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'Hamas building tunnels, we're prepping next war'

Ya'alon takes tour of USS Carney taking part in joint drill, says IDF not fooled or 'stagnant' faced with Gaza's 'unprecedented quiet.'Kobi Finkler, 2/22/2016, 6:15 PM

Samantha Power views Israeli security threats

America's UN envoy joins Israeli UN Ambassador and US Ambassador to Israel, for countrywide tour of Israel's complex security situation.Ari Soffer, 2/16/2016, 6:41 PM

Think for yourself, Ambassador Shapiro

Shapiro has crossed the red lines. Ron Jager, 2/13/2016, 11:46 PM

US Ambassador Shapiro apologizes for poor timing

US Ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro: I apologize if I offended the Meir Family.Raphael Poch, 1/25/2016, 8:51 AM

NYT editorial praises US envoy, blasts Netanyahu

The New York Times accuses Israel of trying to 'preclude a Palestinian state,' says its response to Shapiro's critiques were 'unfair.'Cynthia Blank, 1/24/2016, 7:48 AM

Obama is now going after Israel

It is one thing after another ever since the nuclear deal was finalized. Yochanan Visser, 1/22/2016, 12:10 PM

Roskam demands Kerry reject Israel critcism

Peter Roskam says Dan Shapiro's 'troubling' remarks will only serve to 'empower' those who seek to 'delegitimize and marginalize' Israel.Cynthia Blank, 1/20/2016, 10:06 PM

State Department backs Shapiro's criticism

State Department spokesman says there was "nothing new" in Ambassador Shapiro's critique of Israeli policy in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 1/20/2016, 6:14 AM

PM and US envoy meet after 'settlement' tiff

After PM blasted Shapiro's charge of different 'standards' for Jews and Arabs as 'unacceptable', two meet to 'put incident behind them.'Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2016, 7:56 PM

Israel treats Palestinians worse? Not quite

Regavim shoots back at US ambassador who accused Israel of selectively enforcing laws for Palestinians: 'Data shows otherwise.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2016, 1:11 PM

PM: US ambassador's remarks are 'unacceptable'

Netanyahu's office blasts Dan Shapiro's attempt to fault 'settlements' for stalemate with Palestinians, asserts PA incitement to blame.Nitsan Keidar, 1/18/2016, 8:32 PM

US ambassador sparks clash with criticism

US envoy to Israel attacks 'settlement' building, accuses Jewish state of 'two standards of rule of law' in Judea and Samaria.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2016, 6:50 PM

Shaked tells US to butt out of Israeli legislation

Shaked asserts 'no cause' for US concerns over her NGO Transparency Law, as Israel is a 'strong democracy.'Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2016, 10:50 PM

US pushes to derail Shaked's Transparency Law

In meeting with Justice Minister, US envoy expresses 'government's concerns' over bill requiring NGOs to declare foreign funding.Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2016, 4:16 PM

US condemns Ezra Schwartz's murder

US State Department, embassy condemn 18 year-old's murder in terror attack - but White House still silent.Tova Dvorin, 11/22/2015, 11:05 AM

Watch: US Ambassador claims labeling isn't boycott

Shapiro says history will remember Netanyahu-Obama ties as positive, EU labeling is info for consumers 'to decide for themselves.'Yoni Kempinski, 11/16/2015, 12:33 PM

NGO: America 'disrespected' Rabin's legacy

Mattot Arim points out in letter to Ambassador Shapiro that Rabin was opposed to a Palestinian state and uprooting of communities.Ben Ariel, 11/1/2015, 2:35 AM

US embassy in pink to promote cancer awareness

Embassy marks Breast Cancer Awareness month with special display to express hope in battling the disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 9:02 AM

Henkin Brother Slams US Policy in Letter to Envoy

In letter to Dan Shapiro, Dr. Yigal Henkin accuses Obama admin of raising chances for more deaths at hands of 'cold blooded terrorists.'Cynthia Blank, 10/8/2015, 7:42 AM

