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June 30, 2016 – Remarks of Former Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro at the Embassy’s Fourth of July Reception

A TRIBUTE TO OUR FOUNDERS Good evening everyone, and welcome! Tonight is a celebration, but before I begin my remarks, I must acknowledge the terrible tragedy and outrage that is on all of our minds.  The murder of 13-year-old Hallel Ariel, z”l, was an unspeakable act of terrorism.  I want to restate my government’s and ...
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June 29, 2016 – Remarks of Former Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro at the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Taube Family Campus at Hebrew Union College

Mayor Barkat, Chairman Sharansky, President Panken, Dean Kelman, and to all the faculty, staff and students of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and to representatives of the Union of Reform Judaism, it is a great honor to join you tonight. Thank you for the generous invitation to join this historic gathering, which I ...
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ORT students Crossing the bridge with Google Hangouts

Former Ambassador Daniel Shapiro met with Jewish and Arab 10th grade students from the ORT Network who participated in a State Department-funded English innovative grant “Hangouts for Negotiation.”  One hundred and forty-four Jewish and Arab students from six ORT high schools came together for their final gathering at Google, where the students exhibited their final ...
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June 23, 2016 – Former Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro’s Remarks at the F-35 Adir Unveiling Ceremony

Thank you and welcome. It’s an honor to be here. To our Israeli guests: bruchim haba’im. This fine day has been a long time coming. It’s first and foremost a day to celebrate and offer congratulations to all who helped make it possible. To the members of the U.S. armed services, led by General Bogden, ...
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Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Former U.S. Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro met with heads and beneficiaries Israeli NGOs

On June 16, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken and U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro met with heads and beneficiaries of several Israeli NGOs who are partnering with the U.S. Embassy and, through U.S. Government funding, are providing hi-tech training programs and English courses in order to promote economic empowerment within Israeli minority ...
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