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Amb. Friedman's Criticism Spurs Public Spat With Israeli Newspaper

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By    |   Friday, 09 February 2018 10:41 AM

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman is embroiled in a public spat with the Haaretz newspaper after criticizing an unflattering column written about him.

A Haaretz columnist penned a critical piece titled "U.S. Ambassador to Israel's Ambulance" after a Friedman tweet earlier in the week:

In the column, Haaretz called Friedman "an occupation friendly ambassador" while criticizing Friedman's tweet.

Friedman fired back early Friday:

That drew responses from the Haaretz publisher and another columnist:

Diplomatic correspondent Barak Ravid of Israel's Channel 10 news called Friedman's public criticism unprecedented.

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U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman is embroiled in a public spat with the Haaretz newspaper after criticizing an unflattering column written about him.
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