Apparently it was done for satirical reasons, but the many including the Anti-defamation league aren’t laughing:
ALGEMEINER – A video satirizing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent press conference with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton which aired on Dutch TV has caused concern among the Netherlands’ Jewish community, and has been condemned by the Anti-Defamation League.
The film depicts Netanyahu bragging that Israel targets Gaza civilians, particularly children. The film is made to look genuine and splices together comments made by the Prime Minister from various speeches. …
“This video is a blatant manipulation of the truth and a defamation of Israel’s policies and record in the recent Pillar of Defense operation. The real threat of this video is that those who are misinformed, or those who already hostile to Israel, will believe that this video is real and that Prime Minister Netanyahu celebrates in the killing of civilians in Gaza,” Abraham Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League wrote in an email to The Algemeiner.
The Dutch Chief Rabbi of Holland, Yaacov Jacobs, told The Algemeiner that the fact that such a video could air to a wide audience is symptomatic of the polarized atmosphere in the Netherlands press today.
Here’s the video:
(h/t: Jawa Report)
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