Philippines and Israel Push for Early Conclusion of a Bilateral Labor Agreement for CaregiversIsraeli 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 2015The Sindaw Performing Arts Guild captivates the audience with colorful and exotic costumes, soulful music, and beautiful performances of traditional Filipino dances such as "Singkil".
Philippine Tourism and Country Fair 2015Philippine 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)”.
The Embassy Invites Everyone to the Philippine Tourism and Country Fair in Haifa
Filipino Martial Arts instructor in Israel recognized as International FMA Master of the YearMr. 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
Philippine Rescue of Jews Recognized Anew in IsraelPhilippine 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 TournamentIn 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 IsraelPhilippine 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 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
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)
During their first meeting in Tel Aviv on 21 July 2015, Israeli Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Silvan Shalom and Philippine Ambassador to Israel Nathaniel G. Imperial agreed to push for the early approval of a bilateral labor agreement for Filipino workers in Israel.
The best in Philippine traditional dances, music and costumes were showcased in Israel on 17-18 June 2015 at the Philippine Tourism and Country Fair in Haifa, Israel.
The Philippine Embassy celebrated the 117th Year Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence with events that promoted unity and patriotism among Filipinos in Israel, fostered ties with the host government and partners in the tourism and business community, and showcased the best of Philippine culture and tourism.
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
- Security Advisory for Filipinos in Jerusalem
- Closing of the Registration for the "Bata Batuta" Summer Camp on Philippine Cultural Awareness for Filipino Children in Israel
- Registration for the "Bata Batuta" Summer Camp on Philippine Cultural Awareness for Filipino Children in Israel
- Correction of Passport Delays
- Advisory on the Embassy's office hours on 15, 17, and 18 June 2015
- Advisory on the unavailability of the Embassy's telephone numbers
- Holiday for May
- Advisory to Filipinos in Israel on Migration Fraud and Scams in Australia
- Advisory on Philippine Passports used as Guarantee/Collateral for Loans
- Consular Outreach Program on 25 April 2015
- Advisory to Filipinos in Israel on Illegal Recruitment - 2
- Travel Advisory to Northern Israel and Golan Heights
- Job Vacancy for Project Term Personnel
- Holidays for March and April 2015
- 3rd Ambassador's Cup Chess Tournament