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    • Stuart Michaels
    • 10.07.13 | 14:24 (IDT)

    Israel has the right to appoint who it wants as ambassador to the US, but US Jews are under no obligation to like him. when he acts like a jerk. If Dermer remains Dermer it will be a disaster for relations with American jews. Dermer comes out of an insular part of the American Jewish community that wants nothing to do with its traditional concerns of legal and economic justice for all and tolerance for racial, religious, ethnic and economic diversity. The Christian right will love him, and for that reason alone most American Jews will dislike him.

    from the article: American Jewish groups welcome choice of Netanyahu's right hand man as U.S. envoy
    First published 02:17 10.07.13 | Last updated 02:17 10.07.13
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