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HAFTR meets politicos at AIPAC


Several Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School students and their chaperones, Rabbi Yonoson Hirtz and Goldy Walfish, not only attended the annual AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee American Israel Public Affairs Committee) Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. March 24 to 26, they took part in a lobbying session and went to Capitol Hill and met Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice, who represents the Five Towns. The students also met and spoke with the United States Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, a Woodsburgh resident and HAFTR grandparent.