Boycotted by Jews in Belgium, Welcomed by Likud Deputy Minister in Israel

Likud party strongman who organized visit says Flemish Interest party is not anti-Semitic, blames Haaretz for incitement.

Ofir Akunis, a deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, met last week with a visiting delegation from an extremist right-wing party in Belgium that the Israeli embassy and the Jewish community are boycotting.