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Obama Heckled During Speech to Israeli People

11:02 AM, Mar 21, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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President Barack Obama was heckled during a speech today to the Israeli people:

"This is part of the lively debate we talked about," Obama said. "This is good."

He added, "You know, I have to say, we actually arranged for that because it made me feel at home. You know, I wouldn't feel comfortable if I didn't have at least one heckler."

The heckler appeared to be screaming in Hebrew, though it's not clear what he was saying.

UPDATE: The White House pool reporter adds:

There was a heckler about 15 minutes into remarks. Man standing to Obama’s left back near center press platform began shouting in Hebrew. A reliable Hebrew speaker seated near pool says the shouting was about Pollard. We presume calling for his release. Pool couldn’t see what happened to the heckler.

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