In her interview, Hotovely argued that most Jews living outside Israel, especially in the USA, lead "convenient" lives and do not understand the complexity of the region. But Hotovely's remarks appeared to dig further than normal by questioning the commitment of American Jews to their own country, an idea that Jewish groups in the US say is an anti-Semitic trope.
Hotevely walked back her remarks somewhat on Thursday, saying that she was trying discuss the complexity of life in Israel under the persistent cloud of terrorism, reports left-leaning Israeli newspaper Haaretz. A lot of them are having quite convenient lives.
In a Hebrew-language video statement posted on Facebook later in the day, Hotovely said, "If any of the lone soldiers in Israel were hurt because they thought I directed my comments at them, I certainly did not direct my comments at any such soldier who serves in the Israel Defense Forces".
She added that one of her goals is to "bring American Jews closer to Israel..."
In the interview, she also mentioned that U.S. Jews don't visit the Western Wall, which is now at the center of a controversy between Israel and Jews around the world over the creation of a non-Orthodox prayer site. "There is no room for such attacks and these comments do not represent Israel's position", he said.
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Hotovely's office issued a statement in response to the outcry clarifying that "despite the fact that only a small part of the full interview was distributed, it is important to say that most of the interview spoke about the importance that Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely sees in the connection between us and American Jewry and that Israel is the home of all the Jews in the world". "To all Americans who had relatives who fought in the Second World War, I salute you all". She recognized, however, the contributions U.S. Jewry makes to Israel. "For the past 20 years the topic of the Jewish community in the U.S. has concerned me and I truly feel that we are part of a family".
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Despite the negative press and rebuke in the Knesset, many comments on social media defended Hotovely.
An invitation to Hotovely to speak earlier this month at Princeton University Hillel was rescinded after a liberal group on campus called her racist over her past comments on Israeli Arabs.
When asked about criticism of Israeli security policies by some Jewish Americans, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely questioned whether "people that never send their children to fight for their country" could understand Israel's position.
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In an interview with the BBC , Saeed said the court's decision was proof of his innocence with regard to the Mumbai attacks. Pakistan has released a militant wanted by US authorities from house arrest, after a court ordered an end to his detention.
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