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        5/2/2013, Iyar 22, 5773

      Netanyahu Congratulates Wertheimer


      Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu telephoned businessman Eitan Wertheimer on Wednesday evening and congratulated him on the sale of the family company, Iscar, to Warren Buffett.

      Netanyahu told Wertheimer, "Congratulations. Warren Buffett knows what he’s investing in. You created a huge thing here. Israel is a good country in which to do business and I urge other investors to come here as well."

      "Give my regards to your father, Stef, as well,” Netanyahu added. “This is a certificate of honor to you and the Israeli industry. Thank you also on behalf of the state treasury."