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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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    Juniper Stallion 2013

    The U.S. European Command and the Israel Defense Forces are in the midst of the Juniper Stallion 13, a bilateral aerial exercise held between the U.S. and Israeli air forces.
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    Israel responds to resumption of negotiations

    PM Netanyahu: "I view the resumption of the diplomatic process at this time as a vital strategic interest of the State of Israel."
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    Iftar Dinner at the Ambassador's Residence

    Ambassador Michael Oren reflects on the third annual Iftar dinner he hosted at his residence this week for Ramadan.
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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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