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Squirrel Hill rally to show support for Israel

| Monday, Nov. 26, 2012,

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh will sponsor a “We Stand with Israel” rally Monday night at the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill, officials said.

In light of the recent cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the rally will call for keeping the peace and emphasize solidarity with Israelis affected by rocket strikes.

The rally, scheduled for 7 p.m., will include remarks from Elad Strohmayer, Israel's Deputy Consul General for the Mid-Atlantic region, a greeting from Ambassador Michael Oren and prayers.

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