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Netanyahu’s Son Posts Anti-Semitic Meme on Facebook, Gets Cheers From White Supremacists

Netanyahu’s son Yair captioned the Tweet in Hebrew as 'The food chain,' implying that there are nefarious forces secretly orchestrating opposition to his father. SOURCE: Haaretz/Twitter

By Jason Silverstein | 10 September 2017

HAARETZ — Keep Bibi’s boy away from the memes.

The son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu mortified the country’s political leaders — and won the approval of white supremacists — when he posted an anti-Semitic cartoon on Facebook Sunday.

Yair Netanyahu, 26, appeared to post the meme as a sarcastic defense against criticism of his father’s leadership in the Jewish holy land.

The crude cartoon showed billionaire activist George Soros dangling planet Earth in front of a giant lizard figure, which is a common internet symbol for mysterious figures who run the world from afar. The lizard, in turn, dangles an illuminati symbol over a stereotypical drawing of a conniving Jewish man.

The meme also included depictions of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Netanyahu critic Eldad Yaniv and Meni Naftali, a former home caretaker for Netanyahu who has called for the prime minister to be indicted for alleged corruption. All three are seen to be following the lead of the lizard, the Jewish caricature and Soros. […]

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his son Yair. PHOTO: Haaretz/Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty
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