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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Unrest in and Around Jerusalem Old City

Recent clashes in East Jerusalem and around the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif compound amidst calls for a “day of rage” mark an increase in tensions in and around the Old City of Jerusalem. Age restrictions have also been put in place for today’s prayers at the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif compound which creates the potential for demonstrations ...
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Former Ambassador’s Remarks at the U.S. Embassy 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

  Ambassador Dore Gold; MK Dr. Anat Berko; Our new U.S. Consul General in Jerusalem, my colleague Don Blome; Mr. Efi Stenzler, KKL-JNF World Chairman; Dean of the diplomatic corps Ambassador Etoundi Essomba and Ambassadors; Family members of the victims of 9/11; First responders and all those who help victims of terror; Distinguished guests; Ladies ...
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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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