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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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    Amb. Oren on the Situation in Syria

    Amb. Oren was on MSNBC Friday April 26 to discuss the situation in Syria. Oren: "We will not remain passive if Bashar Al-Assad tries to transfer chemical weapons to hezbolla and other groups."
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    Video: Tel Aviv through Instagram

    On April 12th 2013, a group of Instagrammers gathered at Tel aviv's harbor for a photowalk to celebrate 65 years of Israeli independence & to share Israel together.
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    Israelis Celebrating Lag Ba'Omer

    This Saturday, April 27, Israelis will light bonefires all around Israel to celebrate Lag Ba'Omer.
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    PM Netanyahu Meets With Sec. Hagel in Israel

    PM Netanyahu: In the last four years, we’ve greatly enhanced the defense and security relationship between Israel and the United States.
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    DM Moshe Ya'alon meets Defense Secretary Hagel

    The United States and Israel face common threats and challenges in the Middle East, above all from Iran. Iran not only threats the security and stability of the Middle East but of the entire world.
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    President Peres meets with Defense Secretary Hagel

    President Peres held a diplomatic-security working meeting with US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
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