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Did Israel Snub Obama's U.N Speech?

Did Israel Snub Obama's U.N Speech?

Apparently not.

Back in March, a lot was said about Obama walking out of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in order to attend a private dinner.

On Thursday, the president gave his U.N. General Assembly address, and Israel may have returned the snub: a video of the speech shows that Israel's delegation was not in attendance. Or, if it was, it was not sitting at it's assigned spot. However it is reportedly a Jewish holiday*:

Under normal circumstances, might the delegation have come anyway?

*UPDATE: According to the Jewish Calendar, the Jewish Holiday of Sukut ("Feast of Tabernacles") is being observed today.

The Blaze tried to reach the Consulate General of Isreal in New York to confirm, but was unsuccessful. According to the Consulate's website, the office is closed: "Please note!  the consular department will be closed to the public on Thursday and Friday, September 23rd and September 24th following the 'Sukut' Holiday." No work is permitted on the first and second days of the holiday.

No snubbing to see here folks -- move along.

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