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Jun 01, 2012
PM Netanyahu Condemns Houla Massacre
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expresses his revulsion over the ongoing massacre being perpetrated by the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad against innocent civilians, which continued over the weekend in Houla and included dozens of innocent children. Read morehere
For first time, Israel to recognize Reform and Conservative rabbis
In an unprecedented move, Israel has announced that it is prepared to recognize Reform and Conservative community leaders as rabbis and fund their salaries. (Haaretz)Read more here
New York's annual Celebrate Israel Parade
Fifth Avenue in Manhattan will turn blue and white on June 3, with 29 floats and musical performers, 18 marching bands and 35,000 marchers.(J.post) Read more here
Tel Aviv gig kicks off Madonna's MDNA world tour
Roads to Ramat Gan Stadium were gridlocked last night as 30,000 fans flocked to see U.S. pop legend Madonna hit the stage to kick off her MDNA world tour.
One minute should be observed for murdered Israeli
The Consulate General of Israel to the MidwestIn collaboration with The Embassy of Israel to the United States Invites you to the:
Midwestern Diplomatic Conference for Young Professionals
Located in Chicago on June 10, 2012
This program will provide an unparalleled opportunity to network with other Jewish professionals while hearing from Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs experts in thought-provoking seminars and workshops.