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Israeli Officials Escalate War Of Words With The N.Y. Times


Thomas Friedman is visiting in Israel this week.

Thomas Friedman is visiting in Israel this week.

“I gave Prime Minister Netanyahu a standing ovation not because of any nefarious lobby, but because it is in America’s vital national security interests to support the Jewish State of Israel and it is right for Congress to give a warm welcome to the leader of such a dear and essential ally,” Rothman said. “Mr. Friedman owes us all an apology.”

– JTA (JTA Editor-in-Chief Ami Eden contributed to this report.)

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