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While Bennett Smiled With Merkel, Kurz Made Netanyahu Look Bad

The two German-speaking chancellors were both strong supporters of Israel, but had wildly different relations with its previous prime minister, who they're about to join in the club of former national leaders

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel began her meetings in Jerusalem on Sunday morning, it was impossible to keep track of the number of times her hosts, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and President Isaac Herzog, called her “a true friend.”

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