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July 19, 2002 - Image 40

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2002-07-19

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Friend of Israel

For twenty-eight gears,

Jim Blanchard

has stood by Israel.

Now it is time to stand by
Jim Blanchard on August 6th.

* Since the time he represented us in the United States Congress, through
-v- serving as Governor and Ambassador, Jim Blanchard has been a loyal and
unwavering friend of the State of Israel.

lir As a U.S. Congressman for eight years from Oakland County, Jim Blanchard
- 7- voted and supported every resolution, bill and measure in support of Israel,
often leading the effort.

Jim Blanchard was the only Michigan member of the President's Commission
-7- on the Holocaust and the first Michigan member of the United States
Holocaust Memorial Council.


* As Governor, Jim Blanchard made Michigan the first state in the nation to
- v- buy State of Israel bonds.

* As Chair of the National Democratic Platform, Jim Blanchard made sure the
Platform had a strong pro-Israel plank.


As U.S. Ambassador to Canada and advisor to President Clinton, Jim
Blanchard continued his support for a strong, secure, sovereign and
independent Israel.

Remember Jim Blanchard in the
August 6th Democratic Primary.


Jim it Blanchard





for GOVERNOR 2002


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