• New Cathay Pacific Flights to Boost Philippine Tourism
    New Cathay Pacific Flights to Boost Philippine Tourism
    Philippine Embassy meets with officials of Cathay Pacific Israel to discuss business opportunities as Israel became the fastest growing tourism market of the Philippines in 2016, growing by more than 42%. Cathay Pacific will launch its first flight from Tel Aviv to Manila via Hong Kong on 26 March 2017 and will operate 4 flights every week.

    in photo: Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial (center) with First Secretary and Consul General Pamela F. Durian-Bailon, Cathay Pacific Israel Country Manager Jonathan Bailey, Cathay Pacific Israel Managing Director Gideon Thaler, and Third Secretary and Vice Consul Judy B. Razon.
  • 23rd International Mediterranean Tourism Market.
    23rd International Mediterranean Tourism Market.
    (Clockwise) Undersecretary Benito C. Bengzon, Jr., Ambassador Neal Imperial and Assistant Secretary Frederick Alegre, with DOT and Embassy officials, Philippine Honorary Consuls, the Israeli participants to the Familiarization Tour to the Philippines, formally open the Philippine pavilion; The Tinikling performance by the Filipino Cultural Society in Israel (FCSI) during the opening of the Philippine pavilion; Multi-awarded flair bartender Dennis Adiuba continue to be the crowd’s favorite with his antics and mocktails; Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Gideon Levin visits the Philippine pavilion at the 2017 IMTM.
  • Israel premier of new film on Philippine sanctuary for Jewish refugees  kick-starts celebration of 60th PH-Israel diplomatic relations anniversary
    Israel premier of new film on Philippine sanctuary for Jewish refugees kick-starts celebration of 60th PH-Israel diplomatic relations anniversary
    The Philippine Embassy in Israel, in partnership with the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Asia Pacific Institute and in collaboration with multi-awarded filmmaker Mr. Noel Izon, premiers the documentary film "An Open Door: Holocaust Haven in the Philippines" at the Cinematheque Tel Aviv on 25 January 2017. The film showing was the kick-off event for the commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Israel in 2017. The screening also coincided with the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January.
  • Teaching Filipino Heritage Through Language & Culture Classes for Pinoy Kids in Israel
    Teaching Filipino Heritage Through Language & Culture Classes for Pinoy Kids in Israel
    Filipino kids with their paper dolls on the first day of the Filipino Language and Culture Program, together with the volunteer teachers
  • Philippine Embassy welcomes New Batch of 540 Filipino Agriculture Student-Trainees to Israel
    Philippine Embassy welcomes New Batch of 540 Filipino Agriculture Student-Trainees to Israel
    Filipino Student-Trainees of the Agrostudies Program at Kibbutz Malkiya in northern Israel during the Embassy’s Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar on 26 November 2016, with Philippine Ambassador Neal Imperial (2nd from left front standing), Labor Attaché Atty. Rudy Gabasan (1st from left ), Consul Bryan Jess Baguio (1st from right) and Assistance-to-Nationals Officer Ms. Adelfa Lesslie Mercado.
  • Major Israeli Tour Operators Visit Bohol, Cebu, Manila To Boost Tourist Arrivals
    Major Israeli Tour Operators Visit Bohol, Cebu, Manila To Boost Tourist Arrivals
    Representatives of six major travel agencies from Israel visited popular tourism destinations inthe Philippines through the Familiarization Tour organized by the Department of Tourism and the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv.
  • The Philippine Embassy in Israel Begins the Christmas Season with its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
    The Philippine Embassy in Israel Begins the Christmas Season with its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
    Ambassador Neal Imperial leads the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, together with Fr. Carlos Santos, Ms. Grace Cardenas and Mr. Winston Santos, Filipino community leaders in Israel
  • NCCA Trains Volunteers to Teach Filipino Culture in Israel
    NCCA Trains Volunteers to Teach Filipino Culture in Israel
    Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial (center) is joined by (from right to left) Third Secretary and Vice Consul Judy Razon, Dr. Rosario Alonzo, Mr. Ervin Eustaquio, Cultural Affairs Assistant of the Sentro Rizal – National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and the volunteer teachers from the Embassy and Filipino Community.
  • Lonely Planet: Philippines in Hebrew Launched at the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv
    Lonely Planet: Philippines in Hebrew Launched at the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv
    Philippine Ambassador to the State of Israel Neal G. Imperial and Philippine Honorary Consul for Ashdod and Southern Israel and Chairman of Ophir Tours, Ltd., Mr. Boaz Waksman, launching Lonely Planet: Philippines (Hebrew version) in Tel Aviv.
  • 524 Filipino student-trainees graduate from AgricultureProgram in Israel
    524 Filipino student-trainees graduate from AgricultureProgram in Israel
    Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial and Filipino graduates of the 2015-2016 Agrostudies Program showing their certificates in Jerusalem
  • Contemporary Filipino Visual Artist Holds  Solo Exhibit in Israel
    Contemporary Filipino Visual Artist Holds Solo Exhibit in Israel
    Contemporary Filipino visual artist, Mr. Vince Darwin “Winner” Jumalon, held a solo exhibit titled “I Come in Peace” in Jaffa, Israel on 08-11 September 2016. In photo (L-R): Mr. Serge Tiroche, co-founder of Tiroche DeLeon Foundation, Mr. Winner Jumalon
    and Ambassador Neal Imperial during the Exhibit Opening
  • Ambassador Imperial's presentation at the Jerusalem Chamber of Commerce 16 Aug 2016
    Ambassador Imperial's presentation at the Jerusalem Chamber of Commerce 16 Aug 2016
    On 16 August 2016, Philippine Ambassador to the State of Israel Neal Imperial met with the Board of Directors of the Jerusalem Chamber of Commerce, headed by its President, Mr. Dror Atari.
  • Filipino Scholar Obtains MA in Child Development  from the University of Haifa, Israel
    Filipino Scholar Obtains MA in Child Development from the University of Haifa, Israel
    Congratulations to Ms. Amor F. Loniza, a recipient of a full scholarship from the University of Haifa, receives her Certificate of Completion of the MA in Child Development on 25 July 2016. Ms. Loniza is an Assistant Professor and Head of the Gender and Development Unit of the Philippine Normal University (South Luzon).
  • Meeting with the President of the Chamber of Commerce in Jerusalem
    Meeting with the President of the Chamber of Commerce in Jerusalem
    Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial and President of the Chamber of Commerce in Jerusalem Dror Atari met on 03 August 2016 to discuss various opportunities to deepen the ties between the Philippines and Jerusalem. Also present during the meeting were Vice Consul and Third Secretary (Economic Attaché) Judy B. Razon, and a member of the Chamber of Commerce and an Honorary Consul in the Philippines Mr. Shimon Weinbaum.
  • Philippines Celebrates Independence Day in Israel
    Philippines Celebrates Independence Day in Israel
  • President of Israel Business Chamber Discusses Business Prospects with PH Embassy
    President of Israel Business Chamber Discusses Business Prospects with PH Embassy
    Mr. Itamar Gero, the newly-elected President of the Israel Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ICCP) called on Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial on 14 June 2016. Ambassador Imperial and Mr. Gero discussed closer collaboration in advancing the economic ties of the Philippines and Israel, particularly in the areas of tourism, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), software development, agri-technology, kosher manufactured food products and defense equipment manufacturing. Mr. Gero, who is based in Manila and owns a BPO company there, conveyed that the ICCP will launch several projects this year using social media that would definitely add dynamism in the economic relations of the two countries.
  • 22 Israeli Students to Compete in Robotics Challenge in Cebu, Philippines
    22 Israeli Students to Compete in Robotics Challenge in Cebu, Philippines
    Students from the Rabin Elementary School demonstrate their robot design for the First Lego League Trash Trek Challenge to Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial.
  • Labor Day and Flores de Mayo 2016
    Labor Day and Flores de Mayo 2016
    E-Force Kids wow the audience at the Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv with a variety of cultural dances.
  • Labor Day and Flores de Mayo 2016
    Labor Day and Flores de Mayo 2016
    Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial, along with other Embassy officials and partners, poses with the King, Queen, Little Prince, and Little Princess of Flores de Mayo 2016.
  • 2016 Overseas Voting in Israel
    2016 Overseas Voting in Israel
    X Factor Israel Grand Champion Rose "Osang" Fostanes is the first to cast a vote on the first day of the 2016 Overseas Voting taking place at the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv from 9 April to 9 May 2016.

