WJC President Lauder welcomes US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

WJC President Lauder welcomes US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

 

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Small blog rsl photo WJC President Lauder welcomes US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital“President Trump has taken a critical and courageous step today… We hope that this declaration will be the beginning of a fresh political process and a move toward peace and stability in the region.”
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