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Protesters heckle Obama adviser in Israel

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    AP – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, shakes hands with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, …


    Thu May 27, 2:42 pm ET

    JERUSALEM – Two ultranationalist Israeli activists have been arrested for shouting insults at White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.

    The two men approached Emanuel Thursday as he was touring with his family under heavy security.

    The protesters began shouting insults and slogans from afar, yelling, "Jerusalem is not for sale." They were referring to the White House pressure for Israel to halt construction in disputed

    Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says they were quickly detained and taken for questioning.

    Emanuel is in Israel to celebrate his son's bar mitzvah, a coming-of-age ceremony for 13-year-old Jewish boys. Emanuel has also taken time out of his private visit to meet with

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Two ultranationalist Israeli activists have been arrested for shouting insults at White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.

    The two men approached Emanuel Thursday as he was touring Jerusalem's with his family under heavy security.

    The protesters began shouting insults and slogans from afar, yelling, "Jerusalem is not for sale." They were referring to the White House pressure for Israel to halt construction in disputed east Jerusalem.

    Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says they were quickly detained and taken for questioning.

    Emanuel is in Israel to celebrate his, a coming-of-age ceremony for 13-year-old Jewish boys. Emanuel has also taken time out of his private visit to meet with Israeli leaders.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100527/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_israel_rahm_emanuel
     
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