Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu smiles as he attends the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee at the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, in Jerusalem November 19, 2018.
(photo credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu poked fun at his criminal probes in his yearly Hanukkah video, released Sunday, hours after police recommended his indictment in Case 4000.
"How long must one wait in line for sufganiyot," a perturbed customer asks in a bakery. "And every year its the same story!"
"I call them all the time asking for takeaway," the prime minister tells the customer, who looks surprised to see the head of state. "They don't believe me and they think I'm pulling one over on them so they call the cops on me," Netanyahu continues."
"Case 5000," the customer jokes to Netanyahu.
"Forget it, who's counting anyway," fires back Netanyahu.
Netanyahu spends the rest of the video preaching the values of patience, explaining to his new friend how it in the long run is for his beneift.
The prime minister also poked fun at his role as defense minister, which he has held since Avidgor Liberman resigned from the post
, telling his friend he knows his name is Dani since, "a prime minister and defense minister knows things."
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