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  1/25/2012, Shevat 1, 5772

Former Israeli Envoy to US: Replace Obama

President Obama should be replaced, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Dan Gillerman told a women’s Zionist conference. In a 180-degree turn from the usually complimentary, if not patronizing, views of diplomats serving terms in foreign countries, Gillerman told the annual Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO) conference in Tel Aviv Tuesday night that President Obama’s “weakness” has left Israel with having “to keep apologizing for itself all the time.”