Shapiro: Iran Deal Shows US Learned From 9/11

US Ambassador to Israel insists controversial deal will help - not hurt - American efforts to stop Iranian terror proxies.Eliran Aharon, 9/11/2015, 2:52 PM

Netanyahu: Israel, United States Share Same Values

At 4th of July celebration, Netanyahu says Israel and the United States should stand up “to all the forces of militant Islam”.Elad Benari, 7/1/2015, 11:58 PM

American Independence Celebrations in Israel

Top Israeli political, media and cultural figures join US Ambassador for early celebration of American Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2015, 6:00 PM

'Israeli Society Must Maintain its Unity'

Former CoS Benny Gantz and American Ambassador Dan Shapiro take part in memorial rally for the three murdered yeshiva students.Yoni Kempinski, 6/17/2015, 2:14 AM

Druze Demand Syrian Airstrikes from Israel, US

Druze community leaders meet with US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro to request help arming Druze fighting ISIS.Tova Dvorin, 6/5/2015, 12:32 PM

MK Yogev: It's Time Obama Realized Who Won

MK Motti Yogev has requested that Ambassador Dan Shapiro tell Obama who won the election.Moshe Cohen, 3/30/2015, 1:12 AM

US Defended, Did Not Abandon Israel at UNHRC

US Ambassador to the UNHRC clarifies: the US is silent every year during commission's annual anti-Israel debate - as a form of protest.Tova Dvorin, 3/23/2015, 5:19 PM

Amb. to Israel Laments 'Confusing' Situation

US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro attempts damage control for the White House after Obama says he's 're-evaluating' US stance on Israel.Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2015, 9:26 AM

Ambassador Invites Israelis to Invest in the US

Shapiro calls on Israeli companies to take part in SelectUSA Summit to increase investment, as Israeli trade continues to shift eastward.Ari Yashar, 2/23/2015, 12:57 PM

US Amb. Commits to 'Hope' of Two-State Solution

Shapiro declares 'there is no one-state solution,' urges peace deal and ignores question on Jonathan Pollard.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/11/2014, 4:46 PM

Shapiro Prays at Synagogue Targeted in Massacre

Witnesses tell Amb. Dan Shapiro of 'horror scene' at Jerusalem synagogue where Palestinian terrorists went on a bloody rampage.Hezki Baruch and Ari Soffer, 11/25/2014, 5:46 PM

Glick's Family 'Shocked' at US Silence on Shooting

Family of US citizen and assassination target notes hypocrisy, as US ambassador claims a week later 'we were unable to reach them.'Ari Yashar, 11/4/2014, 5:20 PM

Amb. Shapiro Pushes Ceasefire in 9/11 Speech

US Ambassador to Israel says events of September 11, 2001 drive war on terror, but he recommends a truce for Israel.Tova Dvorin, 9/11/2014, 5:57 PM

Ambassador Shapiro: Israel Helps US on ISIS Threat

In an interview, US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro said that the US and Israel were exchanging intelligence on the ISIS crisis.Moshe Cohen, 9/11/2014, 9:18 AM

US Envoy Dismisses 'Obama-Netanyahu' Tape as False

US, Israeli PM rush to reject the authenticity of a recording claimed to be of Obama trying to force an unfavorable ceasefire on Israel.Ari Soffer, 7/29/2014, 10:35 PM

Dan Shapiro Visits Ashdod

US Ambassador to Israel visits Ashdod in solidarity visit, supports Israel's right to self-defense.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 7/15/2014, 4:14 AM

The United States Stands by Israel

US Ambassador to Israel says on Israeli radio that "we denounce these attacks and support Israel's right to defend itself."Ari Yashar, 7/11/2014, 1:13 PM

Report: US - 'Israel Crossed the Line'

Unconfirmed comments touch two nerves: the visa crisis issue, and Jonathan Pollard's freedom.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 8:29 PM

US Ambassador Says End to Visa Crisis Coming

Despite doubling in visa rejection rates for young Israelis, US ambassador to Israel stresses the days of the US visa are numbered.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2014, 8:46 AM

