Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt Statement on Palestinian Authority Deployment to Gaza Crossing Points

The United States welcomes the Palestinian Authority’s deployment yesterday to the Erez, Kerem Shalom, and Rafah crossing points in Gaza.  The United States believes it is essential that the Palestinian Authority assume full responsibility for Gaza. The United States will be following developments in Gaza closely, while working together with the Palestinian Authority, Israel, and ... Read More»

Former Ambassador Shapiro’s remarks at the 11th Ilan Ramon International Space Conference

Minister Akunis, our dear Rona Ramon, Robert Cabana, Director of the John F. Kennedy Space Center, Major General David Thompson, Vice Commander of Air Force Space Command, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen: It is an honor and a privilege to join with all of you in this ceremony to return artifacts from Space Shuttle Columbia ... Read More»

AXIS Dance Company Changes the Face of Dance and Disability

The U.S. Embassy in Israel initiated a program on the integration of people with disabilities in dance, featuring the celebrated American AXIS Dance Company. The Company integrates professional dancers with and without disabilities, creates beautiful art, and works with communities to promote integration and break stereotypes about disabilities. In Israel AXIS gave workshops, master classes, ... Read More»
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