(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)
At the Cabinet meeting held on November 26, 2000, Prime Minister Ehud Barak conveyed to the members of Israel’s Moslem community his greetings and those of the government of Israel on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.
He expressed the hope that this month will bring a healing of scars and the cultivating of the delicate and vital fabric of co-existence which has been woven between Jews and Arabs, and among all communities.
On November 27, Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben-Ami outlined the following Israeli confidence-building measures for Ramadan, November 2000:
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