Watch – Netanyahu on Possibility of Son Entering Politics: ‘I Hope Not’

The Times of Israel reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political career may be closing in on four decades — and if he finishes his current term as PM in 2019, he will have become Israel’s longest-serving head of state — but he apparently hopes his children don’t follow in his footsteps.

In a clip from an interview with Fox News set to air on Sunday, Netanyahu answered a resounding “no! no” when asked whether he encourages his children to enter political life. Netanyahu has a daughter, Noa, 39, from a previous marriage and two sons, Yair, 26 and Avner, 22, with his wife Sara Netanyahu.

In recent months, as Yair Netanyahu has entered the spotlight and made headlines locally and internationally, the Hebrew media has began to speculate that Netanyahu is grooming his second-born son to eventually take his place in the political world.

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