Israel Sends Condolences

to U.S. After Vegas Massacre

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Israeli officials from across the political spectrum expressed condolences to the U.S. after a massacre that killed over 50 people in Las Vegas.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued an official statement, saying,

On this awful day, the people in Israel stand shoulder to shoulder with the American people. Our hearts are with the families of the victims and we wish full recovery to the injured. We grieve with you.

President Reuven Rivlin echoed Netanyahu's sentiments, stating,

The people of Israel join me in sending our deepest sympathy to you, to the participants in the festival, the people of Las Vegas and to all the people of the United States following this shocking attack which took the lives of so many innocent people and injured so very many more.

Head of the Jewish Home party Naftali Bennett also chimed in, saying, "The hearts of all Israelis are with the American people on this day of profound tragedy. We pray for the wounded. God bless you."

From the opposition, MK Tzipi Livni tweeted, "Horrific massacre in Las Vegas. Our hearts and thoughts go out to the families of the victims."

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