“When I spoke to the prime minister, it was clear that Lauder’s intervention with Trump  angered and distressed him”

WJC president must not promote Abbas
by Isi Leibler
May 13, 2017

…I have personally known Lauder for over 20 years…In a lengthy conversation with Lauder, I failed to dissuade him and convince him of the realities of the situation. He spoke with an almost messianic fervor about the peace which we could now grasp. Setting aside the issues, I reminded him that he was breaching an iron law governing Diaspora Jewish leaders: Those not resident in Israel cross lines when they canvass foreign governments to intervene in the security policies of the elected Israeli government. READ MORE

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