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Incoming ambassador to UK called for “expanding” Israel’s borders

By Asa Winstanley

Israel’s incoming ambassador to the UK has called for “expanding” Israel into neighbouring Arab countries, a video of an old speech shows.

In it, Tzipi Hotovely expressed her preference for right-wing Zionist anthem “Two Banks to the Jordan,” a Hebrew song which in 1929 laid claim to the entirety of Palestine and what became the state of Jordan.

Having earlier in the speech criticized some Israeli politicians for the “mentality that doesn’t look 20 years ahead,” she articulated her vision for what she has called Greater Israel. (more…)

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