Benjamin Netanyahu canceled his planned appearance next week at the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly.
I was told the reason had to do with conflicts with the commemoration of Yitzhak Rabin’s 1995 assassination.
At least one JTA reader tweeted wonderment at the excuse — wouldn’t Netanyahu have known months in advance of the Rabin commemoration dates?
Now, Jeffrey Goldberg. at the Atlantic, insinuates another theory: the International Atomic Energy Agency is due to release its latest Iran-nuclear analysis next Tuesday.
If the report is damning, might it provide a pretext for some action by Israel?