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February 13, 2015 10:41 am

Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel Endorses Upcoming Netanyahu Congress Speech

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Elie Wiesel has spoken in support of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming address to Congress. Photo: David Shankbone.

Reuters – Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel is lending his support to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s March 3 speech to Congress on the dangers of Iran’s nuclear program – an address that has antagonized the White House and divided American Jews.

An outspoken New Jersey Orthodox rabbi, Shmuley Boteach, said on Thursday he is placing full-page advertisements in two of the leading US newspapers, The New York Times and The Washington Post, featuring Wiesel’s endorsement of Netanyahu’s speech.

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