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Former U.S. Ambassador’s Remarks at the Independence Day Celebration (as prepared)

Welcome, everyone, Bruchim HaBa’im.  It’s wonderful to see all of you here as we celebrate the 237th birthday of the United States of America.  Julie and I are grateful for the presence of so many dear friends and special guests tonight. I want to extend a special welcome to President Peres and to Prime Minister ...
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Remarks by Former Ambassador Daniel Shapiro at the Reception in Honor of the LGBT Community of Israel

Good evening and welcome.  Erev Tov v’Bruchim HaBa’im.  Masa al-Heer w’Ahlan w’sAahlan.  It is a great pleasure for me and Julie to welcome you all to our home tonight to honor the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community of Israel.   We believe that is the first event of its kind, so we are proud to ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Daniel Shapiro at the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Thank you, Richard for the introduction and for the invitation to speak before this distinguished group for the second year in a row.  Thank you also to Malcolm and Alan— I was privileged also to address the conference in New York a year and a half ago at the send-off you gave me.  And Julie ...
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Remarks by Former Ambassador Daniel Shapiro at The Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference

Thank you, Steve, for inviting me to speak today – I’m honored to speak at the inaugural Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, and also happy to wish the Jerusalem Post a happy birthday! It is a pleasure to speak today with a group that includes so many friends, including fellow members of the diplomatic corps prominent ...
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Remarks by Former Ambassador Daniel Shapiro at U.S. Election Night Party (as prepared)

Good evening and welcome everyone!  I would like to thank the Public Diplomacy and Security staff of the U.S. Embassy for planning and organizing this event.  I would also like to thank SheRock and Dblues for performing for us tonight with some great classic American hits. We are thrilled you could all be here tonight ...
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