SATIRE: Netanyahu Orders Campaign Stopped

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered his country’s Ministry of Defense to immediately shut down its campaign of moving Israelis into the territory of the future Palestinian state. This week, the Jewish Federations of North America called the settlements “insulting,” and the head of the Anti-Defamation League said they were “demeaning.”

This reporter just got off the phone with the Israeli ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, who had brought the fierce American opposition to the campaign to the attention of the Prime Minister. Oren read to me the following statement:

The statement from the Office of the Prime Minister immediately followed a historic letter by the Jewish Federations of North America:

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