Netanyahu Blows Off Mandela Memorial Service

Israelis aghast as leadership goes missing from global delegation at Mandela's funeral.

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Netanyahu skips Mandela memorial. Israelis say 'are you kidding?' (via The Christian Science Monitor)

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem Nov. 17. Fresh off a series of scandals over his high-flying lifestyle and expensive habits, the prime minister said Monday he would skip Nelson Mandela’s funeral…

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