Some 100,000 Palestinian laborers from the West Bank work in Israel and its settlements, which are widely seen internationally as illegal and an obstacle to peace.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had said this week that as a gesture of goodwill, Israel would donate vaccine doses to the Palestinian Authority and a number of other countries
Israel has been importing Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc vaccines. According to the Health Ministry, it has administered at least one Pfizer dose to almost 50% of its 9 million population as well as to Palestinians in East Jerusalem.
“I inform you that anti-Semitism is not funny. It is dangerous and false,” wrote Edelstein on Twitter Monday, in Hebrew.
“Together, the leaders discussed the importance of continued close consultation on regional security issues, including Iran,” the White House said.
Remarks by Israel’s envoy to Washington comes at a touchy juncture for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Deputy health director had said: “In two weeks of peace more people died than in 70 years of war’