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      Archive: 7/31/2012

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        7/31/2012, Av 12, 5772

      White House Rejects Israel’s Naming Its Capital

      The White House criticized Mitt Romney on Monday for adopting a policy on Jerusalem that is different from previous administrations. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee declared in Jerusalem that the city is the capital of Israel, while the Obama administration and predecessors have refused to do because it includes areas of the city not recognized by the United States as Israeli.