Ron Prosor: Merkel’s rare love of Israel – Merkel’s political class of foreign leaders, who feel a strong bond with the Jewish people on a personal level, is fading from public life. | israelhayom.com
German voters will decide the fate of their country on Sunday in what is perhaps the closest election in two decades. As they do that, we must take a step back and thank outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel. Although much younger, she is in many ways a direct successor to Konrad Adenauer and Helmut Kohl, who as chancellors presided over the “Special Relationship” between Israel and Germany.