The new Israeli ambassador presented his credentials yesterday and tweeted, “Pic w/Pres. Obama-I look fwd to working w/you & your admin to make the bonds b/w Israel & America stronger than ever.'” And he gave the president some cufflinks.
I also gave President Obama these custom-made etched menorah cufflinks all the way from the City of David, Jerusalem pic.twitter.com/eCS1VGChOQ
— Amb. Ron Dermer (@AmbDermer) December 3, 2013
From Scott Roth:
.@AmbDermer in other words from occupied East Jerusalem.
— Scott Roth (@scottroth76) December 4, 2013
The City of David is a Jewish settlement near the Dung Gate of the Old City. On occupied land, and resisted by the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan, whose land it is taking.