From July 4th parties to death threats: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro and family bid farewell

World Leaders Congratulate Israel on Its 65th Birthday

Letters came from U.S. President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and the new pope, Francis I, as well as the leaders of Switzerland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Belgium, Armenia, Slovenia, Finland, Croatia, Sri Lanka, Bosnia, India and Nepal, among others

World leaders sent letters of congratulations to President Shimon Peres this week, honoring