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Former Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro’s Remarks at the 240th Marine Corps Birthday Ball, Tel Aviv

On behalf of the United States Embassy in Tel Aviv, my wife Julie, and the entire State Department, I am again honored to offer congratulations to the United States Marine Corps—this year on its 240th birthday. Major General Eshel, Colonel Gregory Gillette, Mrs. Gillette, former Marine and Deputy Undersecretary in the Department of Homeland Security ...
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Former Ambassador Shapiro’s Welcome Remarks at the Ruderman Conference for Israel-American Jewish Relations

Thank you Dany Cushmaro; thank you to Jay and Shira Ruderman and the Ruderman Family Foundation; and also thank you to Shimon Peres.  Everything that could possibly have been said about Shimon Peres has already been said, perhaps many times over.  I consider it a personal and professional blessing to have been able to spend ...
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Former Ambassador Shapiro’s Remarks at the Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference

Thank you and good afternoon. I would first like to express my appreciation to Steve Linde—and to the entire management team, as well as the reporters and staff of this venerated newspaper for inviting me once again to address the Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference.  I am honored to join so many distinguished panelists and speakers, ...
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Remarks of Former U.S. Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro at the 9th Annual Israel Journalists Association Conference

Hello everyone, and good morning. I’m happy to be here, and thank the organizers of the conference, especially Yossi Bar Moche and Shalom Keitel, who made sure I got here today, to the 9th annual Israel Journalists Association Conferenc The media is the foundation of democracy in the United States, and in any other democratic country ...
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Former Ambassador Shapiro’s Remarks at the Rabin Center’s Reception Marking the 20th Anniversary of the Assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin

Dalia and Yuval Rabin and their families; former President Clinton; and the many distinguished guests: On behalf of President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry, and on behalf of all Americans, I am honored to be with you tonight and to offer a few words as part of this ...
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