• A Filipino Christmas in Israel
    A Filipino Christmas in Israel
    Charge d'Affaires Randy Arquiza (right), along with (from right to left) Rev. Fr. Carlos Santos, the Guardian of St. Peter’s Church and the Parochial Vicar of St. Anthony’s Church, Mr. Winston Santos, President of the National Alliance of Filipino Communities and Ms. Mardy Rosino, Treasurer of the Federation of Filipino
    Communities, leads the Filipino community in Israel during the lighting of Christmas tree.
  • MOU signing to institutionalize the Filipino Language and Culture Program for Filipino students
    MOU signing to institutionalize the Filipino Language and Culture Program for Filipino students
    DFA-OUMWA Undersecretary Sara Lou Y. Arriola witness the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Ambassador to the State of Israel Neal Imperial and Bialik Rogozin Campus Principal Eli Nechama.
  • DFA Undersecretary Arriola Meets with Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister in Jerusalem
    DFA Undersecretary Arriola Meets with Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister in Jerusalem
    DFA Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Sarah Lou Y. Arriola (right)and Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely share a smile during their brief meeting on 15 November 2017 at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in Jerusalem to discuss developments in 60 years of bilateral relations.
  • PH House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) Meets with Knesset Officials
    PH House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) Meets with Knesset Officials
    MK Merav Ben-Ari (second from right), Kulanu Party, makes a point on inter-Parliamentary cooperation in a meeting with the PH HRET delegation on 06 November 2017 at the Knesset, Jerusalem. PH Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial (fifth from left) is flanked by HRET Chair Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco, Jr., to his left, and, Rep. Jorge Almonte (PDP-Laban, Misamis Occidental), to his right.
  • Philippines and Israel Celebrate 60 Years of Diplomatic Ties at the Open Doors Monument
    Philippines and Israel Celebrate 60 Years of Diplomatic Ties at the Open Doors Monument
    Rishon LeZion Mayor Dov Zur, Ambassador Neal Imperial and former Israeli Ambassador the Philippines Menashe Bar-On during the event at Open Doors Monument in Rishon LeZion
  • The Special Professional Licensure Examination in Israel
    The Special Professional Licensure Examination in Israel
    A total of 85 Professional Teacher-applicants (37 Elementary and 48 Secondary) and 114 Nurse-applicants took the Licensure Examinations. The Professional Teachers Board Examination was held on 2 September 2017 while the Nursing Board Examination was held on 2-3 September 2017.
  • ASEAN @ 50
    ASEAN @ 50
    UNDER ONE LIGHT
    WE ARE ONE ASEAN
  • ASEAN Ambassadors in Tel Aviv lead celebration of  ASEAN’s  50th Anniversary
    ASEAN Ambassadors in Tel Aviv lead celebration of ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary
    The resident ASEAN Ambassadors in Israel (left to right): Ambassador Maung Maung Lyn (Myanmar); Ambassador Nathaniel Imperial (Philippines); Ambassador Penprapa Vongkovit (Thailand) and Ambassador Cao Tran Quoc Hai (Vietnam)
  • Philippine Embassy in Israel Celebrates the 119th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence
    Philippine Embassy in Israel Celebrates the 119th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence
  • Philippine Embassy in Israel Promotes Philippine Kosher Products
    Philippine Embassy in Israel Promotes Philippine Kosher Products
    20 June 2017 – Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial met with Rabbi Joel Weinberger, Director of PS Kosher Food Works Inc., to discuss ways of increasing the presence of Philippine kosher products in the Israeli food market. There are now eighty-nine (89) Philippine food companies that export kosher products, mainly to the US.
  • Philippine Tourism & Country Fair 2017
    Philippine Tourism & Country Fair 2017
    at Castra Mall, Haifa, 11 June 2017 (Sunday)
    Free Entrance, Fair opens at 6:00PM, Cultural Show at 7:00PM
    Featuring: PRINCESS VIRTUDAZO(Soprano)
    with special performances by EZRA LIZ JOY NG & HOWIE DANAO
  • Philippines, Israel Eye Anti-Drugs Pact
    Philippines, Israel Eye Anti-Drugs Pact
    Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial meeting Israel's Minister for Public Security Gilad Erdan on 18 May 2017 in Tel Aviv to discuss cooperation between the Philippines and Israel to combat drug abuse and trafficking across borders
  • Philippine Embassy Celebrates Labor Day and Flores de Mayo 2017 with the Filipino Community in Israel
    Philippine Embassy Celebrates Labor Day and Flores de Mayo 2017 with the Filipino Community in Israel
    The Philippine Embassy in Israel leads the procession of Filipino community groups and their colorful floral arches during the Flores de Mayo. Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial is accompanied by other Embassy officials and children of Embassy personnel.
