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    PM Netanyahu addresses State Memorial Ceremony for Victims of Terror

    Throughout our history, each generation has suffered under the hands of murderers, and sadly, each generation knew bereavement and orphanhood, despair and grief. Each generation was charged with withstand the test, and all generations survived.
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    PM Netanyahu's greetings on Israel's 68th Independence Day

    One of the fundamentals requisites for independence is the willingness to fight for it, but that exacts a painful price – our fallen sons and daughters, brothers and sisters. We owe them everything.
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    President Rivlin addresses opening ceremony for Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism

    For over sixty-eight years we have been fighting the war for our independence. There is a terrible price to be a nation determined to protect its independence. We will stand strong against anyone who dares to put our resolve to the test in any way.
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    PM Netanyahu addresses the 'Unto Every Person There is a Name' ceremony at the Knesset

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu maintained his annual tradition of reading a poem written by his father-in-law Shmuel Ben-Artzi in 1941, after losing touch with his family in Europe but before he knew of their fate.
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    Israel to open an office at NATO HQ in Brussels

    Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the NATO announcement and called it an important step in enhancing Israel’s security.
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    MFA Dir-Gen Gold addresses Holocaust Remembrance Day service at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

    The horrors of Bergen-Belsen and the Holocaust have bequeathed a responsibility to later generations to ensure that the Jewish people would never again be helpless.
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    President Rivlin addresses Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day ceremony at Yad Vashem

    We will forever know how to protect ourselves by ourselves. The Holocaust will forever place us, the Jewish people, as eternal prosecutors on the stage of humanity, prosecutor against anti-Semitism, racism and ultra-nationalism.
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    Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day address by PM Netanyahu

    The tragedy that befell our people must never happen again. Today, in our eternal capital Jerusalem, I reiterate the commitment: There will never be another Holocaust.
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    Israel’s response to the anti-Israel UNESCO resolution

    The UNESCO resolution has no practical validity. Nevertheless, we will not permit international entities to blur the Jewish people’s connection to its eternal capital.
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    PM Netanyahu comments on the uncovering of the terror tunnel in southern Israel

    The government is investing considerable capital in countering the tunnel threat. This is an ongoing effort that will not end overnight. We are investing in this and will continue to do so with determination.
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    Terror attack on Jerusalem bus

    In the early evening, an explosion on a Jerusalem bus and a subsequent fire led to the injury of 21 people, including passengers on a passing bus and in a nearby car.
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    PM Netanyahu at pre-Passover toast with the Union of Local Authorities

    There are attempts to rekindle the unrest and the violence, especially over Passover and the Temple Mount. Ahead of Passover, all kinds of extremist elements are spreading lies about our policy on the Temple Mount. We are working against these inciters.
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    President Rivlin hosts faith leaders in the run up to the upcoming holidays and festivals

    This is a moment of genuine crisis, and the obligation to avert the outbreak of violence rests upon the shoulders of each and every one of us. Israel is committed to the status quo, is vigilant in its enforcement, and will ensure it is maintained.
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    PM Netanyahu meets with a bipartisan US Congressional delegation

    At their meeting with PM Netanyahu, the delegation expressed strong support for Israel.
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    The 1st Diplomatic Race held in Jerusalem

    Over 450 diplomats and foreign journalists are expected to participate in the event, the first of its kind held in Israel.
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