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“Through this new partnership with the British Government, Palestinian graduate students are already contributing to world-leading research at the Hebrew University, and we are delighted to have them with us. This program not only advances science, but through it sends a message of hope and friendship, and of the importance of working together to find solutions that improve the health of our communities.” (Professor Menahem Ben-Sasson, President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, on two new research programmes in which the UK government will work with Israeli and Palestinian scientists on water and health issues, 20/07/2016)

“Shira was murdered for the freedom of every woman and man to express themselves and their sexuality freely. It is the right of every man and woman to be who they are, to love as their hearts desire, and to express that love openly. We must promote a safe public space in which even if there is disagreement, there is respect for each and every person.” (President Reuven Rivlin speaking on the gay pride march scheduled for tomorrow in Jerusalem, 19/07/2016)

“No other country faces so many threats: the Islamic State in Sinai, Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Gaza, Hezbollah in Lebanon and al-Qaeda in Syria, but above all of these is Iran.” (Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaking at his first briefing before the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee, 17/07/2016)

“Israel respects the democratic process in Turkey and expects that the two countries’ reconciliation will continue.” (Foreign Ministry Spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon speaking about the attempted coup on Turkey, 17/07/2016)

“Israel stands with France and the Israeli people stand with the French people, shoulder to shoulder in the face of this terrible evil… We must work united to reach the terrorists, their supporters and backers, wherever they may hide.” (Israeli President Reuvin Rivlin writes to French Preisdent Hollande in wake of Nice truck attack, 15/07/2016)

“Many congratulations to @theresa_may on becoming PM. Under your leadership Israeli-British ties will surely continue to flourish.” (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulates new British Prime Minister Theresa May via Twitter, 13/07/2016)