Two news reports from that clueless Jewish democracy in the Middle East. Is this kind of messaging really appealing to American Jews?
This morning, the deputy foreign minister of Israel, Danny Ayalon, tweeted out a story about a Nigerian woman’s decision to move to Israel and serve in an Israeli uniform.
Reading the story of Tobi [Cohen] from Nigeria, it is once again clear for all to see: Israel is the home of all Jews,… http://t.co/wZtTF3mYK7
— Danny Ayalon (@DannyAyalon) April 18, 2014
I’m not sure that’s clear to all of them. Especially coming from a member of Avigdor Lieberman’s nationalist party, who has endorsed the idea of a loyalty oath for non-Jews seeking to become citizens.
And this nugget is from Ambassador Ron Dermer’s Passover message, earlier this week. It suggests that Jews everywhere are safer because of having a state in Israel:
As Prime Minister Netanyahu works to secure the future of the one and only Jewish state in the face of great challenges, Jewish people across the world are privileged this Passover, as they have been for the past 65 years, to celebrate the rebirth of a free, sovereign Jewish people in our ancestral homeland.