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10th Anniversary of September 11th Commemoration Remarks Former Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro JNF-KKL Memorial, Jerusalem

Fellow Americans, Israeli friends, Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon, Mayor Barkat, Representatives of the Israeli National Police and Jerusalem Fire Department, David Pitchon, formerly of the NYPD, Representatives of the KKL-Jewish National Fund, which sponsored this moving memorial, Drs. Charles and Peggy Lewin, Ms. Sigal Shefi-Asher, and family members of the victims of the 9/11 attacks; ... Read More»

The Former Ambassador Addresses Institute of National Strategic Studies

Thank you Dr. Eran for the opportunity to address this symposium. [I recognize (others) who are also with us here today.] Let me also express my appreciation for the efforts of the Institute of National Strategic Studies – an organization I deeply admire for stimulating dialogue and challenging assumptions on security issues. It is my ... Read More»

Remarks to the Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) By Former Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro

I am delighted to be here to speak before the Jewish People Policy Institute so early in my tenure as U.S. Ambassador to Israel. Avinoam, thank you very much for putting this dinner together and providing me the opportunity to address such a distinguished group tonight. I’m also deeply honored to have my favorite professor ... Read More»

Remarks by Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro First International Conference for Regional Cooperation

Thank you for that kind introduction, Tamar. I am pleased to join you this afternoon. I want to thank the Vice Prime Minister and the entire staff at the Ministry of Regional Cooperation for hosting this event and for the consistently excellent support, advice and assistance that they have provided to the U.S. Government in ... Read More»

Remarks of Former Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro at His Swearing-In Ceremony

Madam Secretary, Ambassador Oren, Ambassador Mekouar, Ambassador Tan, PLO Representative Areikat, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and my many dear family and friends: Thank you for coming to share this occasion with us today. I’m a bit embarrassed by the fuss, but deeply grateful for your presence. I attribute the large turnout much less to ... Read More»