Ignoring threats, Jordanian sworn in as Israel envoy

09.10.2012                      23.Tischrei. 5773                      Simchat Torah

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Ignoring threats, Jordanian sworn in as Israel envoy

Walid Obeidat rejects warnings from his clan not to become Jordan's ambassador to Israel, fills position after 2-year vacancy.

The new Jordanian ambassador to Israel, Walid Obeidat, was sworn in Monday before King Abdullah after rejecting threats from his powerful clan not to accept the job….