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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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Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Additional Security Recommendations for Jerusalem and Old City

This is in addition to the Security Messages issued on October 13 & 15, 2015, the recommended restrictions of which remain in effect except as noted below. The U.S. Consulate has prohibited U.S. government employees and their dependents from using the Jerusalem Light Rail north of the City Hall stop along Jaffa Road. U.S. government ...
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Former Ambassador Daniel Shapiro’s Address at the American Center Jerusalem Grand Reopening

On behalf of the entire American Embassy in Israel, I want to welcome everyone and thank you for joining us tonight. Before I begin my brief remarks, let me first make a statement. It is a statement of solidarity; it is a statement of support; and it is a statement of commitment. When I spoke ...
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