Israel Broadcasting Authority
Israel Broadcasting Authority is Israel's state broadcasting network. It grew out of the radio station 'Kol Yisrael', which made its first broadcast as an independent station on . The name of the organisation operating 'Kol Yisrael' was changed to 'Israel Broadcasting Service' in 1951. The law creating the 'Israel Broadcasting Authority' was passed by the Knesset on 6 June 1965. Television broadcasts commenced on 2 May 1968, with color television following on 23 February 1983, although occasional color transmissions were made earlier, such as the Eurovision Song Contest 1979 and the visit of the Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in 1977. Wikipedia*
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Israel Broadcasting Authority has hosted 25 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1992 Broadcast. The year with the most events was 2003 with eight events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 1998 with an average of 691 views per video. Most appearances with Benjamin Netanyahu (4), Ehud Olmert (3), Colin L. Powell (2). Most common tags: Israeli-Palestinian Relations, Israel, Israel-Hezbollah Conflict.