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‘Not every decision of ours is perfect’: Bennett responds to uproar over family trip

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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday responded to outcry over his wife taking their children on vacation overseas just days after he recommended Israelis not travel abroad and shuttered the country to tourists to prevent an outbreak of the new Omicron variant of COVID-19.

“I am open to criticism, and in this case I also accept it,” he wrote, addressing the issue at the end of a lengthy Facebook post ahead of the Sabbath.

“Not every criticism is a personal attack, and not every decision of ours is perfect,” the premier added.

He then went on to defend his wife, Gilat, calling her “the most charming and kind-hearted person I know” and explaining that she was only seeking to provide her children with some respite after a tumultuous year “during which their lives were completely turned upside........

© The Times of Israel

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