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Benjamin Netanyahu's motorcade at JFK airport in New York, Thursday (photo credit: Raphael Ahren/The Times of Israel)
Benjamin Netanyahu’s motorcade at JFK airport in New York, Thursday (photo credit: Raphael Ahren/The Times of Israel)

And here’s a curtain-raiser for today’s speeches by our diplomatic correspondent Raphael Ahren, who flew out to New York on the prime minister’s plane. Noted Ahren: In announcing four weeks ago that he had decided to fly to New York for the gathering — even though it falls inconveniently in the Jewish calendar, beginning on Yom Kippur and ending just ahead of Sukkot — Netanyahu said he was going “to tell the nations of the world in a loud and clear voice the truth about the Iranian regime of terror, which constitutes the greatest threat to world peace.”

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