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Tzipi Livni ‘Deeply Disturbed’ By Nazi Salute in Pro-Trump Rally

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Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni wrote on Twitter that she was “deeply disturbed” by a video of Donald Trump supporters making the Nazi salute at a conference hosted by the white nationalist National Policy Institute in Washington, DC.

“Hail Trump, hail our people, hail victory!” said National Policy Institute leader Richard Spencer at a November 19 conference. Attendees responded with cheers and the Nazi salute.

Livni called on world leaders to repudiate contemporary Nazism.

Israel’s right wing leaders have embraced Trump.

Last week, Yoav Hendel, an Israeli military historian who is the head of the Institute for Zionist Strategies think tank, wrote on Twitter what he thinks American Jews should do if they don’t like Trump.

Contact Naomi Zeveloff at or on Twitter @naomizeveloff


Naomi Zeveloff

Naomi Zeveloff

Naomi Zeveloff is the former Middle East correspondent of the Forward, primarily covering Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni ‘Deepy Disturbed’ By American Nazi Salute

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