Candidates Reflect on Israel’s Birthday


On the 60th anniversary of the nation’s creation, presidential hopefuls speak out:

Obama: “Still, there is no greater gift America can give to Israel…than to redouble our commitment to help Israel achieve its goal of true security through lasting peace with its neighbors.” Read more here.

Clinton: “Yet today, even as we celebrate all that Israel has achieved, we know that the Jewish state is still not safe.” Full statement here.

McCain: “As Israelis celebrate 60 years of independence, let no one doubt that, while the challenges will continue, Israel will survive and it will flourish.” Full statement here.

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