Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has created a storm by appointing as the head of public diplomacy a West Bank settler who has called President Barack Obama anti-semitic, equated John Kerry to a standup comedian, and lambasted Israel’s president as not important enough to be a target for assassins. Netanyahu will be in Washington next week to try to patch up strained relations.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has created a storm by appointing as the head of public diplomacy a West Bank settler who has called President Barack Obama anti-semitic, equated John Kerry to a standup comedian, and lambasted Israel’s president as not important enough to be a target for assassins. Netanyahu will be in Washington next week to try to patch up strained relations. Debbie Hill AP
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has created a storm by appointing as the head of public diplomacy a West Bank settler who has called President Barack Obama anti-semitic, equated John Kerry to a standup comedian, and lambasted Israel’s president as not important enough to be a target for assassins. Netanyahu will be in Washington next week to try to patch up strained relations. Debbie Hill AP

New Israeli chief of diplomacy once called Obama anti-Semitic

November 05, 2015 5:34 PM