Former US Ambassador David Friedman warned by White House: ‘Don’t be so Jewish’
Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman was warned by a State Department staffer in 2017 not to be “so Jewish,” Breitbart has revealed.
Friedman reportedly recounts the anti-Semitic episodes in his new book, “Sledgehammer: How Breaking with the Past Brought Peace to the Middle East,” which is set to be released on Feb. 8.
The book centers on how the White House under former U.S. President Donald Trump successfully achieved the Abraham Accords and a new era of peace in the region.
The excerpt from the book that was shared by Breitbart is as follows:
Word of my stubborn insistence on standing with our ally Israel had now circulated widely within the State Department. Another senior staffer decided to call me and offer the following advice: “Mr. Ambassador, don’t be so Jewish.”
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