In First, Israel's Ambassador to Switzerland Boycotts New Israel Fund's Event

Jacob Keidar had been slated to participate at a panel titled 'Is Israeli democracy in danger?' along with Haaretz publisher Amos Schocken; Foreign Ministry says Keidar backed out because conference organized by NIF and due to provocative panel title.

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The Israeli ambassador to Switzerland, Jacob Keidar, has decided to boycott a conference in Zurich held by the New Israel Fund, after having previously confirmed his attendance. The conference is scheduled to...