Israel Offers Condolences After Texas, Ohio Shootings

Tel Aviv City Hall Lit Up with American Flag

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After two horrific mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, left 29 dead this weekend, America’s greatest ally has offered her condolences. JNS reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his nation’s solidarity with the United States and those affected by the attacks:

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu conveyed his condolences to the American people Sunday night after back-to-back mass shootings rocked the cities of El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, over the weekend.

“In the past 24 hours, we have witnessed two murderous attacks in Texas and Ohio,” Netanyahu wrote on Twitter. “On behalf of all government ministers and all citizens of Israel, I send condolences to the bereaved families, best wishes for recovery to the injured, and solidarity with the American people…”

In addition to Netanyahu’s remarks, Israel’s Foreign Ministry tweeted an image of “Tel Aviv’s City Hall building lit up with the colors of the US flag in solidarity with the mourning of the American people following the deadly shootings in #Ohio & #Texas.”

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