Netanyahu: Israel working to strengthen ties with US Jewish community

July 25, 2016 15:03

Israel is working to strengthen relations with the US Jewish community in light of perceived fears of increased distance between the two, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday.

"We are making efforts to bring them closer and relay the idea that Israel is a home for a Jews," he said at the Knesset State Control Committee.

Netanyahu was invited to the panel to respond to a State Comptroller Report about the Foreign Ministry, including its efforts to fight the BDS movement.

Lahav Harkov contributed to this report.

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