Rivlin: PM taught in home where Zionism was uncompromising

By REUTERS
April 30, 2012 09:46

Knesser speaker Reuven Rivlin told Israel Radio on Monday that "Bibi learned the pure Zionism from a man who was so close to Jabotinsky." 

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's father, often believed to have had a great influence on his son's right-wing politics, died on Monday at the age of 102.

Rivlin added that the prime minister "was educated in a home where Zionism was a Zionism with no compromise... though Bibi's realpolitik was much more developed."

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