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Hagel Arrives in Israel for Consultations, Troop Talk

By Claudette Roulo, American Forces Press Service TEL AVIV, Israel, May 14, 2014 – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived here today for the final stop of a multi-day trip to the Middle East. Tomorrow, he is scheduled to meet with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon and receive an overview of preparations for Juniper Cobra 14, an ... Read More»

U.S. Policy Combating Global Anti-Semitism

Let me begin by thanking the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the organizer of this conference, and the many professionals from the Ministry who have taken a leading role, including Ambassador Gideon Behar and Akiva Tor. I also want to thank the dedicated cadre of Israeli and international participants, government and non-government, who will continue to ... Read More»

Distinguished American Speaker Scott Miller Talks About the St. Louis Voyage

Ambassador Shapiro and Ms. Julie Fisher hosted Distinguished American Speaker Scott Miller, Director of Curatorial Affairs at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), Washington DC, and coauthor with Director of Holocaust Education Sarah Ogilvie, of the book “Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust.”  The Ambassador welcomed the audience of government representatives, Holocaust ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem

The U.S. Consulate advises U.S. citizens to exercise caution near the Knesset due to a possible demonstration on Monday afternoon and evening. The Consulate reminds U.S. Citizens that protests can turn violent. Citizens should follow police instructions and avoid areas of heavy police presence‎. We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Central Tel Aviv Today U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv

The Israel National Police advises the U.S. Embassy that a demonstration planned by members of the Ethiopian Israeli community is scheduled for today, Sunday, May 3, at 15:00 in the vicinity of haKirya, Kaplan Street, and Azrieli Towers in central Tel Aviv, near district government offices and the Israeli Defense Forces headquarters. This demonstration has ... Read More»