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May 16, 2001
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New York politicians are trying to have a rendering of Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat removed from Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in Times Square. “There amongst many of the world’s historical and contemporary figures, it is grievous to find a smiling Yasser Arafat,” Assemblyman Dov Hikind said. “For the last seven months, Arafat has orchestrated a campaign of premeditated violence against Israeli citizens.”

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