The sudden recollection that his brother Cam is married to a Jewish woman who made him convert, that Cam discovered the grandfather's Jewish orgin while he was on a trip to Israel, that he called his in-laws in the US and proudly announced to them that he is biologically Jewish -- all of it sounds self-consciously apologetic and nicey nice. Kerry has been in the news for 30 years at least and I don't remember his Jewish genes were ever mentioned. And now it is the center piece of his resume. Israelis better be careful. He's gonna stiff you.
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