Papal Visit in Israel

 Papal Visit in Israel (Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesman) January 12, 2000 The State of Israel, and its citizens of all religions, extend greetings of welcome to Pope John Paul II upon his upcoming pilgrimage visit to Israel. The State of Israel commends Pope John Paul II on his part in the struggle against anti-semitism, xenophobia and racism in all its forms. For the past few months, Israeli government authorities, in cooperation with the Vatican, have been making all the necessary … [Read more...]

 ZIONISM- Timeline of Events

     TIMELINE OF EVENTS      1870-1896 | 1897-1899 | 1900-1909 | 1910-1919 | 1920-1929 | 1930-1939 | 1940-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-Today 1870-1896 The Forerunners of Zionism 1870s-80sHovevei Zion (lovers of Zion) societies in Russia and Romania promote agricultural settlement in the Land of Israel 1870Mikve Israel, an agricultural school, is established north of Jaffa 1882-1903First Aliya (large-scale immigration), mainly from Russia, including many members … [Read more...]

 Selected Press Statements by PM Barak during his Visit to London-23-Nov-99

  Selected Press Statements by Prime Minister Ehud Barak during his Visit to London November 23, 1999 ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS Q: When will you be able to agree with the Palestinian Authority the next stage of withdrawal from the occupied territories? PM EHUD BARAK: I believe that the present one, the one that should be ended in 15 November, I believe will be ended in a few days. It has been approved by the Israeli Government. It is clearly exactly according to the Sharm agreement and we are ready … [Read more...]

 Terrror incitement in the Palestinian media-2009

Peace can never reign between Israel and the Palestinians as long as Palestinians are being fed an endless diet of anti-Israel incitement. There is a direct connection between anti-Israel incitement and terrorism   This violent image of a dagger being thrust into the Star of David has appeared hundreds of times in a video clip for children on PA TV, from 2001-2008(Palestinian Media Watch) 2009– Dec 31, 2009: PATV honors female suicide terrorist;Abbas glorifies recent murderer– … [Read more...]

 Israel Foreign Ministry Press Releases and Communiques 1999

   Israel Foreign Ministry Press Releases and Communiques – 1999   FM Levy Meets Churches Delegation – December 28, 1999 Israel to Send Aid to Venezuela – December 21, 1999 FM David Levy Meets Egyptian Peace Movement Delegation – December 21, 1999 FM David Levy Invited to Morocco – December 21, 1999 Israel’s Response to the Signing of a German Compensation Fund Settlement for Slave and Forced Laborers – December 19, 1999 Emergency Aid to Venezuela … [Read more...]

 World Leaders to Light First Hanukkah Candle Honoring Israel-s 50th Anniversary

  World Leaders to Light First Hanukkah Candle Honoring Israel’s 50th Anniversary (Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman) December 23, 1997 In one of the special and prominent 50th anniversary projects undertaken by the Foreign Ministry, the leaders of various countries will on Tuesday, 23.12.97 light the first Hanukkah candle. As a result of efforts by the Foreign Ministry and Israel’s embassies abroad, some 33 leaders throughout the world will light the Hanukkah candle and … [Read more...]


  INTERVIEW WITH FOREIGN MINISTER SHIMON PERES ON JERUSALEM MACNEIL/LEHRER NEWSHOURMONDAY, JULY 25, 1994 Q: I’d like to ask you about the role Jordan might play in the future of Jerusalem. Today the president said that as part of this declaration, Israel is recognizing and agreeing to make a priority in the talks about Jerusalem this historic role Jordan has played. How do you envision a role Jordan might play in the future of Jerusalem? FM PERES: It’s the most crucial question, … [Read more...]

 Press briefing: Establishment of diplomatic relations with the Holy See

  ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE HOLY SEE PRESS BRIEFING BY DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER YOSSI BEILINJERUSALEM, JUNE 15, 1994DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER YOSSI BEILIN: I am very glad to announce this morning, simultaneously with the Vatican, full diplomatic relations between the Holy See and Israel, as of today. In both states, we will have full embassies, and the ambassadors will begin their functions once there is the ‘agrement’ on both sides.In this very room, … [Read more...]


  ISRAELI FOREIGN MINISTER SHIMON PERES REMARKS TO THE NATIONAL JEWISH COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL’S ANNUAL MEETING Location: Sheraton Washington Hotel February 14, 1993 SHIMON PERES (Israeli foreign minister): I would like to welcome our new ambassador to the United States, Itamar Rabinovitch. He is the first ambassador that started with the Syrians and continues with the Jews, a most unusual experience. And I’m sure he’s capable to do the two of … [Read more...]


  ISRAELI FOREIGN MINISTER SHIMON PERES ADDRESS AT A NATIONAL PRESS CLUB LUNCHEON Location: National Press Club Time: 1 p.m. February 16, 1993 ISRAELI FOREIGN MINISTER SHIMON PERES: Thank you very much, Mr. Gillfein, ladies and gentlemen. Maybe the change is not as easy to come but for 2,000 years the Middle East changed the world. Maybe now the time has come where the world will change the Middle East, because we live in a changed world. I do believe that in … [Read more...]