Politics Netanyahu does not speak for all American Jews (COMMENTARY) By Rebecca Vilkomerson | February 20, 2015 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Politics Subscribe to Politics Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in his office in Jerusalem February 8, 2015. For use ONLY with RNS-VILKOMERSON-COLUMN, transmitted Feb. 20, 2015. Photo courtesy REUTERS/Sebastian Scheiner. Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.(RNS) American Jews are largely appalled by the notion that Netanyahu, or any other Israeli politician -- one that we did not elect and do not choose to be represented by -- claims to speak for us.