As of March 3, 2014, Israel's diplomats will no longer engage with foreign representatives, take care of official visits, or provide any consular services. These steps are part of a year-lo ...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks at the American Israeli Political Action Committee (AIPAC) 2014 Policy Conference, March 4, 2014.
During negotiations on Iran’s military nuclear program, the world must remember the true, brutal nature of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei’s regime, and the enmity it feels towards the U ...
PM Netanyahu will meet with President Obama to discuss the Iranian Nuclear Progran and the Palestinian-Israeli peace process. The PM will also attend the AIPAC conference and visit Silicone ...
Ambassador Meir Shlomo, Consul General of Israel to the Southwest, met with the Eritrean Community to discuss issues of mutual interest, including the status of current Eritrean refugees in ...
Video: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the 2014 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos addressed conference of global information technology leaders.Read More
Israel Night with the Rockets.
Time: 7 p.m.
Date: Jan. 22
Place: Toyota Center
Come celebrate as Israeli Omri Casspi and the Houston Rockets take on the Sacramento Kings. Everyone w ...
Israel's 11th Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon (Served in office 2001-2006) has passed away. May his memory be for a blessing. Read More
President Peres: "The State of Israel cannot stand on security alone. Israel needs diplomacy as well." FM Liberman: "Even with all the doubts I have over the true intention of the other sid ...
"How can President Abbas say that he stands against terrorism when he embraces the perpetrators of terrorism and glorifies them as heroes?," said Prime Minister Netanyahu in a meeting with ...
Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana congratulates Pres. Shimon Peres on being named Person of the Year in Israeli Diplomacy by the Jerusalem Post.Read More
President Peres in Jerusalem, "My prayers for the coming year are that harmony and coexistence reign in this Holy City, as an example and an inspiration for the togetherness of faiths acros ...
Christmas celebrations and services will be held in Jeruslaem, BethLehem and Nazareth with 75,000 visitors expected to arrive in Israel for the Christmas period. Read More
Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all our friends from all of us at the Israeli Embassy. PM Netanyahu: "I extend the warmest Christmas greetings to all of you. Merry Christmas."Read More
I came to offer my greetings on behalf of the State of Israel where Jews, Christians and Muslims live together. It is my pleasure to bring you the greetings of the whole people of Israel; a ...
Snow covered Jerusalem and its surrounding villages last weekend.Read More
We share President Obama's preference to see Iran's nuclear weapons program end through diplomacy. But for diplomacy to succeed, it must be coupled with powerful sanctions and a credible mi ...
This week, Ambassador Ron Dermer officially became Israel's 18th ambassador to the U.S., when he presented his credentials to US Presidnet Barack Obama at the White HouseRead More
PM Netanyahu: "We believe that, in a final deal, unlike the interim deal, it is crucial to bring about a final agreement about the termination of Iran's military nuclear capability"Read More
Interlude's interactive video for “Like A Rolling Stone” includes 16 different channels, and was produced based on the company's unique technology.Read More
The Jewish Holiday of Hanukkah lasts eight days, marking the liberation of Jerusalem from Greek rule, under the leasership of the Macabees.Read More
The Israeli singer, songwriter and actor,Arik Einstein, widely considered to be one of the greatest singers in Israeli history has died today. Einstein Died from heart complications at age ...
"What was achieved in Geneva is not an historic agreement; it is an historic mistake.”Read More
The Israeli field hospital has already treated hundreds of patients, including many children. The name chosen by the grateful parents of the first Philippine baby born in the field hospital ...
PM Netanyahu: “The time that was achieved over the weekend must be utilized to achieve a much better deal. The target date for this deal is – the date on which a good deal will be achieved ...
In the deal being proposed now, Iran does not roll back its nuclear weapons-making capacities at all, but the P5+1 are rolling back sanctions. That's a bad deal. It's a dangerous deal becau ...
PM Netanyahu: I believe that the pressure should be maintained and even increased on the Iranian regime, because they're increasing enrichment, and I believe that it's possible with intense ...
Israel Pres. Shimon Peres, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, with Israeli and Texas A&M University officials announced in Jerusalem the creation of Texas A&M Peace University.Read More
PM Netanyahu: It is essential that Iran be made to live up to Security Council resolutions that demand an end to enrichment and enrichment capability and an end to plutonium heavy water cap ...
Tx. Gov. Rick Perry with Consul General Meir Shlomo and Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch at Western Wall in Jerusalem. Read More
On Wednesday, October 16, 2013 (12 Heshvan on the Jewish calendar), Israel marks the 18th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on November 4, 1995.Read More
Two USC Professors were announced as winners for the $1 Million Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation, the largest prize in the world in the field of ...
Even those who disagreed with him from time to time, always appreciated his profound loyalty to the State of Israel. Rabin knew how to stand determinedly for Israel's interests as he unders ...
The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) signed an agreement with MASHAV, Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation, with the purpose of broadening ties in ...
Prof. François Englert was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of Higgs boson. Prof. Arieh Warshel and Prof. Michael Levitt won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the develop ...
Full Video and text of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech at the United Nations General Assembly on October 1, 2013. Read More
PM Netanyahu: "Iran thinks that soothing words and token actions will enable it to continue in it's path to the bomb. Israel would welcome a genuine diplomatic solution that truly dismantl ...
Sukkot, the Jewish holiday commemorating the portable dwellings in which the Jewish people lived for 40 years in the wilderness after liberation from slavery in Egypt, will be celebrated th ...
"In another week-and-a-half I will travel to the UN General Assembly and meet with US President Obama. I intend to focus on the issue of stopping Iran's nuclear program."Read More
PM Netanyahu: What the past few days have shown is that if diplomacy has any chance to work, it must be coupled with a credible military threat. What is true of Syria is true of Iran, and v ...