  • President Quezon's grandchildren visit the Embassy's Quezon Room
    President Quezon's grandchildren visit the Embassy's Quezon Room
    Mr. Avanceña and Ms. Arceo are grandchildren of President Manuel L. Quezon, who gave sanctuary to about 1,300 fleeing European Jews, saving them from the Holocaust by providing them visas and a temporary refuge in the Philippines in the late 1930s.
  • Renowned Filipino Painter Tam Austria Visits the Embassy
    Renowned Filipino Painter Tam Austria Visits the Embassy
    Mr. Tam Austria (left), with his wife Divine and son Mike, visited the Embassy for a courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador Neal Imperial. Mr. Austria is a renowned Filipino painter, known for his works on myths and legends, the mother and child, the peasant folk, their customs and traditions, the colorful panorama of rural landscape.
  • Tourism Promotions Board Delegation To TBEX 2017 Meets Embassy Officials
    Tourism Promotions Board Delegation To TBEX 2017 Meets Embassy Officials
    Ambassador Neal Imperial and Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) COO Cesar Montano discuss ways of promoting Philippine tourism through professional travel bloggers and social media platforms. COO Montano said that TPB considers TBEX an important and trendy tourism marketing tool with real multiplier effect. He also mentioned that more unexplored Philippine tourism sites are better promoted by professional travel bloggers due to their real-time postings in various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    (From left to right) Mr. Arnold T. Gonzales, Officer-in-Charge, Marketing Communications Department, Mr. Jose Rommel D. Manhilot, Personal Assistant to the COO, Ambassador Neal Imperial, PTB COO Cesar D. Montano, Third Secretary and Vice Consul Judy B. Razon, and Ms. Melissa Ferrer-Litao, Information Officer II, Media Relations Division.
  • Filipina Teenager Enters  Finals of “The Voice Israel”
    Filipina Teenager Enters Finals of “The Voice Israel”
    14 March 2017 – Ezra Liz Joy Ng and her family visit the Philippine Embassy to share the good news with Ambassador Neal Imperial about her being chosen as one of the finalists of “The Voice Israel”
  • Courtesy Call on the Mayor of Jerusalem
    Courtesy Call on the Mayor of Jerusalem
    8 March 2017 - Philippine Honorary Consul Shimon Weinbaum (left), Chairman of Jerusalem Chamber of Commerce Mr. Dror Atari (second from left), Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat (second from right), and Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial (right) pose for photos after a courtesy call where Ambassador Imperial discussed bilateral cooperation in two-way tourism and cultivating broader economic relations between the Philippines and Israel in general, and with Jerusalem in particular.
  • Philippine Tourism Officials And Israeli Tourism Minister Discuss Cooperation To Boost Tourism
    Philippine Tourism Officials And Israeli Tourism Minister Discuss Cooperation To Boost Tourism
    Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Gideon Levin share a light moment with the official delegation from the Department of Tourism headed by Undersecretary Benito C. Bengzon, Jr. Also present during the courtesy call are DOT Assistant Secretary Frederick Alegre, Ambassador Neal Imperial, Consul General Pamela Durian-Bailon, Third Secretary and Vice Consul Judy Razon
  • 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.

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Israeli Tour Operators Explore the World’s Best Islands in the PhilippinesPosted on 14 December 2017
The owners, CEOs and travel experts of nine major Israeli travel agencies explored the Philippines’ best islands in Palawan (El Nido) and Boracay during the Familiarization Tour organized by theDepartment of Tourism and the Philippine Embassy in Tel Avivfrom 24 November to 02 December 2017.
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Philippine Embassy celebrates a Filipino Christmas in Israel Posted on 06 December 2017

The Philippine Embassy, in collaboration with the Filipino community in Israel, celebrated a Filipino Christmas with its annual ChristmasTree-Lighting Ceremony and Parol Competition at the Terra Sancta School.

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MOU to Institutionalize Teaching of Filipino Language and Culture Signed in Israel Posted on 27 November 2017

On 17 November 2017, a memorandum of understanding was signed to institutionaliz the Filipino Language and Culture Program for Filipino students enrolled in the Bialik Rogozin Campus, a public school mainly for children of migrant workers and asylum seekers in Israel.

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DFA Undersecretary Arriola Meets with Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister in Jerusalem Posted on 24 November 2017

DFA Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Sarah Lou Y. Arriola held a brief meeting with Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely on 15 November 2017.

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