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They arrived on the bluegrass and American music scene in 2014 and have since performed in hundreds of synagogues in the United States and around the world, representing Jewish American culture, tradition, values and spirituality in the world of Americana roots music.

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A dozen lawmakers signed a statement that said “ignoring the differences between democracies governed by the rule of law and contemptible organizations that engage in terrorism at best discredits one’s intended argument and at worst reflects deep-seated prejudice.”

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During his tenure, Benjamin Netanyahu exerted an understanding of U.S. politics and culture unmatched by previous Israeli leaders. However, some experts believe incoming Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid—might have more clout among Biden administration officials and its policies.

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“Science will play a much bigger role in our thinking going forward. It is only possible when you have successful technological countries, like the UAE and Israel, in the region come together,” said United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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