Israel Independence Day

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr raises a glass to toast at Israel's Independence Day reception at the Chateau Laurier on May 18. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Italian Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado with Israeli Ambassador Rafael Barak and his wife, Miriam. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

American Ambassador Bruce Heyman with Mr. Barak, Ms. Barak, and Vicki Heyman. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Acting High Commissioner of Trinidad and Tobago Venessa Ramhit-Ramroop with Mr. Barak. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia