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By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff

DAY 5: Netanyahu: It’s Going To Take Time: “We are here in the midst of a complex operation. We need to be prepared for the possibility that it may take time. This is a serious event and there will be serious consequences. We are working together in a considered, responsible and very determined manner.” Netanyahu urged the international community to decry the kidnapping: “I expect all responsible elements in the international community – some of whom rush to condemn us for any construction in this place or for enclosing a balcony in Gilo – to strongly condemn this reprehensible and deplorable act of abducting three youths.” After 5 days and without mentioning Hamas, the EU finally released a statement: “We condemn in the strongest terms the abduction of 3 Israeli students in the West Bank and call for their immediate release.” [Statement] (more…)

Jewish Insider Daily Kickoff – Nov 25

Special Report: Behind the scenes of the deal between the ‘Great Satan’ and ‘Axis of Evil’ [Reuters

Longer-Term Deal With Iran Faces Major Challenges: “The euphoria over the signing of a historic nuclear agreement with Iran gave way to sober reality Sunday as the parties clashed over a key element of the deal and congressional skeptics threatened to thwart it.” [WashingtonPost]

Obama called Netanyahu and the two spoke for close to a half hour: [US Embassy]

Israeli Officials Knew White House Was Holding Secret Talks With Iran: [BuzzFeed]

AP – Israel’s options limited: [Associated Press] (more…)