A visit to Israel in 1998 left a “deep impression” on the first couple, Laura Bush said. “Our first visit to Israel in 1998 left a deep and lasting impression on both George and me,” Bush told a United Jewish Communities conference of women donors in Washington on Monday. Teresa Heinz Kerry, Democratic candidate John Kerry’s wife, addressed the Lion of Judah conference on Sunday and discussed responsible philanthropy and her role in activism for Soviet Jewry in the 1970s and 1980s.
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