Weah Awarded One of Israel’s Highest Awards -For Championing the Rights of the Jewish State of Israel
Jerusalem, Israel – Being the first African nation to establish diplomatic relations with the State of Israel, Liberia continues to not only maintain friendly ties with “God’s chosen people” based on the West African nation’s own strong Christian heritage, but its national leaders have continued to support the virtues and rights of the Jewish State of Israel. Reciprocating his unwavering support to the ideals of the Jewish State of Israel, the Friends of Zion (FOZ) on Wednesday, July 5, 2023 bestowed on President George Manneh Weah its highest honor.
Presenting the Award at the Friends of Zion Museum in Jerusalem, FOZ President Michael Evans recounted President Weah’s unwavering stance in support of the Jewish Nation, the State of Israel globally, including at the United Nations and other international forums.
“The Friends of Zion Museum is your home just as Israel is your home. If you support Israel, you support the Jewish people,” Mr. Evans maintained.
Speaking further, the FOZ President said President Weah has demonstrated support for the state of Israel on the African continent and global summits.
Earlier, the Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen heaped praises on President Weah not only for his support for the Jewish Nation but also for the great job being done in Liberia and his advocacy for global peace and security
“You are doing great work for the people of Liberia. You have stood and continue to stand for the rights of the Jewish Nation and the world,” the Min. Cohen asserted further, noting that President Weah deserves the award.
Minister Cohen promised Israel’s unwavering commitment to President Weah and the people of Liberia.
Responding, the Liberian Chief Executive thanked the Friends of Zion for the award and reiterated his commitment to the just cause of the Jewish Nation and to world peace.
“This award is a motivation for me to continue what I have been doing for the Jewish people and Israel,” President Weah said.
The Friends of Zion Award, since its inception, has been given to presidents and diplomats who fought and advocated for the rights and existence of the Jewish Nation.
The most recent honorees of the award are George W. Bush and Donald Trump, former presidents of the United States of America, as well as Mike Pence, former vice president of the US, as well.