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May 8, 2014 9:51 am

Obama Receives Humanity Award From Spielberg’s Holocaust History Foundation

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From the Oval Office, U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on the phone with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sept. 27, 2013. Famed filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s Holocaust history foundation, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, on Wednesday presented President Barack Obama with the Ambassador for Humanity Award at a gala event in Los Angeles.

Obama, citing the Syrian civil war and kidnappings in Nigeria, said that “we have not yet extinguished man’s darkest impulses” from the Holocaust era, reported The Associated Press. His remarks also covered the U.S.-Israel relationship.

“It’s up to us to speak out against rhetoric that threatens the existence of a Jewish homeland and to sustain America’s unshakable commitment to Israel’s security,” Obama said.

The event was attended by about 1,300 people and featured a musical performance by Bruce Springsteen. Spielberg established the USC Shoah Foundation in 1994, a year after he completed the Oscar-winning Holocaust film “Schindler’s List.”

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  • EG

    Benghazi. I.R.S. Fast and Furious. Crumbling health care. Soaring unemployment. Multiplying food-stamp families. Directionless foreign policy. Anti-Israel. Pro-Arab/Muslim. Anti-Constitution. Promoting divisiveness. Promoting government dependency. Promoting out-of-control government at all levels. Supporting redistribution of wealth. Enabling victimhood. Utilizing political-correctness to mask a Liberal-Fascist agenda.

    Barack Hussein Obama is an Ambassador for CALAMITY.

  • E Pluribus Wombat

    Why? Seriously. Based on what?

  • judorebbe

    Yeah, and the same great friend of Israel won the Nobel Peace Prize, too … Every bit as fully deserved as this esteemed award !!!

    By the way, can someone remind me, which Roman emperor made his horse a Senator?