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    40 Years Later: The Munich Olympics Massacre

    On the 40th anniversary of the abduction and massacre of the 11 Israeli athletes by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics, commemoration ceremonies will be held in Germany.
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    Ambassador Prosor at UN GA debate on Syria

    Long before Assad’s planes demolished major cities, long before his thugs murdered entire families in their homes, long before the death count rose well above 20,000, the dangers of inaction were unmistakable
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    Artists 4 Israel do Warhol at UPitt

    Israeli advocacy organization re-creates famed subway mural Honoring Warhol, at the University of Pittsburgh, PA
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    Israel's Paralympic Athletes

    The 25 Paralympic athletes who will represent Israel in London will compete in nine sports: Road Cycling, Rowing, Sailing, Wheelchair Tennis, Table Tennis, Shooting, Swimming, Equestrian and Athletics.
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    Holocaust files digitization

    Yad Vashem and the Netherlands to sign agreement for Dutch contribution to digitization of Righteous Among the Nations material
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    Algae products

    Israel’s Seambiotic helps power plants funnel smokestack gas to algae ponds, where the CO2 is transformed into biofuel or nutraceuticals
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    Netanyahu condemns violence

    PM Netanyahu: In the State of Israel, we are not prepared to tolerate racism; neither are we prepared to tolerate the combination of racism and violence.
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    Recent Iranian statements

    Ahmadinejad: "In the new Middle East there will be no trace of the American presence and the Zionists. The very existence of the Zionist regime is an insult to the humankind and an affront to all world nations."
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    Israel to UN: Iran statements

    Iran - a member state of the United Nations - continues to declare that it seeks the destruction of Israel, another UN Member State.
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    World Humanitarian Day 2012

    On August 19, the world marks World Humanitarian Day, celebrating the efforts of those who provide assistance to those who are suffering.
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    Michael Oren Hosts Iftar Feast

    Ambassador Michael Oren hosted a traditional Iftar dinner at his residence bringing together members of the Muslim and Jewish community. Ambassdor Oren: "Israel's Muslim community is a dynamic and vibrant community."
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    Time Is Short For Diplomacy

    Iran is the world's leading terror sponsor without nuclear weapons. With them, it can commit incalculable atrocities.
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    Lollapalooza Coming to Israel!

    While it’s been held in Chicago since 2005, Lollapalooza is going global. In addition to previously announced expansions to Brazil and Chile, Lollapalooza’s founder announced he will be bringing the festival to Tel Aviv in 2013!
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    Sharing Israel's Knowledge

    ​Learning from Israel's experience: Last week 26 doctors, nurses and hospital administrators from 20 countries arrived at Rambam Health Care Campus to share Rambam's rich experience and knowhow in treating trauma victims
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    Time Is Short For Iran Diplomacy

    A combination of truly crippling sanctions and a credible military threat—a threat that the ayatollahs still do not believe today—may yet convince Iran to relinquish its nuclear dreams.
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