Some trims made to pro-Obama video

The pro-Barack Obama video featuring retired Israeli security officials is about a minute and a half shorter. That’s because two of the participants have been edited out of the film.

Former Mossad director Ephraim Halevy and retired Gen. Uzi Dayan had complained that they were not aware that interviews they had done this summer about the U.S. presidential candidates would be used in a video endorsing Obama. They were among seven retired generals and intelligence officials who appeared in the Jewish Council for Education and Research-distributed video.

Halevy and Dayan no longer appear on the video available at JCER’s Website, and the organization confirmed Monday that the two men were removed from it last week.

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