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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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    PM Netanyahu and Sec. Kerry Meet in Jeruslaem

    Netanyahu: "We’ll discuss Iran, we'll discuss the terrible carnage and instability in Syria, but above all, what we want to do is to restart the peace talks with the Palestinians."
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    PM Offers Condolences on the Oklahoma Tornado

    PM Netanyahu wrote to President Obama: "I offer our heartfelt condolences to you and to the people of the United States on the massive tornado that struck in Oklahoma and exacted such a horrific toll in human life."
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    Sec. Kerry to visit Israel This Week

    U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry will visit Israel in an effort to renew the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. Kerry will be joined by Amb. Oren on his visit.
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    Happy Shavuot!

    Shavuot is the last of the pilgrimage festivals, celebrated at the end of the barley harvest and the beginning of the wheat harvest. It also marks the ripening of the first fruits, including the seven species mentioned in the Bible.
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    Coexistence in Israel: Ulfat, Arab-Israeli Athlete

    ​Ulfat Khaider, an Arab-Israeli athlete and a project manager in a Jewish-Arab cultural center, uses extreme sports, mountain climbing and nature programs to install positive values in young Israelis.
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    Happy Jerusalem Day!

    On May 8, Israelis mark Jerusalem Day, celebrating the Israeli capital's reunification in 1967
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    Sec. Kerry and Justice Min. Livni Meet in Italy

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni Met in Rome on May 8, 2013. The two expressed interest in reigniting Israeli - Palestinian peace talks.
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    U.N Sec. General and Justice Min. Livni Meet in NY

    On May 2, ​UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Justice Minister Tzipi Livni at UN Headquarters in New York. The two discussed regional stability in the Middle East and the prospect of renewed peace talks.
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    PM Netanyahu Meets Congress Delegation

    ​PM Netanyahu met last week with a delegation of senior members of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, led by Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA).
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    Embassy Hosts Christian-Israel Solidarity Event

    On Friday, May 3, 2013 the Embassy hosted nearly 300 Christian leaders from around the United States at its 12th Annual Christian Israel Solidarity Event.
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    President Peres meets Pope Francis and Italian PM

    Your appointment as Pope is a welcome message to the whole world. Your leadership is characterized by humility, the pursuit of peace and not by force.
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    Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley Visits Israel

    Governor O'Malley met with top Israeli officials and businesses as part of an eight day economic development trip he is leading with 30 business, civic, and higher education leaders.
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