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        3/18/2012, Adar 24, 5772

      Israel Sends Condolences to Egyptian Coptic Community

      The Foreign Ministry sent condolences, Sunday evening, to the Coptic community of Egypt and its population in general on the passing of Coptic pope Shenouda the Third.

      The ministry's message read, "Pope Shenouda was an important spiritual leader, who for many years was outstanding in his ministration to the faithful and in his contributions to fraternity and coexistence in Egypt."