WJC President Ronald S. Lauder: 70 years after Arab states rejected UN partition plan – a two-state solution is still possible to

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder: 70 years after Arab states rejected UN partition plan – a two-state solution is still possible to

 

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Small blog pence 1 WJC President Ronald S. Lauder: 70 years after Arab states rejected UN partition plan – a two-state solution is still possible todayWorld Jewish Congress and Israel’s Mission to UN mark 70th anniversary of vote to establish Jewish state; US Vice President Mike Pence: “Under President Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this: America stands with Israel.
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