Near East Report - October 25 2010

Near East Report
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Hizballah supporters wave Lebanese and Iranian flags as they listen to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during his trip to Lebanon. View a slideshow about his visit.
In This Issue
Chamber of Commerce Hosts U.S.-Israel Business Initiative
Israel Aid Included in Continuing Resolution
Over 500 Attend AIPAC High School Summit
State to State: Colorado and Israel

 

Chamber of Commerce Hosts U.S.-Israel Business Initiative

To coincide with the 25th anniversary of the signing of the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Agreement, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted the U.S.-Israel Business Initiative in Washington, D.C. The day-long conference focused on strengthening the partnership between the two countries.
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Israel Aid Included in Continuing Resolution

Before Congress passed a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government operating, the Obama administration, lawmakers and interest groups all sought funding adjustments to dozens of programs. But in the final CR, Congress agreed to only a few changes—and aid to Israel was one of them.
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Over 500 Attend AIPAC High School Summit

More than 500 teenagers, facilitators and advisors from 131 high schools across the country came to Washington, D.C., for AIPAC’s sixth annual Schusterman Advocacy Institute High School Summit. Each year, this three-day seminar hosts pro-Israel high school students and education professionals.
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State to State: Colorado and Israel

The “big excitement,” as Colorado’s 1859 gold rush was known, brought the first Jewish immigrants to Colorado. Today, Colorado is the center of yet another “big excitement”—and this time, it’s bringing research, knowledge and information from Israel.
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