‘The Netanyahus’: A Crazy Story About Netanyahu That Has Nothing to Do With His Political Troubles

Joshua Cohen talks about his hilarious but dead-serious book ‘The Netanyahus,’ which he purportedly based on a real-life visit by Benzion Netanyahu (Bibi’s dad) to Cornell University in 1960

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, with his father Benzion. The latter died in 2012 at age 102.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, with his father Benzion. The latter died in 2012 at age 102.Credit: Avi Ohayon / GPO
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Benzion Netanyahu. "I do think there are some weird, uncomfortable lessons to be drawn from Benzion Netanyahu’s history," Cohen says.Credit: Tomer Appelbaum
A photo of Ben Netanyahu playing soccer. Photo from Cheltenham High School yearbook, 1967. Credit: Cheltenham High School
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his father Benzion. The latter was “a Revisionist with a large R and a revisionist with a small R,” Cohen says.Credit: Amos Ben Gershom / GPO
The aftermath of the terror attack at the Sbarro pizzeria in Jerusalem in 2001. Credit: Eyal Warshavsky

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