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House Proceeding on Jun 18th, 2009 :: 0:02:55 to 0:04:50
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:02:51 to 0:03:12( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlewoman from florida, congresswoman ros-lehtinen, is recognized for one minute. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you,

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:02:55 to 0:04:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:03:13 to 0:03:34( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: mr. speaker. i rise to commend my good friend, rabbi solomon schiff, for the uplifting prayer that he delivered for all of us today as well as for his tireless effort to strengthen our religious communities in my home district of south florida. rabbi schiff serves as a director of chaplaincy emeritus.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:03:35 to 0:03:55( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: in this role rabbi schiff offers educational support and comfort to those in the jewish communities in the united states, in israel and indeed throughout theorld. i have long been aware of rabbi schiff's commitment and contributions to academia, to the jewish community and to the social welfare of all residence of south florida. his spirit of optimism and

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:03:56 to 0:04:16( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: determination that rabbi schiff possesses can be seen in this week's torah portion. after returning from the land of israel, caleb reports to the jewish people that we should surely go up and inherit the land for we arcertainly able. rabbi schiff's hard work on behalf of the jewish community with contagious optimism.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:04:17 to 0:04:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: no task is too large and no use is without merit. but his greatest achievement is his family, including his lovely wife, shirley, and his three adult sons, elliott, his wife alyssa, and their children michael and brook, jeffrey, his wife,riesa and their children.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:04:38 to 0:04:50( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: steven, his wife jacqueline, and their children, jennifer and jeremy. the opening prayer rabbi schiff presented today reflects his intellectual fiber as well as a

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