Obama praises American Jewish World Service for Haiti work

By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
February 4, 2010 20:12

 
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WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama singled out the contributions of the American Jewish World Service in a list of US faith-based groups working in Haiti on Thursday.

Obama was speaking at the annual National Prayer Breakfast and addressed the importance of such organizations in dealing with the earthquake's aftermath.

Minister for Diaspora Affairs Yuli Edelstein was among those in attendance.

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