News

New Cathay Pacific Flights from Tel Aviv to Hong Kong to Boost Tourism to the PhilippinesPosted on 22 February 2017
20 February 2017, Tel Aviv, State of Israel – Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial met with Cathay Pacific Country Manager for Israel Jonathan Bailey and Managing Director Gideon Thaler on 20 February 2017 to discuss business opportunities with the increasing tourism arrivals between the Philippines and Israel.
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Filipina Singer Enters the Semi-Final Round of “The Voice Israel” Posted on 15 February 2017

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15 February 2017 – Ms. Ezra Liz Joy Ng, a Filipina semi-finalist of "The Voice Israel", made a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial on 14 February 2017 at the Philippine Embassy.

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Israel premier of new film on Philippine sanctuary for Jewish refugees kick-starts celebration of 60th PH-Israel diplomatic relations anniversary Posted on 12 February 2017

The Philippine Embassy in Israel, in partnership with the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Asia Pacific Institute and in collaboration with multi-awarded filmmaker Mr. Noel Izon, premiers the documentary film "An Open Door: Holocaust Haven in the Philippines" at the Cinematheque Tel Aviv on 25 January 2017.

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Philippine Embassy Conducts First Consular Outreach Mission for 2017 in Jerusalem Posted on 26 January 2017

The Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv conducted its first consular outreach mission for the year 2017 in Jerusalem on 22 January 2017 at the Holy Rosary Sister’s Convent. The mission was organized by the Embassy with the Good Shepherd Filipino Catholic Community (GSFCC) led by its coordinator Ms. Star Tuazon.

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