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I believe that our collective dream is for Israel to coexist with its Arab neighbors.  It is a coexistence of two peoples living side by side in peace and security. It is time for our neighbors to truly accept that Israel is our home too, and make the strategic commitment to peaceful coexistence between us. It is at this time that I ask you to continue supporting Israel and to live with the hope that we can create a better future. Let’s expand that hope in our prayers this Shabbat, the Shabbat of Solidarity with Israel.
Shabbat Shalom

– Rabbi Leonardo Bitran

October 15, 2015

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