Philippines and Israel Issue Joint Stamp Commemorating the Philippine Rescue of JewsAmbassador Neal Imperial (center) with (from left to right) PHILPOST Business Lines Department Manager Enrique V. Tagle, PHILPOST Post Master General and CEO Maria Josefina M. Dela Cruz, Israel Post CEO and President Haim Elmozino and Rishon LeZion Mayor Dov Zur during the unveiling of the Philippine-Israel joint stamp.
Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial with "Manilaners", Mr. Max Weissler and Ms. Margot Pins KestenbaumPhilippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial (center) with Mr. Max Weissler (left) and Ms. Margot Pins Kestenbaum (right) - two of the remaining "Manilaners" who found refuge in the Philippines through President Manuel L. Quezon's "Open Door Policy". Mr. Max Weissler and Ms. Kestenbaum attended the launching on 29 January 2015 of the Philippines-Israel Joint Stamp Issuance in commemoration of the Philippine rescue of about 1,300 European Jews fleeing the Holocaust.
Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Open Doors Monument29 January 2015 -- Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial (left), PHILPOST Master General and CEO Maria Josefina M. Dela Cruz (second from left), Member of Rishon LeZion City Council Michael Raiz (third from left), and Israel Philatelic Service Director Yaron Razon (right) honors President Manuel L. Quezon and the Philippine nation for saving Jews in a wreath laying ceremony at the Open Doors Monument in the Holocaust Garden in Rishon LeZion, Israel.
Philippine Embassy Officers Promoted to the Next RankSecond Secretary and Consul Pamela F. Durian-Bailon and Third Secretary and Vice Consul Bryan Jess T. Baguio, newly promoted to the ranks of Foreign Service Officer Class I and II respectively, take their oath before Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial on 28 January 2015.
First X Factor Israel Grand Champion Ms. Rose "Osang" Fostanes registers as an overseas voter and encourages fellow Filipinos in Israel to vote in the upcoming 2016 elections.
Ambassador Neal Imperial meets with President of Israel-Asia Chamber of Commerce (IACC) Mr. Ran Cohen (right) and Israel-Philippine Chamber of Commerce Chairman Mr. Ron Doron (left) to discuss ways of furthering Philippine-Israel economic relations.
New Philippine Ambassador to Israel Seeks to Further Bilateral RelationsNew Philippine Envoy to the State of Israel Ambassador Nathaniel G. Imperial and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin discuss strengthening bilateral relations during the former's presentation of his Letter of Credence as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to the State of Israel on 10 December 2014.
22 Years of Excellent and Dedicated ServiceOn behalf of Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario, Chargé d’Affaires Neal Imperial hands over to Honorary Consul General Carmel Hacohen the DFA’s certificate of recognition for his 22 years of loyal and committed service to the Philippine Government on 13 November 2014 at the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel. Consul General a.h. Hacohen is one of the longest serving honorary officials in the Philippine foreign service.
Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. Del Rosario confers the Order of Sikatuna upon outgoing Israeli Ambassador Menashe Bar-On on behalf of President Benigno S. Aquino III
Embassy Urges Filipinos in Israel to Vote the Heritage City of Vigan as One of the New Seven Wonder Cities of the World
Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario Visits Israel, Boosts Philippine-Israel RelationsForeign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario meets with Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman during his official visit to the State of Israel from 26 to 28 June 2014 to boost Philippine-Israel relations. It is the first visit of a Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary to Israel in 20 years.
Philippines, Israel Strengthen Defense TiesSecretary of National Defense Voltaire T. Gazmin and Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon meet to further strengthen Philippines-Israel defense cooperation (photo courtesy of the Ministry of Defense)
Labor Day and Flores de Mayo 2014The Philippine Embassy honored Filipino workers around the world for their contribution to society and led the Filipino Community in Israel in celebrating Labor Day and Flores de Mayo on 4 May 2014 at the Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv.
Philippines - Israel Agree on Direct Flight ServicesUndersecretary Jose Perpetuo M. Lotilla of the Department of Transportation and Communications and Director General Giora Romm of the Civil Aviation Authority of the State of Israel initial the new Air Services Agreement entitling both the Philippines and Israel up to a total of 21 direct flights each on a weekly basis.
Philippine Fair 2013The Philippine Fair was held on 24-25 July 2013 at the Castra Center, Haifa. The event showcased Filipino food, handicrafts and other products, as well as a cultural program of Filipino songs, folk dances, and martial arts. The Fair was organized by the Philippine Embassy in cooperation with the Municipality of Haifa, Castra Center and Western Union.
Philippines-Israel Joint Commission MeetingAn institutional mechanism providing a venue for discussions to explore new areas of cooperation and fine tune existing development cooperation projects, making them more relevant to the realities on the ground and the needs of both countries in general.
Philippine Fair 2013Philippine Embassy staff, their families and members of the Filipino Community in Israel wave the Philippine flag at the end of the Cultural Show.
The Right Thing To DoSaving a thousand Jews seventy years ago ensured the survival of many generations of Jews today and beyond
PHL Embassy Sports Fest 2013Sports develops physical stamina and sound mind; foster camaraderie; improves outlook in life; and relieves us from the pressures brought by the demands of our daily work.
Dr. Gonen Haba: A true friend of the Filipino Community in Israel
A rich blend of select Arabica beans handpicked from the coffee farms of Benguet Province, got the nod of coffee connoisseurs in Israel after the Philippine Embassy had presented the brew as the country's official entry to the first Diplocoffee Tel Aviv -- an international tasting competition/exhibit held on 25 February 2015.
More and more Israelis are visiting the Philippines, and the promotion of Philippine tourism at the 21st International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) 2015 held on 10-11 February 2015 in Tel Aviv is expected to further boost the upward trend in Israeli tourist arrival in the Philippines.
The Philippine Embassy invites everyone to visit the booth of the Philippines-Israel Tourism Chamber at the 21st International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) 2015, located at the Israel Trade Fairs and Convention Center, Rokach Boulevard 101, Tel Aviv-Yafo.
The IMTM exhibition will be held on 10-11 February 2015.
The Philippines and Israel reaffirmed their enduring friendly relations when the governments of the two states issued on 29 January 2015 a joint stamp commemorating the Philippine rescue of Jews during the Holocaust.
Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines
Rehov Bnei Dan 18
Tel Aviv-Yafo, 62260 Israel
Sunday to Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
- Announcement on Passports
- Medical Mission for Women and Children on 14 March 2015
- Holidays for February 2015
- Travel Advisory to Northern Israel
- Resident Election Registration Board (RERB) Hearing on 19 January 2015
- Advisory to Filipinos in Israel on Illegal Recruitment
- Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival
- Indicative List of Holidays and Vacations / Annual Leave for Filipino Workers in Israel for 2015
- Deferment of the Implementation of the International Passenger Service Charge Integration Program
- Resident Election Registration Board (RERB) Hearing on 17 November 2014
- Emergency Advisory No. 7
- Program of the Board Licensure Examination for Professional Teachers (BLEPT) in Tel Aviv, Israel on November 16, 2014
- Names of the Registered Overseas Voters in Israel Whose Voters' ID Have Been Returned to OFOV-COMELEC
- Special Professional Licensure Board Examination (SPBLE) for Teachers on 16 November 2014
- Airport Terminal Fee Charges to Start on 1 November 2014