Obama wishes Netanyahu, Israelis a 'happy holiday'

US President Barack Obama on Monday wished Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the people of Israel a happy holiday ahead of the beginning of Pessah.
Obama spoke to Netanyahu Monday afternoon and told him he was also expected to attend a Pessah Seder later in the evening with representatives of the Jewish community in the US.
During their conversation, the Netanyahu thanked Obama for the approval of a new budget for the Iron Dome system, and the president expressed satisfaction over the system proving effective against rocket fire from Gaza.