US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro gave blood at Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv on Monday.

The US Embassy in Tel Aviv posted a photo of the envoy having blood drawn on its official Facebook page.

According to the post, Shapiro was one of several US Embassy staff members who donated a total of 78 units of blood to the hospital.

The 43-year-old Shapiro has been the US Ambassador to Israel for nearly two years. The fluent Hebrew speaker had been a major point man for the US Jewish community in the White House prior to his appointment.

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