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January 19, 2014 10:05 pm

Canadian Prime Minister Harper Welcomed as ‘Friend’ in Israel

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Toronto Star – JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrived in Israel to a hero’s welcome Sunday, celebrated for “being a great friend of Israel and the Jewish people” as he kicked off his tour of the Middle East.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rolled out the red carpet, praising Harper as a “friend” for championing the Jewish people, fighting anti-Semitism and taking a tough stand on Iran.

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