Witnessing History: A Peace Agreement Between Two Arab Countries

Today, The Jewish Federations of North America’s chair of the Board of Trustees Mark Wilf, and President and CEO, Eric Fingerhut joined nearly 1,000 guests on the White House Lawn to witness the historic signing of the peace accords between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump prior to the ceremony, followed by a four-way meeting between Trump, Netanyahu and the foreign ministers of the UAE and Bahrain, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, who are signing the accords for their countries.

“We welcome the signing of the Abraham Accords. We hope and expect that this agreement will expand Israel’s ability to live in peace with its neighbors, a development Israel has long sought,” said Mark Wilf, chair of the Board of Trustees of The Jewish Federations of North America.
“President Trump and his team have made regional peace a priority and deserve much credit for this historic accomplishment. We are pleased to be at the White House today to witness the signing of the Abraham Accords,” said Eric Fingerhut, President and CEO of The Jewish Federations of North America. 

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