Because he has respect for teh religion - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Albert N.
    • 10.07.12 | 19:08 (IDT)

    I believe the President has a deep respect to the religion and doesn't want to do something publicly that goes against it. I think it shows great leadership and respect to all jews especially one's that are observant.

    from the article: Shimon Peres cancels Olympics trip over Shabbat observance
    First published 16:34 10.07.12 | Last updated 16:34 10.07.12
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