Steven Spielberg, Elie Wiesel, Rabbi Elimelech Firer, and Brig. General (reserves) Avigdor Kahalani are among the recepients of this year's Presidential Medal of Distinction.Read More
"On this somber day, the people of Israel stand shoulder to shoulder with the American people in recalling the ruthless terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001."Read More
"I want to wish Jewish communities around the world a very happy Rosh Hashanah. I hope the New Year will bring the Jewish people everywhere security, prosperity and peace."Read More
Rosh Hashanah, the holiday that marks the beginning of the Jewish year is celebrated this year on September 4-5.Read More
"I am happy to extend my warmest good wishes to the Jewish Communities around the world for the New Year – a new beginning – which I pray will bring peace, stability, economic growth and op ...
Rosh Hashanah Message from Meir Shlomo, Ambassador from the Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest United StatesRead More
PM Netanyahu: "The IDF is ready to defend against any threat and to respond strongly against any attempt to harm Israeli citizens."Read More
Threats and turmoil in the Middle East have collectively reached one of the highest peaks in recent history with no stopping or slowing in sight. Here's a map detailing the threats Israel ...
Ethnic restaurants abound in Israel's capital city, but a new project aims to bring their authentic and varied cuisines to the people - via food trucks.
"The reported use of chemical weapons against innocent civilians is terribly disturbing...These events prove yet again that we simply cannot allow the world's most dangerous regimes to acqu ...
Thanks to a series of steps and gestures taken by Israel through the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories towards the civilian population, during the month of Ramadan ove ...
While not complete, the inscription presents us with the name of a seventh century BCE figure, providing us with a connection to the people living in Jerusalem at the end of the First Templ ...
PM Netanyahu: “The root cause of the instability in the Middle East and beyond has to do with the convulsion that is historic and cultural in nature, of which the Israeli-Palestinian confl ...
Minister of Economic Affairs Eli Groner gave an overview of the Israeli business scene and the local High Tech industry in Hadassah's National Business Meeting.Read More
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the U.S. Armed Forces met with IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz and with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss military cooperation a ...
36 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives arrived in Israel on Monday as part of a U.S. Congressional Delegation to the region from August 5 to August 11. Read More
Iran is determined to get the bomb and we must be even more determined to prevent them from getting it.Read More
Soccer team FC Barcelona visited Israel on Sunday as part of their two-day peace tour to the region. President Peres welcomed the team at his Jerusalem residence, after the President person ...
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed The Nuclear Iran Prevention Act on Wednesday.Read More
President Peres will discuss central political issues with his hosts, including the sanctions against Iran, the involvement of the EU in promoting the peace process and the EU’s decision to ...
Peace negotiations began at the State Department on Monday night with an Iftar dinner hosted by Secretary of State John Kerry and Ambassador Martin Indyk. Read More
Remarks on the Middle East Peace Process Talks by Secretary of State John Kerry, Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Palestinian Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat.
The Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest United States, recently hired Karen Naumann as Press Officer, announced Ambassador Meir Shlomo, Consular General.Read More
"it is important for the State of Israel to enter a diplomatic process that will continue for at least nine months – in order to check if it is possible to reach an agreement with the Pales ...
Guy Cohen, Consulate of Israel to the Southwest Cultural Affairs director, reviews the film "Fill the Void."Read More
PM Netanyahu: “It is crucial that we see a change in Iran's policy, not a change in style, but a change in substance. And that can only be gauged by meeting the demands of the United Nation ...
The U.S. European Command and the Israel Defense Forces are in the midst of the Juniper Stallion 13, a bilateral aerial exercise held between the U.S. and Israeli air forces.Read More
"Hezbollah is the terrorist arm of the Iranian regime and perpetrates attacks around the world. For years, the organization has carried out attacks against innocent civilians across the gl ...
PM Netanyahu: "I view the resumption of the diplomatic process at this time as a vital strategic interest of the State of Israel."Read More
The 19th Maccabiah Games began on Thursday in Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium, as more than 9,000 athletes, coaches, and staff from over 70 countries traveled to Israel to take part in the Jewish ...
President Shimon Peres hosted the New York Knicks NBA all-star player Amar’e Stoudemire at his residence in Jerusalem this morning. Stoudemire is in Israel to take part in the Maccabiah Gam ...
Yad Vashem, Israel’s official Holocaust memorial museum was ranked fourth recently on the popular travel website TripAdvisor’s list of the Top 25 Museums in the world.Read More
In honor of Ramadan President Peres delivered a special message of friendship, peace and coexistence to the Muslim world through social media channels.Read More
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to appoint Ron Dermer as Israel's next Ambassador to the U.S.Read More
With much of the MidEast in turmoil and Iran striving to make nuclear weapons, Americans know that there is one state in the region that is relentlessly democratic, economically and militar ...
A new composite of leading Israeli companies was launched last Wednesday, signifiying a new opportunity to invest in Israel and is designed to provide investors with broad exposure to Israe ...
A section of an ancient road leading from Jaffa to Jerusalem, which dates 1,800 years back to the Roman period (second-fourth centuries CE) was discovered recently in the Beit Hanina neighb ...
Prime Minister Netanyahu told the Washington Post last week about his support and acceptance of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's initiative to return to direct talks.Read More
Tel Aviv was named by National Geographic as the #9 best beach city in the world. Read More
Houston doctor Robert Zurawin is commemorating his father by retracing part of a 1932 bicycle trip his father took through Poland. His father, Raymond Zurawin, made the trek as part of the ...
IsraAID is an international non-governmental aid agency based in Israel that offers humanitarian assistance and sustainable solutions to communities in need around the world.Read More
Israeli Owned Companies Employed Over 23,000 Americans and Contributed $256 million to U.S. Exports in 2010Read More