MKs Tell Dan Shapiro They're Behind Kerry Plan

Group of MKs send a letter of support to U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro, after a tough grilling session he faced from rightwing MKsDavid Lev, 2/27/2014, 9:13 AM

Meeting Between US Envoy, Nationalist MKs Fails

Land of Israel Lobby in the Knesset issues apology Wednesday after meeting with US Ambassador Dan Shapiro goes south.Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2014, 5:32 PM

US Framework to Demand PA Recognize Jewish State

US Ambassador Dan Shapiro declares that PA must recognize Israel under framework agreement - despite their open opposition to it.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 11:09 AM

Shapiro Meeting with Nationalist MKs

Ambassador Dan Shapiro has reportedly been meeting MKs from the right in an attempt to gauge their reaction to Kerry's framework.Elad Benari, 2/13/2014, 3:45 AM

MK Porush Complains to US Ambassador About Draft

Israeli rabbis are headed to the US to stop the "edict" on drafting hareidi youths, MK Meir Porush wrote in a letter to the US ambassadorDavid Lev, 12/23/2013, 10:12 PM

Israel, US Officials Fight for Support Over Iran

Jewish Home representatives continue to visit US in lobby to Congress over Iran deal; Shapiro rallies Israeli support through Israeli media.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2013, 10:07 PM

US Amb. Seeks to Reassure Israelis Over Iran Talks

Dan Shapiro says US, Israel 'share an identical agenda', promises his country will not allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2013, 3:43 PM

US Ambassador Backs Challenge to Jewish Tradition

Dan Shapiro praised Women of the Wall and spoke at their anniversary event, supporting the group's challenge to traditional Jewish practice.Ari Yashar, 11/5/2013, 9:04 PM

US Ambassador Shocked by Terror Tunnel

U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro said that he was “shocked” by the tunnel dug by terrorists from Gaza into a kibbutz in southern Israel.David Lev, 10/17/2013, 8:40 PM

Shapiro: 'We Need To See A Future Without Terror'

Participating the JNF memorial for 9/11, U.S. ambassador to Israel spoke of a future with peace led by a "two state solution"Kochava Rozenbaum, 9/11/2013, 10:57 PM

MK Porush: 'Enlistment will Lead to Religious War'

Porush of Agudat Yisrael mahes comments in a meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro.Adam Ross, 9/11/2013, 3:22 PM

US Ambassador: 'Strong' Response to Syria Certain

Ambassador Dan Shapiro would not say outright that the response will be military.Arutz Sheva, 8/29/2013, 11:20 AM

US Ambassador: Business Event 'Great Opportunity'

Israeli businesspeople are cordially invited to a major US investment event in Washington later this yearDavid Lev, 7/11/2013, 9:04 PM

Hareidi MK to US: Don’t Let Israel Discriminate

MK Eichler tells ambassador Dan Shapiro that Israel’s budget cuts will discriminate against American yeshiva students.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2013, 11:12 AM

Shapiro: Obama's Visit Symbolizes Strong Ties

President Obama’s visit to Israel is important for the strengthening of the ties between the U.S. and Israel, says Ambassador Dan Shapiro.Elad Benari, 2/12/2013, 6:14 AM

Report: White House Still Concerned Over Bennett

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro met with Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett, amid "concerns" over the party's strengthDavid Lev, 1/17/2013, 9:29 AM

Shapiro Thanks PM, Peres for Condolences

U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro thanked Binyamin Netanyahu and Shimon Peres for their expressions of condolences after the Newtown killingsDavid Lev, 12/17/2012, 7:53 AM

U.S. Ambassador, Chabad Hassidim Light up Tel Aviv

Dan Shapiro, the U.S. ambassador to Israel, participates in a Hanukkah candle lighting with Chabad Hassidim in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 12/13/2012, 6:47 AM

Barak, U.S. Ambassador Praise Iron Dome

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro said that the U.S. would provide Israel with $300 million for further Iron Dome development. David Lev, 11/18/2012, 5:27 PM