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  1/2/2013, Tevet 20, 5773

Netanyahu Quotes Bible to Warn of Hamas Coup in Ramallah

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu quoted this week’s Torah reading, which states, “Now There Arose a New King Over Egypt” and warned of a Hamas takeover of Ramallah. At a meeting of the Bible Circle held by the Prime Minister in memory of his late father-in-law, he said, "Like then, like today. In Egypt, the regime has been replaced, in Syria the regime is being shaken and this could also happen in the Palestinian Authority areas in Judea and Samaria.