(JTA) — President Obama is sending a delegation to the Palestine Investment Conference to take place Wednesday through Friday in Bethlehem.
George Mitchell, Obama’s special envoy for Middle East peace, will lead the delegation, according to the White House.

Other members include Neal Wolin, deputy secretary of the U.S. Treasury; Daniel Rubinstein, American consul general in Jerusalem; Alonzo Fulgham, USAID chief operating officer and Dr. Ziad Asali, president and founder of the American Task Force on Palestine, which advocates a two-state solution and has good relations with Jewish groups.

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