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March 27, 2012 2:00 am
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Israel Passport Case

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U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Photo: wiki commons.

Haaretz – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the American parents of a boy born in Jerusalem can go to court in order to argue that their son’s U.S. passport may list Israel as his birthplace.

Due to the State Department’s long-standing policy, nine-year-old Menachem Zivotofsky’s birth certificate, and thus his passport, show Jerusalem with no specified country of birth.

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