Israelis Threaten to "Blow Up" Bar Mitzvah For Rahm Emanuel's Son
Rahmbo and his children (Jerusalem Post)
White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel’s plan to take his son, Zach, to Jerusalem’s famous Western Wall for his Jewish coming-of-age ritual appeared to have run into serious trouble.
Two notorious, right-wing Jewish activists got wind of the bar mitzvah trip, due to take place next week, and warned Emanuel they would “blow up” the celebration. They accuse Emanuel of being behind President Obama’s tough stance against Jewish settlements in occupied territory.
Itamar Ben Gvir and Baruch Marzel wrote to Emanual: “We promise to accompany your son’s bar mitzvah events in Israel, we will make sure to receive you as you deserve to be received … with catcalls and disgust.”
…Ben Gvir and Marzel have reportedly offered to take the teenager “on a day of fun without his father, in which we will hold a jeep tour in the various heritage sites of the Jewish people such as the Western Wall, the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Joseph’s Tomb. We can only hope he will return to his father and teach him a few things about the Jewish peoples’ heritage.”
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