At Peres' Funeral, Obama, Bill Clinton Remind Netanyahu Not to Rewrite History
Israeli politicians speaking at the funeral – first and foremost the prime minister – failed to mention Palestinian President Abbas, who showed courage and humanity by attending. Author Amos Oz was the only one to bring up Oslo, melting the schmaltz that the speakers before him piled on.
A few minutes before Shimon Peres’ funeral, as the plaza on Mount Herzl filled up with kings, presidents and prime ministers from the world over, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President...
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