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    • 19.04.11 | 21:19 (IDT)

    Passover recalls the bondage and suffering of Jews in Egypt and the miracle of the Exodus, but U.S. President Barack Obama says its message is reflected in Muslim uprisings. In his annual message, prior to his third straight participation in the Passover Seder, President Obama stated, “The story of Passover…instructs each generation to remember its past, while appreciating the beauty of freedom and the responsibility it entails. This year that ancient instruction is reflected in the daily headlines as we see modern stories of social transformation and liberation unfolding in the Middle East and North Africa.”

    from the article: Matzah balls at the White House: Obama hosts third Passover seder
    First published 17:21 19.04.11 | Last updated 17:21 19.04.11
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