For Kushner, Israel Policy May Be Shaped by the Personal

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law, has a profound connection to Israel. When he meets with the country’s prime minister on Wednesday, it will be a gathering influenced by old encounters and shared experiences.

Jared Kushner, second from left, with his wife, Ivanka Trump, and Stephen K. Bannon, the president’s chief adviser, at the White House on Friday for a visit by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan. Doug Mills/The New York Times

by Jodi Kantar

New York Times

When Jared Kushner was 17 years old, he stood where a million Jews had been murdered and listened to Israel’s prime minister stress the country’s importance.

“The Holocaust could have been prevented. We know it could not have taken place had the Jewish state been established a few years earlier,” the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said in 1998, standing amid the ruins of an Auschwitz-Birkenau crematory. He had just led Mr. Kushner and thousands of other teenagers waving Israeli flags in a procession through the camp’s gates and past the barracks. As part of the commemoration, the group would soon leave Poland and fly to Israel, to complete the journey from slaughter to Zionist rebirth.

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  1. Debbie Menon  February 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

    They believe that nuclear weapon-less Iranians, facing hundreds of Israeli nuclear bombs, are a threat to Israel. SAD!
    The Power of Israel over the United States – http://mycatbirdseat.com/2015/03/90536the-power-of-israel-over-the-united-states/

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