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  Cheshvan 25, 5775 , 18/11/14

President Obama Urges Calm in Wake of Synagogue Attack

US President Barack Obama condemned the terror attack at a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, while simultaneously urging Israelis and residents of the Palestinian Authority to exhibit calm and reduce tensions in the region.
   "At this sensitive moment in Jerusalem, it is all the more important for Israeli and 'Palestinian' leaders and ordinary citizens to work cooperatively
together to lower tensions, reject violence, and seek a path forward towards peace," Obama said.

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