Live: US embassy celebrates 4th of July in Israel

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 1, 2015 18:02

PM, president, American ambassador set to address festivities marking US Independence Day.




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Fireworks illuminate the sky next to a US flag. (photo credit: REUTERS)

Fireworks were due to fly on Wednesday evening as the US Embassy in Tel Aviv was hosting a celebratory event to mark America's upcoming Independence Day.

The Fourth of July festivities being held at the ambassador's residence in Herzliya, come a few days before the holiday as it lands this year on Shabbat.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin and US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro were set to give keynote speeches at the red-white-and-blue jubilee.


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