Israel 65th anniversary muted in empathy with ally, America, coping with terror at Boston Marathon


Israel's 65th Independence Day Celebration at Sinai Temple in Los Angeles was muted by Israelis' empathy with Americans' shock at the Boston Marathon terror casualties earlier that day.

Consul General to Southwestern U.S. David Siegel reveals Israel's unique juxtaposing its annual (war and terror-victims') Memorial Day in the 24-hours leading up to its Independence Day- and what lessons Israel has to share with Americans in coping with political terrorism. Consul Siegel relates, 'Our freedom comes thanks to the sacrifices of our fallen.'


Mike Burstyn: On her 65th Independence Day, what Israel can teach America about Jihad Israeli-American performing artist, Mike Burstyn, explores the lessons between Israel and America on the coinciding occasion of Israel's 65th Independence Day at the Boston Marathon massacre.
"Israel empathizes with America in having to overcome terror"- Consul to US Southwest David Siegel

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