Fleur Cates, All You Need To Know About Benjamin Netanyahu’s Ex-Wife

Fleur Cates

Fleur Cates (now Harlan) is the Ex-wife an American philanthropist, and ex-wife of Benjamin Netanyahu. Fleur Cates’s Ex-husband, Benjamin is an Israeli politician who served as the ninth prime minister of Israel from 1996 to 1999 and from 2009 to 2021.

Fleur was born in England but the exact date and place of birth are unknown. She has a B.A. degree from Cambridge University, England, and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School, Boston, U.S.A. She is a very learned person.

Fleur and her Ex-husband Netanyahu, met in 1978 when they were working at the Boston Consulting Group and they two fell in love and started an affair. At the time, Netanyahu was married and his wife Miriam Weizmann was pregnant, and his marriage ended in divorce soon afterward, when his wife discovered the affair between him and Fleur Cates. Netanyahu married Fleur in 1981, and she converted to Judaism and moved to Israel with him. However, their marriage didn’t last long, they divorced in 1984.

Fleur Cates is a member of the US Studies Centre’s Council of Advisors, a Trustee of The Manhattan Institute, and a member of Business Executives for National Security, an America-wide, nonpartisan organization of senior executives using their business experience to help government leaders implement solutions to national security problems. She resides in Manhattan, New York. 

Facts about Fleur Cates’ Ex Husband

Fleur Cates’ Ex-Husband Netanyahu was the second of three children. He was initially raised and educated in Jerusalem, where he attended Henrietta Szold Elementary School. A copy of his evaluation from his 6th-grade teacher Ruth Rubenstein indicated that Netanyahu was courteous, polite, and helpful; that his work was “responsible and punctual”; and that he was friendly, disciplined, cheerful, brave, active, and obedient.

1. Fleur Cates’ Ex-Husband is the Leader of the right-wing Likud Party.

2. He Is known throughout Israel by the nickname “Bibi.

3. He “Spent his teenage years in the United States; went to high school in Philadelphia.

4. Fleur Cates’ Ex-Husband is the First Israeli prime minister to be born after the state was founded in 1948.

5. Netanyahu’s brother, Yonatan, was killed in action in 1976 while leading a mission to rescue Israeli passengers on a hijacked Air France plane.

6. Netanyahu organized two international conferences on ways to combat terrorism, one in 1979 and another in 1984.

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