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    Over a million Palestinians in Israel for Ramadan

    Thanks to a series of steps and gestures taken by Israel through the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories towards the civilian population, during the month of Ramadan over a million Palestinians entered Israel.
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    2700 year-old Hebrew inscription in City of David

    While not complete, the inscription presents us with the name of a seventh century BCE figure, providing us with a connection to the people living in Jerusalem at the end of the First Temple period.
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    Embassy Hosts Children of Fallen Soldiers

    "I had the extraordinary opportunity to host children of fallen IDF and American soldiers at the Embassy," said Ambassador Michael Oren. "Their strength and resolve are truly inspiring."
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    PM Netanyahu Meets UN Sec. General

    ​PM Netanyahu: “The root cause of the instability in the Middle East and beyond has to do with the convulsion that is historic and cultural in nature, of which the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is merely one of many, many such manifestations."
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    Groner on Israeli Innovation and Start Up Scene

    Minister of Economic Affairs Eli Groner gave an overview of the Israeli business scene and the local High Tech industry in Hadassah's National Business Meeting.
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    General Dempsey Visits Israel

    ​Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the U.S. Armed Forces met with IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz and with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss military cooperation and mutual security challenges.
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    Congressional Delegation Visits Israel

    36 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives arrived in Israel on Monday as part of a U.S. Congressional Delegation to the region from August 5 to August 11.
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    Netanyahu: Iranian atomic quest toward accelerated

    Iran is determined to get the bomb and we must be even more determined to prevent them from getting it.
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    Israeli House Opens - הבית הישראלי נפתח

    הבית הישראלי בוושינגטון יקיים פעילויות תרבות וקהילה לישראלים באזור וכן ייעץ לישראלים המעוניינים לשוב לישראל. The Israeli House will hold cultural events for Israelis and will provide guidance for Israelis who have decided to return to Israel.
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    Soccer Team FC Barcelona Visits Israel

    Soccer team FC Barcelona visited Israel on Sunday as part of their two-day peace tour to the region. President Peres welcomed the team at his Jerusalem residence, after the President personally invited the team to Israel.
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    Amb. Barukh Binah: A Partial Goodbye

    Ambassador Barukh Binah, former Deputy Head of Mission at the embassy, writes a personal op-ed about his past experiences in the U.S. as he assumes his new position as Israel's Ambassador to Denmark.
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    House Passes Nuclear Iran Prevention Act

    The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed The Nuclear Iran Prevention Act on Wednesday.
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    Peace Negotiations Resume in Washington

    Peace negotiations began at the State Department on Monday night with an Iftar dinner hosted by Secretary of State John Kerry and Ambassador Martin Indyk.
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    Remarks on the Middle East Peace Process Talks

    Remarks on the Middle East Peace Process Talks by Secretary of State John Kerry, Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Palestinian Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat.
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    PM Netanyahu's Open Letter to Israeli Citizens

    "It is important for the State of Israel to enter a diplomatic process that will continue for at least nine months – in order to check if it is possible to reach an agreement with the Palestinians during this time."
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