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US-Israel Relationship

On 70th anniversary, Trump says US has ‘no better friends anywhere’ than Israel

WASHINGTON — The United States has “no better friends anywhere” than Israel, US President Donald Trump said Wednesday while congratulating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israelis on the country’s 70th anniversary.

“Best wishes to Prime Minister @Netanyahu and all of the people of Israel on the 70th Anniversary of your Great...

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Mar 25 Davis, CA Stand With Israel

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Mar 23 Modesto, CA Stand With Israel

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Mar 23 Los Angeles, CA Spanish Stand With Israel

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Mar 22 Covina, CA Stand with Israel

Yom Hazikron
Israel Defense Force (IDF)

What is Yom HaZikaron and how does Israel observe it

Yom HaZikaron is the day of national remembrance in Israel to commemorate all the soldiers and people who lost their lives during the struggle to defend the State of Israel. On this day we mourn and remember our fallen soldiers and all lives lost by terror. Yom HaZikaron, which goes by the Jewish calendar, begins with a siren at 8:00 in the...

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Mar 21 Temple City, CA Spanish Stand With Israel

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Mar 24 Sacramento, CA Stand With Israel

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Israeli Society

Israel prepares to remember 23,646 fallen soldiers and 3,134 terror victims

Israelis bowed their heads at 8 p.m. Tuesday for a minute of silence as sirens sound in remembrance the country’s fallen soldiers and terror victims.

In all, 71 new names were added over the past year to the roster of 23,646 who died defending the country. Thirty of those were disabled veterans who passed away due to complications from injuries...

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Mar 11 Rochester, NY Night To Honor Israel

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Mar 1 Pittsburgh, PA Pastor’s Lunch

Israeli Society

The Scientist Who Rose From Russia’s Ghettos to Israeli President

Dr. Charles Weizmann of Manchester, England, bearer of 110 patents, born in 1874 as Chaim ben Ozer deep in Russia’s 472,590 square-mile Jewish ghetto, is remembered today as Chaim Weizmann, Israel’s first president.

The Weizmann name game helps explain Zionism, and the modern Jewish revolution, as Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary. His move...


IDF destroys ‘longest and deepest’ Hamas cross-border attack tunnel

The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday announced it destroyed a sophisticated Hamas attack tunnel, leading from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory, over the weekend.

The tunnel was the “longest and deepest” underground passage discovered in Israel thus far, according to Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman.

It passed under the border in an area...

Rewalk technology
Israeli Technology

Israel’s ReWalk turns focus to stroke victims with cheaper walking device

ReWalk Robotics Ltd., the Israeli developer of a robotic exoskeleton system that helps the paralyzed to walk, has started a clinical study of a new product that will aid the rehabilitation of people who have suffered a stroke.

The company said that a first study participant began using a new “soft exo-suit system,” the ReStore, which is meant to...


4 in 10 millennials don’t know 6 million Jews were killed in Holocaust, study shows

NEW YORK -- More than one-fifth of millennials in the U.S. -- 22 percent -- haven't heard of, or aren't sure if they've heard of, the Holocaust, according to a study published Thursday, on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day. The study, which was commissioned by The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and conducted by Schoen...

Israeli Technology

Cell discovery holds out promise for Parkinson’s therapy

An Israeli-led international study featured on the cover of The Journal of Neuroscience in February, holds the promise of advancing the field of cell-replacement therapy for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

PD, which affects millions of people worldwide, causes devastating motor symptoms due to a loss of dopamine-secreting brain cells...


Hezbollah operations in Colombia revealed

Undercover Hezbollah operations in South America were uncovered in an extensive investigation by the United States and Colombia. According to Colombian media sources, Hezbollah has a presence in the country under cover of a legitimate organization called the “External Security Organization” (ESO), which is essentially Unit 910, Hezbollah’s foreign...


IDF braces for fresh Gaza border clashes

Israel on Friday geared up for another showdown on the Gaza border, with the IDF deploying snipers and tanks for the third consecutive week ahead of a mass Palestinian protest.

Friday’s protest is the third of what Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror group said would be several weeks of “March of Return” demonstrations, which Hamas leaders say ultimately...

US-Israel Relationship

READ: President Trump’s statement for Holocaust Remembrance Day



Office of the Press Secretary


April 11, 2018
Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2018

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By the President of the United States of America

A Proclamation

On Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, and during this week of remembrance, we reflect on one of the...

CUFI Founder and Chairman

Pastor Hagee Honored By Israel

Israeli embassy names Pastor John Hagee number 27 of 70 greatest American contributors to the US- Israel relationship.