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Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase effective April 2, 2018

Important notice:  Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35 for U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, including first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen.  Accordingly, the total passport fee for such applicants will ...
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International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem organized an event entitled “Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity.” The event included remarks from female staff members, a panel on work-life balance, and group discussions.  
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Jason D. Greenblatt, Assistant to the President and Special Representative for International Negotiations

The time has come for President Abbas to choose between hateful rhetoric and concrete and practical efforts to improve the quality of life of his people and lead them to peace and prosperity. Notwithstanding his highly inappropriate insults against members of the Trump administration, the latest iteration being his insult of my good friend and ...
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Readout of the Gaza Conference at the White House

The White House Office of the Press Secretary March 14, 2018 Yesterday, the White House hosted a conference with representatives from 20 countries, including Israel and many Arab states, to discuss solutions to the worsening humanitarian and economic conditions in Gaza. The conference, convened by White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner, Special Representative for International ...
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