“Cultural agency’s chief Irina Bokova accepts frieze of menorah being carted off by Romans as ‘recognition of the strength of our partnership with Israel’”
She didn’t even get it.
No. Long ago my father would tell me the most effective insult was the one the recipient misunderstood. Until later when response will be misunderstood. Sticks in their craw longer.
Israel was magnanimous in gifing UNESCO a copy of a historical Roman/Italian relic. Nothing more.