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Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews, Jewish students on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews, Jewish students on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Secretary of State John Kerry, whose paternal grandparents were Jewish, noted his relatives who perished in the Holocaust.

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