Unusual Honor for U.S. Jews on Israeli Independence Day Fires Up Local Twittersphere

Moments after Billionaire philanthropist Michael Steinhardt and Rabbi Marvin Hier lit a torch on Mount Herzl, Israelis took to Twitter to vent their frustration. Some found their English speeches particularly offensive

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Not all Israelis were thrilled by their government’s decision to give the honor of lighting an Independence Day torch to two prominent American Jews, and some of them took to social media on Monday night to...