Renowned cantor Dudu Fisher serenades Obama with a possibly impromptu “Oseh Shalom” — “Make Peace…” on the way out of the Shrine of the Book. Fisher, the son of Holocaust survivors, is one of Israel’s foremost Ashkenazi-style religious singers and a noted stage performer.
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