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Obama gets heckled, then cheered in Israel

President Obama was heckled by an audience member during a speech in Jerusalem, but then quickly turned it around when the crowd started to boo. "No, no. This is part of the lively debate that we talked about. This is good," he said to loud cheers.

According to a White House pool report, the heckler was shouting about Jonathan Pollard, an American who has been in prison since the 80s, after pleading guilty to passing classified information to Israel.

"You know I have to say we actually arranged for that because it made me feel at home," Obama joked. "I wouldn't feel comfortable if I didn't have at least one heckler."

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