Another Israeli news site is reporting that Emmanuel held a pre- bar mitzvah banquet at a non-kosher restaurant in Eilat, then handed the bill to an official of the Ministry of Tourism in attendance. If true, it's hardly surprising. It is, after all, "the Chicago way". But (again, if true why should the M of T be paying the bill for a private gathering?
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from the article: Rahm Emanuel visits Israel to celebrate son's bar mitzvah