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  Shvat 25, 5773 , 05/02/13

Obama to Make First Visit to Israel this Spring

US President Barack Obama, who received flack for not visiting Israel during his first term in office, has finally announced plans to visit the country, the White House told Reuters.

According to the White House, Obama spoke with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu about his upcoming visit when the President phoned Netanyahu last week to congratulate him on his election victory.  According to Channel 10, Obama is due to arrive in Israel on March 20. 

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