News & Events

Remarks of Former Ambassador Shapiro Opening Session of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

Chairman Robert Sugarman; Vice Chairman Malcolm Hoenlein; good evening everyone, and bruchim haba’im.  I’ve met with many of you in the United States over the past year – so even though I’m not the one with jetlag this time, I appreciate the distances you’ve come to be here at this very important gathering – and ...
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Women in Science Hall of Fame – 2013

The Department of State initiated a Women in Science Hall of Fame in 2010 to honor outstanding female scientists throughout the Middle East and North Africa.  New hall of fame members are selected annually for their accomplishments, and we hope to develop a strong network of professional women scientists across the region.  These role models ...
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Commemoration of Sen. Inouye and Dedication of Arrow HWIL Simulator Room MALAM Facility, IAI

Mrs. Inouye, Minister of Defense Yaalon, IAI Chairman Rafi Maor, MOD Chief of Staff Haim Blumenblat, Commander of the Air Defense Forces Brig. Gen. Shahar Shohat, Director of IMDO Yair Ramati, former Defense Minister Moshe Arens, former Ambassador Sallai Meridor, President of AIPAC Michael Kassen, distinguished guests, I am delighted to be here with all ...
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US and Israeli Experts to Share Knowledge and Experience on Improved Forestry Practices

On January 14th and 15th 2014, a US Forest Service team conducted a technical exchange mission to Israel addressing issues related to reforestation in dryland ecosystems, seed collection and processing, and tree nursery management. In collaboration with the Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL), site visits were made to planting sites, seed processing facilities, and ...
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