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    PM Netanyahu's Interviews with US media

    Videos of PM Benjamin Netanyahu's interviews with US media during his recent trip to the US.
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    Israeli Cyclist Raises Funds to Fight Cancer

    ​The embassy hosted today the Israeli cyclist Tom Peled and his team for a special event highlighting their efforts to raise funds for cancer research in Israel.
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    PM Netanyahu's Speech at the UN

    Full Video and text of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech at the United Nations General Assembly on October 1, 2013.
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    PM Netanyahu's Visit to the US

    PM Netanyahu's visit to the US included a speech at the UN General Assembly and meetings with President Obama, Secretary Kerry and Jewish leaders.
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    Remarks by Pres. Obama and PM Netanyahu

    Full Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu after their Bilateral Meeting at The Oval Office on Monday, September 30, 2013.
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    Why We Created the LinkedIn Page

    In public diplomacy, sometimes you need to make a splash in order to open a dialogue.
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    PM Netanyahu's Response to Rouhani's UN Speech

    "Rouhani spoke of human rights even as Iranian forces are participating in the large-scale slaughter of innocent civilians in Syria. The speech lacked any practical proposal to stop Iran's military nuclear program."
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    Embassy Hosts Visiting Israeli Professors

    Georgetown University President John DeGioia was the keynote speaker at the event celebrating Israeli-American academic cooperation.
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    Happy Sukkot!

    Sukkot, the Jewish holiday commemorating the portable dwellings in which the Jewish people lived for 40 years in the wilderness after liberation from slavery in Egypt, will be celebrated this year from September 19-26.
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    PM Netanyahu's Visit to the US will Focus on Iran

    "In another week-and-a-half I will travel to the UN General Assembly and meet with US President Obama. I intend to focus on the issue of stopping Iran's nuclear program."
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    Statements by PM Netanyahu and Sec. Kerry

    Netanyahu: "We have been closely following – and support – your ongoing efforts to rid Syria of its chemical weapons. The Syrian regime must be stripped of all its chemical weapons, and that would make our entire region a lot safer."
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    Virtual Exhibit marks 100 years for Begin's Birth

    ​PM Netanyahu launched the exhibit, marking the centenary of late PM Menachem Begin's birth. The exhibit is a joint initiative of the Google Cultural Institute and the Menachem Begin Heritage Center.
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    Yom Kippur

    Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the holiest and most important holiday in Judaism. It will be observed this year from sundown on Friday, Sept 13.
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    Spielberg, Wiesel to Receive Presidential Medal

    Steven Spielberg, Elie Wiesel, Rabbi Elimelech Firer, and Brig. General (reserves) Avigdor Kahalani are among the recepients of this year's Presidential Medal of Distinction.
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    Amb. Oren: Israelis Commemorate 9/11

    "On this somber day, the people of Israel stand shoulder to shoulder with the American people in recalling the ruthless terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001."
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