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Thanksgiving turkey stops by the White House before going to college

By  Mary Jane Maxwell Nov 21, 2017 In accordance with a lighthearted  U.S. presidential tradition , this lucky turkey received a “pardon” from President Trump and will escape being the main course of an American Thanksgiving meal. “I’m pleased to report that, unlike millions of other turkeys at this time of the year, Drumstick has a very, very bright future ahead ...
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Blue Flag 2017

Israelis, Americans, French, Greek, Polish, Italians, Germans, and Indians meet in the Israeli desert. It’s not a joke, it’s Exercise  #BlueFlag2017 , which came to a successful ending yesterday.  United States Air Force  participation in the exercise supports our nation’s commitment to Israel’s defense and supports Israel’s qualitative military edge. See you in two years. Shabbat shalom! Photos – ...
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Ambassador David Friedman remarks at the Zionist Organization of America (as prepared)

November 12, 2017 Thank all of you so much for the warm greeting. There are so many people worth mentioning tonight that I could use up all of my allotted time doing nothing else. Between the guests of honor, the presenters and those in attendance, we truly have an all-star line-up which includes many of ...
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Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt Statement on Palestinian Authority Deployment to Gaza Crossing Points

The United States welcomes the Palestinian Authority’s deployment yesterday to the Erez, Kerem Shalom, and Rafah crossing points in Gaza.  The United States believes it is essential that the Palestinian Authority assume full responsibility for Gaza. The United States will be following developments in Gaza closely, while working together with the Palestinian Authority, Israel, and ...
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Listen to this story: Daryl Davis

Listen to this story: Daryl Davis is an extraordinary African-American musician who played rock-n-roll with some of the greatest. But Daryl is not just a musician. He has a hobby: to befriend members of the KKK and other racist groups in the U.S. and… simply talk with them person to person. Throughout the years, many ...
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