WATCH: Jerusalem Mayor wishes JPost readers a happy 4th of July

July 4, 2013 12:05

Nir Barkat thanks Americans and Canadians for their 'unconditional support, friendship and love.'

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat 311. (photo credit:Marc Israel Sellem)

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has issued a special message wishing Jerusalem Post readers a happy Canada Day and Fourth of July.

Speaking from his office in the capital, Barkat thanks Americans and Canadians for "the unconditional support, friendship and love that you have shown us throughout the years."

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American Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro will be hosting a special Fourth of July gala at his residence on Thursday evening, to be attended by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres.

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