Minister of Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett, like an unsavory realtor, is trying to spin a Western Wall agreement — touting the existing rickety, wooden, scaffold platform as a penthouse with a prime panoramic view. He wants to convince us that this is a worthy “new” compromise. Neither new nor worthy, it is not a compromise to which we will ever agree.
Last week, Bennett said the government’s decision to halt the Kotel Agreement was a slap in the face to Diaspora Jewry (he forgot about women, of course). Today, he claimed that the mistake was the timing and way it was done, i.e., not the decision itself.