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    Tel Aviv Named #9 Beach City in the World

    Tel Aviv was named by National Geographic as the #9 best beach city in the world.
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    Birmingham Celebrates U.S.-Israel Cooperation

    Eli Groner, Israel’s Minister for Economic Affairs to the United States, traveled to Birmingham, Alabama to highlight the increasing economic cooperation between the United States and Israel.
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    Pres. Peres Hosts Israeli Presidential Conference

    The 2013 Israeli Presidential Conference, led by President Shimon Peres will be held on June 18-20. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, PM Benjamin Netanyahu and singer Barbara Streisand, among others, will be speaking at the conference.
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    Israelis Help in Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts

    ​IsraAID, an Israeli-based international non-governmental aid agency, is on the ground in Moore, Oklahoma helping the victims of the tornado clean up and rebuild their lives.
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    Google Acquires Waze for $1 Billion

    Google announced on Tuesday that it will acquire Waze, the Israeli navigation startup based in Ra’naana for approx. $1 billion.
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    100,000 in Tel Aviv's Annual Gay Pride Parade

    Over 100,000 participants from around the world participated in Tel Aviv's 16th annual Gay Pride Parade on Fridayץ
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    All-Time Record for Incoming Tourism in May 2013

    ​May 2013 has registered an all-time record for incoming tourism both in terms of tourists and visitors. 336,000 visitors entered Israel in May 2013, and of these, 283,000 were tourists.
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    PM Netanyahu to Abu-Mazen: "Give Peace a Chance"

    ​PM Netanyahu addressed the Knesset plenary on Wednesday and called on the Palestinian leadership to abandon preconditions to peace negotiations based on a two-state solution and appealed to Abu Mazen to “give peace a chance”.
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    35,000 Celebrate in New York's Israel Day Parade

    35,000 marchers, including New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Israel in New York and many others, were among the guests who walked down Fifth Avenue in New York City yesterday at the Celebrate Israel Parade.
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    This Sunday: Israel@65 Food and Music Festival

    Festival will include Israeli singers performing on two stages, Israeli Beer and Wine Garden, and cooking demonstrations by local chefs.
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    Israel hosts European Under-21 Soccer Championship

    Between June 5-18, 2013, Israel will host UEFA's European Under-21 Soccer Championship. National soccer teams from all over Europe will compete.
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    "Israel is Truly a Start-Up Nation"

    Israel's Minister of Economic Affairs to the U.S., Eli Groner spoke at the L.A. Jewish Communiry Foundation about the Israeli entrepreneurial spirit and its contribution to the state's economic development.
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    PM Netanyahu and Sen. Menendez Meet in Jerusalem

    Prime Minister Netanyahu met today (May 29) with Senator Menendez and thanked him for his efforts to support Israel against the Iranian nuclear threat.
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    Iran’s nuclear designs are a threat to Middle East

    Iran’s nuclear designs are a threat to Middle East

    "An Iran with military nuclear capabilities will dominate the Persian Gulf and its vast oil deposits... Iranian rulers must not only hear about the policy of all options on the table, they must fear it."
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