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Not Brazil!

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Submitted by Dan Schwartz (United States), Dec 31, 2018 at 20:57

Methinks you missed the memo, with the inauguration of President Jair Bolsonaro in a few hours — And Bibi is spending six days in the country.

Netanyahu, Mike Pompeo to attend inauguration of Brazilian President:
Israel is also proactively seeking to increase its economic ties with Latin America, including Brazil which hosts the world's ninth largest Jewish community.
https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Netanyahu-Pompeo-to-attend-January-1-inauguration-of-Brazilian-President-575168

Brazil's move of embassy only a question of time, Netanyahu says
"I expect to receive Bolsonaro with the same spirit and friendship with which he received me."
https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Benjamin-Netanyahu/Brazils-move-of-embassy-only-a-question-of-time-Netanyahu-575840

DP writes,
"The second, no less important, involves the global Left's growing hostility to Israel.

"This pattern can be found consistently from South Korea to Thailand to South Africa to Sweden to Brazil."

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Last I heard, Bolsonaro is on the right, so Brazil quite fits my view that the Left is anti-Israel and the Right is pro-Israel.

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