News & Events

Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Update to Jerusalem Old City Advisory

A recent uptick in stabbing attacks in and around the Old City of Jerusalem has led the U.S. Consulate General to recommend that all U.S. government employees and their family members avoid the Damascus, Herod’s, and Lions gates and the surrounding vicinity.  This restriction may be lifted at the end of October based on the ...
Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel to the Golan Heights

Due to multiple mortar rounds launched from Syria and landing in the northern Golan Heights in recent days, we urge U.S. citizens to carefully consider and possibly defer travel to that area until the situation stabilizes.  The United States Embassy in Tel Aviv continues to closely monitor the security situation and advises U.S. citizens to ...
Read More»

U.S.-Israel Memorandum of Understanding

New Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States and Israel Notice to the Press Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 13, 2016 The United States has concluded a new 10-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Israel on security assistance for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2028. This MOU constitutes the single largest pledge of bilateral ...
Read More»

September 11, 2016 – Remarks by Former Ambassador Dan Shapiro at The Institute for Counterterrorism 16th World Summit

Remarks by Ambassador Dan Shapiro at The Institute for Counterterrorism 16th World Summit on Counterterrorism Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Sunday, September 11, 2016 Good evening and thank you Jonathan for the kind introduction. Professor Reichman and Professor Ganor, thank you for inviting me again this year to speak at this solemn memorial. I deeply appreciate the ...
Read More»

September 11, 2016 – Remarks of Former Ambassador Daniel Shapiro 9/11 Memorial Ceremony (as prepared)

Remarks of Ambassador Daniel Shapiro 9/11 Memorial Ceremony Co-Sponsored by KKL and JNF-USA Emek Arazim, Jerusalem September 11, 2016 To our friends and colleagues who are with us today in solidarity, including Israeli public officials led by Mayor Nir Barkat, Deputy Minister Michael Oren, and Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Jeremy ...
Read More»