Benjamin Netanyahu is born in Tel Aviv, Israel, growing up in Jerusalem then Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father, Jewish historian Benzion Netanyahu, works as a professor. His mother is a stay-at-home mother. He goes to Cheltenham High School in Cheltenham, Philadelphia.
You taught me, Father, how to correctly view reality, how to understand what it contains within it and draw the necessary conclusions. It certainly wasn’t an easy thing for you, because there were always those who did not see as you did, ridiculed, laughed at or belittled your conclusions. But I believe that in this, as well, you taught me to distinguish between the important and the unimportant, and concentrate on the important.