Category Archives: Israel Foreign Relations

How Middle East is Changing: Israel Sends Helicopters to Jordan

Israel gives Jordan helicopters for border security – U.S. source July 23, 2015 Israel has given retired U.S.-supplied Cobra combat helicopters to Jordan to help the Hashemite kingdom fend off insurgent threats on the Syrian and Iraqi borders, a U.S. … Continue reading

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Israeli “Tikkun Olam” in Nepal

Israel is helping the people of Nepal via a humanitarian mission. A 250-member Israel Defense Forces (IDF) team is on the ground: Israeli search and rescue teams are helping locate survivors in the rubble of collapsed buildings. A field hospital, … Continue reading

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Governor Mike Pence Visits Israel, Pushes Economic Ties with Indiana

Indiana Governor Mike Pence led a trade mission to Israel December 29 – 31, 2014. During his visit, he addressed the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce.  Highlights from his speech include: * Freedom has enabled your entrepreneurs to apply groundbreaking advances … Continue reading

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One Year Later: Israeli Aid to Typhoon-Stricken Philippines

A team of Israelis provided a range of medical and other humanitarian services in November 2013. The delegation consisted of 147 soldiers including medics and logistic personnel as well as search and rescue forces. Over a time span of nearly … Continue reading

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What the Palestinians Told the World at the UN General Assembly

“President Abbas’ speech today included offensive characterizations that were deeply disappointing and which we reject.  Such provocative statements are counterproductive and undermine efforts to create a positive atmosphere and restore trust between the parties.”  State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki Mahmoud … Continue reading

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New Jersey and Israel Collaborate on Economic Development Opportunities

September 15, 2014 Highlighting New Jersey’s relationship with Israel, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today met with Amir Sagie, Deputy Consul General of Israel in New York, to discuss economic development opportunities between Israel and New Jersey. The meeting builds on … Continue reading

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NY Governor Cuomo Supports Israel

New York State Unity Delegation Trip to Israel On Wednesday [August 13, 2014] and Thursday, a New York State Unity Delegation led by Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Israel to affirm the State of New York’s support in light of the … Continue reading

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