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    ​The World Must Not Be Late

    "In contrast to our solitude during the Holocaust, the Jewish people today have a friend-the most powerful democracy on earth: USA"
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    Embassy Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

    On Tuesday, April 9th, the Embassy of Israel brought young professionals from the Washington, D.C. area together to commemorate Yom HaShoah.
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    PM Netanyahu and Secretary Kerry Meet in Jerusalem

    Kerry: "Iran cannot have and will not have a nuclear weapon... we stand not just with Israel, but with the entire international community in making it clear that we are serious, we are open to negotiation, but it is not an open-ended, endless negotiation.
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    President Peres meets with Secretary Kerry

    The two conducted a diplomatic work meeting dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the threat of a nuclear Iran. Kerry: "We understand the threat of Iran and as the president has said many times, he doesn't bluff."
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    Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day

    Defiance and Rebellion during the Holocaust: 70 Years Since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
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    Sea of Galilee: Perfect for a Christian pilgrimage

    Jesus of Nazareth grew up in the verdant area near the Sea of Galilee. Modern visitors can see the places where his ministry flourished.
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    Created in Israel - Part of your life

    "Created in Israel" may not be stamped on all the Israeli innovations that pop up during your average day, but this short video shows a small sample of these anonymous inventions.
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    Good Friday in Jerusalem

    Israel's Ministry of Tourism expects 150,000 tourists to descend upon Israel for the holiday
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    Symphony of Brotherhood: Miri Ben-Ari

    The classically trained musician, who has been called the "Hip-Hop violinist" collaborated with artists from Alicia Keys to Kanye West. Miri Ben-Ari will be performing at the 6th and I Synagogue on April 27th.
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    A Marriage Proposal at the Embassy of Israel

    In a private moment next to the Israeli Flag, Ari Stern got down on one knee and popped the question to long-time girlfriend, Lea Ben-Akiva, at the Embassy of Israel.
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    Lieutenant Governors at the Embassy

    ​We were delighted to welcome the National Lieutenant Governors Association to the Embassy during President Obama’s visit to Israel.
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    Obama in Israel: Statements and Remarks

    President Obama's Remarks at Yad Vashem

    Happy Passover!

    The Passover holiday is celebrated in the Spring, highlighting the Jewish people's exodus from Egypt and their liberation from bondage.
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    PM Netanyahu speaks with Turkish PM Erdogan

    Prime Minister Netanyahu expressed Israel's apology to the Turkish people for any mistakes that might have led to the loss of life or injury following the Mavi Marmara incident
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