President Reuven Rivlin (left) meets with President Moon Jae-in of South Korea in Seoul, July 15, 2019
Moon says 'well-known Israeli chutzpah' a model for South Korea
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met together with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in all through an reputable go to to the east Asian usa on Monday, with the two leaders signing agreements to reinforce cooperation inside the fields of education and strength.
“We have turned each venture into an opportunity,” Rivlin said, in line with a readout provided by the president’s workplace. “And that is the actual mystery to our increase as a kingdom. We have constructed an army so as to guard us, and a robust, growing economy. We have advanced flourishing agriculture and brought water to the barren region, and you have developed enterprise that the arena looks as much as.”
Noting the rise in popularity inside the study of historical Jewish texts in the us of a, Rivlin proficient Moon with the Baba Kama tractate of the Talmud.
“Both the Jewish and Korean civilizations are based totally on schooling and the take a look at of historic resources of information, together with the Talmud,” he stated.
Moon answered that Israel’s schooling system and “famous Israeli chutzpah” had been fashions for South Korea.
The South Korean president’s remarks come amid controversy again in Israel, with requires Education Minister Rafi Peretz to be eliminated from his role intensifying in the wake of his feedback in guide of homosexual conversion therapy.