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U.S. Presidents & Israel: Photographs with Israeli Prime Ministers


Israeli P.M. David Ben Gurion (right) and Ambassador Abba Eban (center) meet with President Harry Truman (May 2, 1951)


Israeli P.M. Ben-Gurion (left) with President Dwight Eisenhower (center)


P.M. Golda Meir (left) and President John Kennedy (December 27, 1962)


Israeli P.M. Yitzhak Rabin (left) with President Lyndon Johnson


Israeli P.M. Golda Meir meets with President Richard Nixon (1969)


President Nixon arrives at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport on the first Presidential visit to Israel (June 17, 1974)


Israeli P.M. Yitzhak Rabin (left) with President Gerald Ford (June 11 & 13, 1975)


LEFT: Israeli P.M. Menachem Begin with President Jimmy Carter (White House, 1979)
RIGHT: Begin with President Ronald Reagan (September 9, 1981)


Israeli P.M. Yitzhak Shamir with President Reagan (Left: November 29, 1983; Right: November 16, 1989)


LEFT: Israeli P.M. Shimon Peres (right) with President Ronald Reagan (October 9, 1984)
RIGHT: Israeli P.M. Yitzhak Shamir (left) with President George H.W. Bush (April 6, 1989)


LEFT: Israeli President Chaim Herzog & George Bush at the American Embassy in Tokyo (February 23, 1989)
RIGHT: Israeli P.M. Yitzhak Rabin talks with President Bush in Maine (August 10, 1992)


U.S. President Bill Clinton and Israeli P.M. Ehud Barak
(Right: White House, April 11, 2000; Left: Camp David: July 11, 2000)

President Bill Clinton and Israeli P.M. Yitzhak Rabin
(White House, May 9, 1995)


U.S. President Clinton, Israeli P.M. Ehud Barak and P.A. Chairman Yasser Arafat at Camp David (July 11, 2000)

L-R: Jordan's King Hussein, Israeli PM Rabin, US President Clinton, PLO Head Arafat and Egyptian President Mubarak. (White House, September 28, 1995)


Israeli P.M. Ariel Sharon with U.S. President George W. Bush (March 20, 2001)


Israeli P.M. Ehud Olmert (left) with President Bush (Right: May 23, 2006; Left: November 2006)


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P.M. Netanyahu with President Barack Obama
(Right: White House, May 20, 2011; Left: United Nations, September 21, 2011)



Left. P.M. Netanyahu with President Donald Trump (May 2017)
Right. Abraham Accords signing ceremony Far right: Minister Of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates. Far left: Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdullatif Bin Rashid Al Zayani of Bahrain (September 15, 2020 - Chris Kleponis / CNP)



President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett of Israel shake hands
during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC.
on Friday, August 27, 2021. Credit: Sarahbeth Maney / Pool via CNP



Sources: Israeli Government, National Photo Collection Meir-Kennedy photo © Ron Sachs. No reprinting permitted without the permission of Ron Sachs and AICE.
Olmert-Bush White House photos by Eric Draper.
Netanyahu-Obama photos courtesy of the White House. No copyright required.