There is a reason this man has been consistently "in the shadows" here in the US and the Obama administration. He is in way over his head. I once held out hope for him because he is supposedly an Orthodox Jew. I ahve my doubts. These people are "fiddling while Rome burns" as we say in the US. Pay them no mind whatever.
Donald Trump: Israeli settlement construction in West Bank should 'keep going' (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S.: Emanuel 'didn't threaten to walk away' from Mideast peace process