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    2013 Maccabiah Games Begin in Jerusalem

    The 19th Maccabiah Games began on Thursday in Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium, as more than 9,000 athletes, coaches, and staff from over 70 countries traveled to Israel to take part in the Jewish Olympics.
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    Pres. Peres Meets with NBA Star Amar'e Stoudemire

    President Shimon Peres hosted the New York Knicks NBA all-star player Amar’e Stoudemire at his residence in Jerusalem this morning. Stoudemire is in Israel to take part in the Maccabiah Games as part of the Canadian basketball team’s staff.
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    Yad Vashem Named Fourth Best Museum in the World

    Yad Vashem, Israel’s official Holocaust memorial museum was ranked fourth recently on the popular travel website TripAdvisor’s list of the Top 25 Museums in the world.
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    Ambassador Michael Oren's Interview with Haaretz

    Ambassador Michael Oren, in an interview with Haaretz last week, spoke to his job as ambassador, his appreciation of President Obama as a true friend of Israel, the Iranian nuclear program, and the peace process.
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    PM Netanyahu: "Iran edging closer to 'red line'"

    Prime Minister Netanyahu, in an interview on Sunday on CBS's Face the Nation, warned that Iran is getting closer to building a nuclear bomb, and that it must be stopped.
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    Ron Dermer Appointed Next Israeli Ambassador

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to appoint Ron Dermer as Israel's next Ambassador to the U.S.
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    Israeli Companies Employed 23,000 Americans

    Israeli Owned Companies Employed Over 23,000 Americans and Contributed $256 million to U.S. Exports in 2010
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    New Israeli Investing Opportunity Launches

    A new composite of leading Israeli companies was launched last Wednesday, signifiying a new opportunity to invest in Israel and is designed to provide investors with broad exposure to Israel's dynamic equity market.
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    Happy Fourth from Ambassador Oren

    We are proud to join with the United States of America in celebrating its 237th birthday. The democracy and freedom upon which this great nation was founded are the same values that help form the foundation of the unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond.
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    Netanyahu: Our Fervent Hope is for Peace

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday in Jerusalem to discuss ways of bringing the Palestinians back to the negotiating table.
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    Israel Receives first C-130J Super Hercules

    Lockheed Martin delivers the State of Israel’s first C-130J Super Hercules airlifter during a ceremony.
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    Israeli Beauty Queen Linor Abargil Visits D.C.

    Two months before she was crowned Miss World in 1998, Linor Abargil, an Israeli beauty queen, was raped. Ten years later, filmmaker Cecelia Peck created the documentary “Brave Miss World” which follows Linor’s journey throughout the world.
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    Entrepreneurship for Development High-Level Debate

    Today belongs to those who are not afraid to fail, to question, and to dream.
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    Part of Ancient Roman Road Found in Jerusalem

    A section of an ancient road leading from Jaffa to Jerusalem, which dates 1,800 years back to the Roman period (second-fourth centuries CE) was discovered recently in the Beit Hanina neighborhood in northern Jerusalem.
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    Consular Services Suspended

    All Consular services are suspended until further notice, except in cases of extreme emergency.
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