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Bennett reiterates return of bipartisan support for Israel


Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett greets House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Gregory MeeksGregory Meeks (D-N.Y.). Also pictured is U.S. embassy charge d'Affaires Michael Ratney.

(JNS) - A bipartisan group of members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Israeli officials celebrated Independence Day on Tuesday at a small event hosted by the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett was on hand to welcome the visitors-the first official congressional delegation to travel to a foreign country since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Since COVID required the number of attendees to remain low, the program was also livestreamed by the embassy.

In English, Bennett welcomed the guests by recalling his upbringing in the United States.

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