• Israeli Premiere of
    Israeli Premiere of "Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust"
  • Closing Ceremony of the
    Closing Ceremony of the "Bata-Batuta" Summer Camp 2015 - Group 1
    Around 96 Filipino kids in Israel received their certificates from the Philippine Embassy during the closing ceremony of the "Bata-Batuta Summer Camp" 2015 on 28 August 2015. The summer program, which was held for four Friday afternoons in August between 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, sought to educate the children of Filipino migrant workers on Philippine culture, traditions, and values through games, arts and crafts, songs and dances, food, storytelling and other fun and creative activities.
  • Closing Ceremony of the
    Closing Ceremony of the "Bata-Batuta" Summer Camp 2015 - Group 2
  • 2015 Testing and Ranking Ceremony of the Lightning Scientific Arnis Israel
    2015 Testing and Ranking Ceremony of the Lightning Scientific Arnis Israel
    Philippine Ambassador Neal Imperial with the instructors and students of the Lightning Scientific Arnis Israel (LSAI) who completed their level testing and received their respective certificates of rank on 28 August 2015.
  • Embassy Personnel Complete Basic Hebrew Language Course
    Embassy Personnel Complete Basic Hebrew Language Course
    The officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv showing their certificates of completion from Ms. Rina Cardema, Hebrew language instructor, on 27 August 2015 after completing the Basic Hebrew Course. The classes were held from October to December 2014 and February to May 2015 as part of the Embassy's personnel development program.
  • "Bata-Batuta" Summer Camp 2015
  • Filipino Students Attend 1st World Science Conference - Israel
    Filipino Students Attend 1st World Science Conference - Israel
    Philippine Ambassador Neal Imperial with young Pinoy scientists from the De La Salle University, Ateneo de Manila University and UP Los Banos who attended the 1st World Science Conference - Israel. 15 Nobel Prize laureates joined more than 400 young scientists from around the world in the conference.
  • Philippines and Israel Push for Early Conclusion of a Bilateral Labor Agreement for Caregivers
    Philippines and Israel Push for Early Conclusion of a Bilateral Labor Agreement for Caregivers
    Israeli Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Silvan Shalom and Philippine Ambassador to Israel Nathaniel G. Imperial agree to push for the early approval of a bilateral labor agreement for Filipino workers in Israel during their first meeting on 21 July 2015 in Tel Aviv.
  • Philippine Tourism and Country Fair 2015
    Philippine Tourism and Country Fair 2015
    Philippine Ambassador Neal Imperial (left), Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav (center), and Castra Mall owner Gil Dankner lead the ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open two exhibits titled “It’s More Fun in the Philippines: A Tourism Exhibition” and “An Open Door: Philippine Sanctuary for Jewish Refugees (1937-1941)”.
  • Philippine Tourism and Country Fair 2015
    Philippine Tourism and Country Fair 2015
    The Sindaw Performing Arts Guild captivates the audience with colorful and exotic costumes, soulful music, and beautiful performances of traditional Filipino dances such as "Singkil".
  • Filipino Martial Arts instructor in Israel recognized as International FMA Master of the Year
    Filipino Martial Arts instructor in Israel recognized as International FMA Master of the Year
    Mr. Jon Escudero (center), with wife, Ms. Neta Shermister, is congratulated by Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial (right) for being recognized as International Filipino Martial Arts Master of the Year during the 3rd Philippine Martial Arts Hall of Fame held on 17-21 April 2015 in Baguio City. Mr. Escudero, who currently serves as instructor of Lightning Scientific Arnis in Israel, has contributed to the growing awareness and appreciation of Filipino Martial Arts among Filipinos and locals in Israel.
  • Filipinos Celebrate Santacruzan in the Holy Land
    Filipinos Celebrate Santacruzan in the Holy Land
  • Philippine Rescue of Jews Recognized Anew in Israel
    Philippine Rescue of Jews Recognized Anew in Israel
    Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial speaks about the Philippine humanitarian effort to provide sanctuary to Jews fleeing the Holocaust during a symposium entitled "Ensuring History Doesn’t Repeat Itself: Commemorating the Holocaust" organized by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Jerusalem on 14 April 2015.
  • Ambassador's Cup Chess Tournament
    Ambassador's Cup Chess Tournament
    In partnership with KAMPI, the Philippine Embassy hosted the Third Annual Ambassador's Cup Chess Tournament on 18 April 2015 to promote camaraderie and sportsmanship among members of the Filipino community in Israel. Mr. Danilo Dugay emerged as the overall champion among the 12 players.
  • Visit of AFP Vice Chief of Staff to Israel
    Visit of AFP Vice Chief of Staff to Israel
    Philippine Ambassador to Israel NEAL IMPERIAL in a meeting with LTGEN JOHN S BONAFOS AFP, Vice Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines, on 14 April 2015, to discuss how to further enhance defense cooperation between the Philippines and Israel. LTGEN BONAFOS was on an official visit to Israel on 14-19 April 2015.
  • Philippines and Israel Issue Joint Stamp Commemorating the Philippine Rescue of Jews
    Philippines and Israel Issue Joint Stamp Commemorating the Philippine Rescue of Jews
    Ambassador 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
    Philippine Ambassador to Israel Neal Imperial with "Manilaners", Mr. Max Weissler and Ms. Margot Pins Kestenbaum
    Philippine 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 Monument
    Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Open Doors Monument
    29 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 Rank
    Philippine Embassy Officers Promoted to the Next Rank
    Second 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
    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.

News

Christmas Season among Filipinos in the Holy Land Begins with the Lighting of Christmas TreePosted on 13 December 2015
The Philippine Embassy, in cooperation with St. Anthony's Parish and Filipino organizations in Israel, held the 6th Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree on 5 December 2015 at the Terra Sancta School in Tel Aviv-Jaffa to mark the beginning of the Christmas season.
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Documentary Film on the Philippine Sanctuary for Jews Premiered in Israel at the Yad Vashem Posted on 26 November 2015

"Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust", a film documenting the story of 1,300 Jews fleeing the Holocaust and finding a safe haven in the Philippines, was screened for the first time in Israel on 24 November 2015 at the Yad Vashem, Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.

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Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv Registers 8,101 New Filipino Overseas Voters in Israel Posted on 09 November 2015

A total of 8,101 new Filipino overseas voters in Israel registered with the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv for the 2016 Overseas Voting Elections during the registration period which was conducted from 6 May 2014 to 31 October 2015.

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Security Advisory - 14 October 2015 Posted on 18 October 2015

Advisory14 Oct2015

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