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April 17, 2001
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NASA agreed to provide kosher food for an Israeli astronaut who is training for a U.S. space shuttle mission, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Col. Ilan Ramon, 47, from Tel Aviv, told the paper he is not particularly religious, but realizes that as Israel’s first astronaut, “I’m kind of representative of all the Jewish community.”

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