Briefing to the Diplomatic Corps by Dep FM Melchior and Abe Foxman- Director- Anti-Defamation League-25-Jul-2001

  Briefing to the Diplomatic Corps by Deputy Foreign Minister Rabbi Michael Melchior and Abe Foxman, Director, Anti-Defamation League Jerusalem, July 25, 2001 RABBI MELCHIOR: Good morning your excellencies, welcome Mr. Abe Foxman, Director of the … [Continue reading]

 Yad Vashem Launches YouTube Channels

Channels in English and Arabic go live today in advance of Holocaust Remembrance Day(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)Yad Vashem, the Holocaust remembrance and education center in Jerusalem, has launched two YouTube channels in … [Continue reading]

 Interview with Israel PM Barak on ABC News-26-Mar-2000

  Interview with Israel Prime Minister Barak Excerpts from "ABC News This Week with Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts", Sunday, March 26, 2000 … MR. DONALDSON: The Pope’s visit to this country is historic. What has it meant to … [Continue reading]

 Main Israel Jubilee Events- Western Europe

 ISRAEL’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY AROUND THE WORLD   NORTH  AMERICA  |  LATIN  AMERICA  |  WESTERN  EUROPE  |  EASTERN  EUROPE  |  ASIA  &  OCEANIA  |  AFRICA     Main Israel Jubilee Events: Western Europe Note: The information below was provided … [Continue reading]

 Interview with Israel PM Barak on CBS Evening News-22-Mar-2000

  Interview with Israel Prime Minister Barak CBS Evening News, March 22, 2000 BROADCAST EXCERPT DAN RATHER: The State Department confirmed today that U.S. diplomats have been talking secretly, behind the scenes, with Israel and Syria ever since … [Continue reading]

 130-000 Christians in Israel-20-Mar-2000

  Jerusalem, 20 March 2000 130,000 Christians in Israel (Communicated by Central Bureau of Statistics Spokesman) The Central Bureau of Statistics reports that on the eve of the Jubilee Pilgrimage by His Holiness Pope John Paul II, the Christian … [Continue reading]

 Focus on Israel: The Christian Communities of Israel

  by Yishai Eldar Yishai Eldar is the former editor of Christian Life in Israel         The history of the Christian communities in the Land of Israel begins with the life and ministry of Jesus of Nazareth. After his death, the early Apostolic … [Continue reading]


  Pope John Paul II at the Western Wall in Jerusalem (Photo: GPO/ Amos Ben Gershom)  INTERNAT’L COOP | N.AMERICA | LAT.AMERICA | EUROPE | AFRICA | ASIA/PACIFIC | MIDEAST/N.AFRICA | HOLY SEE | UN | WORLD JEWRYSource … [Continue reading]

 Foreign Ministry Director General Meets the Apostolic Nuncio

 Foreign Ministry Director General Meets the Apostolic Nuncio (Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesman) February 16, 2000 In a meeting today (Feb 16) in the Foreign Ministry between Director General Eytan Bentsur and Archbishop Pietro Sambi … [Continue reading]

 Hanukkah Candle-Lighting Around the Globe

        Celebrations Around the Globe Honoring Israel’s 50th Anniversary December 23, 1997     World Leaders Light First Hanukkah Candle Honoring Israel’s 50th Anniversary In one of the special projects undertaken by the Foreign Ministry … [Continue reading]