Diplomacy: Israel is from Venus, the EU from Mars

15.02.2014                      15.Adar I.5774                      Schuschan P. Katan, Ki Tisa

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Diplomacy: Israel is from Venus, the EU from Mars

The brouhaha following European Parliament President Martin Schulz’s speech to the Knesset this week illustrates the dysfunctionality in Israel-EU ties.

European Parliament President Martin Schulz began an hourlong press briefing over scrambled eggs, lox and coffee with journalists in Jerusalem’s King David Hotel on Wednesday, joking that this would certainly be one of the most difficult meetings of his four-day trip….