Ambassador Daniel Shapiro visited the diverse “melting pot” city of Netanya

On July 26, Ambassador Daniel Shapiro visited the diverse "melting pot" city of Netanya, where he met with new immigrants who contribute to the city's vibrancy and success.

During his visits to Ulpan Habenleumi and the Dora Community Center, Ambassador Shapiro highlighted the important contributions immigrants make both in the United States and Israel.


The Ambassador enjoyed interacting with new immigrants from the former Soviet Union and Ethiopia, shared their stories, and witnessed their cultural performances. Ambassador Shapiro was warmly hosted by Mayor Miriam Fierberg-Ikar, who showed him the impressive advances the city has made in the past decade in business and tourism.



The Ambassador also got to spend some quality time playing with special needs children at the Beit-Guy Day Care center, and witnessed the new techniques and extraordinary care provided to the children there.