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Former Ambassador Shapiro’s Remarks at the Opening Session of the Rahat-AJEEC Conference, “Promoting Equal Opportunities in the Negev”

Thank you very much, Nawaf. I want to recognize: Minister Arye Maklouf Der’i, Our host, the mayor of Rahat, Mr. Talal Al-Krenawi, Ms. Sigal Moran, mayor of the Bnei Shimon Regional Council Mayor Ruvik Danilovich, Mayor of Beersheba, capital of the Negev. Kheir Elbaz and Ariel Dloomy, co-directors of AJEEC-NISPED Mayors and local council leaders, ...
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Former Ambassador Shapiro’s Remarks at the Institute for Counter-Terrorism’s 15th World Summit on Counter-Terrorism

Good evening and thank you for the kind introduction. Professor Uriel Reichman and Dr. Boaz Ganor: Thank you for inviting me again this year to address this distinguished forum. The International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism shows genuine commitment to public service and to the U.S.-Israel relationship by bringing together policymakers and scholars—Americans and Israelis—to exchange ...
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Remarks of Former Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro Rosh Hashana Reception at CMR (as prepared)

Erev Tov, Bruchim HaBa’im, v’Shana Tova l’culam. Good evening, welcome and a hearty New Year’s greeting to everyone. Julie and I are delighted to celebrate the Jewish New Year, 5776, with so many friends and partners here tonight. I want to offer a special welcome to the religious leaders who are joining us this evening. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel to Northern Israel, Upper Galilee and Golan Heights

Due to the launching of rockets from Syria toward Israel and other cross-border activity in northeastern Israel and northern Golan Heights on August 20 and 21, we urge U.S. citizens to carefully consider and possibly defer travel in the Upper Galilee area of northern Israel and the northern part of Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, until the ...
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