BREAKING: Alan Dershowitz has sent Prime Minister Netanyahu a copy of the recent “Palestinian Chicken” Curb Your Enthusiasm episode and suggested he watch it with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Dershowitz disclosed as much in an interview with the Columbia Current: “I recently sent a copy of ‘Palestinian Chicken,’ that Larry David gave me, to Prime Minister Netanyahu—with the suggestion that he invite Abbas over to watch it together. And maybe if they both get a good laugh, they can begin a negotiating process.” Dershowitz then confirmed that he knew that Bibi has received the DVD. He did not point out that the Palestinian restaurant Larry loves in that episode is actually called “Al-Abbas.”
The lightning-rod Harvard Law professor touched on many other topics as well, including the incident at Columbia in which a professor has been accused of “steering” a Jewish student away from a class taught by Professor Joseph Massad.
But, I mean, really! The prospect of Netanyahu and Abbas watching the episode together is as delicious as, well, Palestinian chicken. “Which reminds me of something Theodor Herzl once said.”
Brooklyn, Steering, and Palestinian Chicken: An Interview With Alan Dershowitz [Columbia Current]
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