Bibi Is a Liar, So What's the Fuss?

By Leonard Fein

Forward Association, 2011

Presidents Sarkozy and Obama having been caught on a hot mic calling Benjamin Netanyahu a liar, the American Jewish community has whipped itself into a tempest, demanding apologies not just to Bibi, but somehow, to all of Israel. But Bibi is a liar; all politicians are. Israelis forgive him because at least this liar delivers. Once again, American Jewish organizations have utterly missed the point, managing to imply anti-Israel and antisemitic motivations where nothing but personal and political animus exists.

Topic: Anti-Zionism, Diaspora Relations, Diplomacy, Israel-Diaspora Relations, International Relations, Anti-Israel Sentiment, Israel Advocacy, US-Israel Relations, Hasbara

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

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Coverage: Israel , United States

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Fein, Leonard. Bibi Is a Liar, So What's the Fuss?. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 2011: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15464


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