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    Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day

    The Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah in Hebrew) is a national day commemorating the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust. This Year's theme will mark the realities of of Jews in Europe of 1944. Ceremonies will be held on April 27-28.
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    PM Netanyahu: Abbas has to choose: Peace or Hamas

    The Israeli Security Cabinet decided that Israel will not negotiate with a Palestinian government backed by Hamas, a terrorist organization that calls for Israel's destruction. PM Netanyahu: Whoever chooses the terrorism of Hamas does not want peace."
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    Happy Passover from Ambassador Dermer

    "To the Jewish people, Passover is the story of our own national liberation. But that same story has inspired countless revolutions and movements across the world to expand liberty, including the American Revolution."
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    PM Netnayahu, Amb. Dermer on the Kansas Shootings

    Ambassador Dermer: "My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and the Jewish community of Kansas."​
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    FM Liberman meets with US Secretary of State Kerry

    FM Liberman: “The question is whether the Palestinians too are sincere and have a genuine desire to achieve an agreement rather than play a game of blame.”
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    Happy Passover!

    Passover, the holiday of freedom, commemorating the Jewish exodus from Egypt, will be celebrated this year starting April 12.
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    FM Liberman to Visit the US

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs will meet in Washington with US Secretary of State John Kerry, and with high rankimg maembers of Congress. In New York, He will meet with NYC mayor and with Jewish Leaders
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    Israel: A Vibrant Entrpreneurial Community

    Video: Israel is a world leader in the number of startups per-capita, with a smart and vibrant hi-tech entrepreneurship community.
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    Suspension of Diplomatic and Consular Operations

    As of March 3, 2014, Israel's diplomats will no longer engage with foreign representatives, take care of official visits, or provide any consular services. These steps are part of a year-long labor dispute with the Israeli Ministry of Finance.
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    Amb. Dermer's Interview with CBN

    In an interview to the Chritian Broadcasting Network news, Amb. Dermer emphasized that "the only way to stop Iran's nuclear weapons program is through crippling sanctions and a credible military threat."
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    PM Netanyahu's Speech at the 2014 AIPAC Conference

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu'S remarks at the American Israeli Political Action Committee (AIPAC) 2014 Policy Conference, Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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    Iran's Military Nuclear Program Must Be Stopped

    ​During negotiations on Iran’s military nuclear program, the world must remember the true, brutal nature of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei’s regime, and the enmity it feels towards the United States and its allies.
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    PM Netanyahu Visits the US

    PM Netanyahu will meet with President Obama to discuss the Iranian Nuclear Progran and the Palestinian-Israeli peace process. the PM will also attend the AIPAC conference and visit Silicone Valley.
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    Amb. Dermer's Interview with CBN

    In an interview to the Chritian Broadcasting Network news, Amb. Dermer emphasized that "the only way to stop Iran's nuclear weapons program is through crippling sanctions and a credible military threat."
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    Video: The Healing Powers of the Dead Sea

    At 400 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is famous for being the lowest point on earth. It is also famous for its amazing healing powers.
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