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Gabrielle Giffords: Israel needs U.S. to push the peace process


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/gabrielle_giffords_israel_needs_us_to_push_the_peace_process_20110111

My grandfather, Akiba Hornstein, was the son of a Lithuanian rabbi. My grandfather changed his name to Giff Giffords for reasons of anti-Semitism and moved to Southern Arizona from New York more than a half century ago. In the 1940s, he founded my family's tire and automotive business, El Campo Tire, which grew into a successful and thriving business for 50 years, which I ran for several years before serving in the Arizona Legislature.

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