"I hope you find the courage to make your life a blessing," the Facebook founder told grads, quoting Debbie Friedman's version of the "Mi Shebeirach."
The Austin cinema laughed off online critics who said its screening of the film starring Israel's Gal Gadot was sexist, and the chain said it would expand the program.
The Foreign Relations Committee amended clauses that critics said could scuttle the Iran nuclear deal.
This will be the first time the competition is hosted by a nation other than the United States, Canada, England or Australia.
The president's proposal would undermine American leadership and harm the most vulnerable people in the world, writes the head of American Jewish World Service.