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  2/18/2013, Adar 8, 5773

PM Netanyahu Praises and Thanks the Pope


PM Netanyahu wrote a letter of appreciation to Pope Benedictus the 16th in wake of his decision to retire this month. “In the name of the nation of Israel I wish to thank you for reinforcing relations between Jews and Christians, and for defending Jewish and Christian values. I fondly remember your historic visit to Israel in 2009, when you admiringly referred to Judaism as 'the Big Sister of Christianity'.”

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