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The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
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Israel’s acceptance of Quartet framework makes it his move
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After Barack Obama’s rejection of the Palestinian U.N. statehood move last week, Israeli envoy Michael Oren sees the U.S.-Israel relationship as strong
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