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April 23, 2012 1:35 pm

Obama at Holocaust Museum: “When Attempts are Made to De-legitimize the State of Israel, We Oppose Them”

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U.S. President Barack Obama (left) with Israeli President Shimon Peres (right). Photo: wiki commons.

JTA – President Obama in an address at a Holocaust remembrance event said he would “always be there for Israel” and defended his administration’s record on preventing atrocities.

Obama spoke Monday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, a few days after Holocaust Remembrance Day. Prior to his address, he took a tour of the museum guided by Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust memoirist and Nobel Peace laureate.

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