In 1949, on this day the Democrat Senator from Pennsylvania, Benjamin Nathaniel was born in Tel Aviv to Zila (née Segal) and Professor Benzion Netanyahu.
An article from the POTUS Nathaniel thread.
Senator Benjamin Nathaniel (D-PA)After the failure of the Jewish State in Palestine, his family fled to the United States where they settled in a suburb of Philadelphia. He graduated from the Cheltenham High School where his energetic participation in the debate club encouraged him to speak American English with a Philadelphia accent and anglacize his forename to Benjamin.
He studied and earned a B.S. degree in architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975, an M.S. degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 1977, and studied political science at Harvard University. After a successful career as a furniture company's chief marketing officer, he ran a lucrative consultancy firm specialising in public relations.
During 1992, he narrowly beat Arlen Specter in a Senatorial Race as Republicans were swept aside by Bill Clinton's resurgent Democrat Party. That very same year saw the reversion of a temporary settlement for Jewish refugees in the United States. By the final days of the fifty year agreement dating back to the Holocaust, Sitka had become a sprawling metropolis at the center of the Jewish settlement in Alaska. And Netanyahu became a lonely voice in the Senate arguing for a right to return policy under which the United States would sponsor a partial resettlement of Palestine. Of course this issue was deeply personal to him; ever since childhood his parents had described their last memories of Jerusalem as "a city of blood and slogans painted on the wall, severed heads on telephone poles".
This article is a part of the Sitka thread.