Sandra Leikanger and Yair Netanyahu: Who is the mysterious shiksa girlfriend of Israel’s boy king?

January 26, 2014

[Update, Jan. 29: “>declined to comment to the Assocated Press. “Will and Kate — or Romeo and Juliet?” asks Israeli newspaper “>the unfolding love story between Israel and Norway with some tabloid fireworks, or life is seriously imitating foreign policy right now.

Call it conspiracy, call it coincidence: “> Two vacation photos lifted from Leikanger's then-public Facebook profile confirmed as much.

The scandal? The First Girlfriend is (allegedly) a white-hot Norwegian shiksa.

What's more, the L.A. Jewish Journal can exclusively report that the two have been hanging out since at least the first week of July 2013. Last summer, while following around a U.S. television crew for a yet-to-be-released special on Israel's prime minister, I watched Netanyahu Jr. work his magic at a posh nightclub in Tel Aviv's restored railway complex, surrounded by skinny chicks in bodycon dresses. (Photos below.) He seemed to be flirting with the girl in light green. What I didn't know at the time, though, was that the girl to his left — in the same white, lacy dress “>less-than-diplomatic, very 19-year-old opinions about Arabs and Muslims circa 2011.) However, I did find “>Leikanger's older sister, Ida, also lives in Israel and has converted to Judaism. The two girls reportedly grew up in an Evangelical family in the quaint Norwegian port town of “>peace in the Middle East must take a backseat to one pretty Aryan threat to the bloodline.

Knesset member Nissim Ze'ev, of the conservative Shas party, told the “>told Ynet last week of Norway's recent shift rightward: “The public and the authorities are beginning to understand that relations with Israeli do not necessarily have to be defined by the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the two nations can develop normal ties in every field regardless.”

Every field. EVERY FIELD, guys. Teehee.

In closing, let me just say, as a fellow shiksa of Norwegian descent a few years wiser than my Jewish boyfriend of Israeli descent: Get it, girl. And while you're at it, kindly uphold the modern legacy of the Jewish people.

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