Rss - News and Events4/19/2014 3:14:49 PM60en-USKenyan Chapter of Shalom Club http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Relaunch-of-Kenyan-Chapter-of-Shalom-Club.aspxThe Kenyan Chapter of the Shalom Club was re-launched on Friday May 25, 2012 at an event held at Kenyatta International Conference Center, Nairobi. During the event, new Officials were to lead the Shalom Club in its future endeavors.Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:06:46 GMTAgritech Israel Exhibitionhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Agritech Israel 2012 Exhibition.aspxAgritech Israel 2012 agricultural exhibition took place in Tel Aviv on 15 – 17 May, 2012. Kenya had a delegation of over 120 participants who were drawn from various sectors participating in the event.Wed, 30 May 2012 12:16:29 GMTMadaraka Day 2012http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Madaraka-Day-Kenya-Israel-Friendship.aspxOn Friday June 1, 2012, Madaraka Day annual celebrations were held at President Mwai Kibaki's Residence, the State House, and the Embassy of Israel was represented by Yaki Lopez, the Deputy Ambassador.Wed, 06 Jun 2012 07:49:34 GMTIsrael Environment Bulletinhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Rio-20-.aspxThis Bulletin surveys some of the major issues that will be discussed in Rio - outlining Israel's achievements and challenges, its visions for the future, and its position within the international community.Fri, 08 Jun 2012 08:21:10 GMTGateway to Israeli Agriculturehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Amiran-Kenya-Transforming-Farming-In-East-Africa.aspxSince inception in 1963, Amiran Kenya Ltd has been a driving force behind the horticulture and floriculture industries in East Africa and is considered by many to be “The Gateway to Israeli Agriculture.” Thu, 14 Jun 2012 09:26:07 GMTIsrael: The Start-Up Nationhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Start-Up-Nation.aspxIsrael is the “Start-Up Nation.” Just 60 years old with a population of 7.1 million, Israel produces more start-up companies in the world and has emerged as a model of entrepreneurialism that countries at all stages of development have tried to replicate.Mon, 18 Jun 2012 10:09:33 GMTIsrael: A Key Player at RIO+20http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-an-Important-Player-at-Rio-+-20.aspxIsrael attaches great importance to this year's Earth Summit, RIO+20 (20-22 June) Israel is well known in the world for its expertise and vast knowledge in the field of sustainabilityMon, 25 Jun 2012 07:36:15 GMTEmbassy Staff Excursionhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Excursion-in-Limuru.aspxAs part of the Embassy staff's efforts to get acquainted with the local Kenyan culture and environment, H.E. the Ambassador of Israel, led all Embassy Staff to an Excursion in the heart of Limuru, at the beautiful tea farms.Thu, 21 Jun 2012 07:28:18 GMTIsrael Trains Kenyan Educatorshttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Education-for-Sustainable-Development-2012.aspxIsrael has continued to fulfil her pledge to boost Kenya’s education through teacher training. Thursday June 21, saw the end of the third course on “Education Towards Sustainable Development (ESD)” for Kenyan Educators. Fri, 06 Jul 2012 10:28:05 GMTYitzhak Shamirhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Former-PM-and-FM-Yitzhak-Shamir-Passes-Away.aspxYitzhak Shamir, Israel's seventh prime minister, former Knesset speaker and foreign minister, who died at the age of 96, will be laid to rest in a state funeral at Mt. Herzl on Monday, July 2.Mon, 02 Jul 2012 12:38:13 GMTIsraeli Smart Cities Solutionshttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/IEICI--database.aspxAn online database launched by the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute (IEICI) features leading Israeli technologies and products that are suitable for smart cities. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 08:38:53 GMTCould You Spare a Minute http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Just-One-Minute.aspxOne minute. That is all the families of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches who were brutally massacred in a well-coordinated terrorist attack perpetrated by Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich are asking for.Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:18:38 GMTMASHAV & NACADAA Cooperationhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/MASHAV-and--NACADAA-Cooperation.aspxThe State of Israel is commited to strengthening its partnership with NACADA Authority in its effort to bridge the gap of knowledge about drug and substance abuse in Kenya. The cooperation with MASHAV will be in various structures.Wed, 25 Jul 2012 08:07:40 GMTIsrael's Olympic Hopehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel's-Olympic-Hope.aspxIsrael's best hopes for Olympic glory lay in the diversity and versatility of its athletes competing in London 2012, as presented in the following clips. You can also follow Israeli athletesMon, 30 Jul 2012 13:19:14 GMTBulgaria & Israel Cooperationhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Bulgaria-and-Israel-to-strengthen-cooperation.aspxBulgaria and Israel will strengthen strategic cooperation in tourism and security. This comes after a suicide bombing attack on a bus carrying Israeli tourists on Wednesday (July 18) Tue, 24 Jul 2012 10:05:18 GMTPeres meets Belayneshhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/President-Peres-meets-Israel's-new-ambassador-to-Ethiopia.aspxPresident Shimon Peres met (on July 24th) with Zevadia Belaynesh, Israel's first Ethiopian-born Ambassador, who will be departing shortly to head Israel’s embassy in Addis Ababa.Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:17:18 GMTHope for ALS patientshttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Hope-for-ALS-patients.aspxIsraeli researcher isolates a compound that increases the production of an enzyme known to slow neurodegenerative disease. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 09:28:19 GMTEmergency Preparedness Coursehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Learning-to-treat-trauma-victims.aspxLearning from Israel's experience: Last week 26 doctors, nurses and hospital administrators from 20 countries (including Kenya) arrived at Rambam Health Care Campus to share Rambam's rich experience and knowhow in treating trauma victims.Thu, 09 Aug 2012 13:05:07 GMTIsrael International Aidhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-on-the-frontline-of-international-aid.aspxIn 1958, Israel adopted an official humanitarian aid agenda as a principal element of the country's international cooperation efforts.Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:27:18 GMTDanny Ayalon Regional Visithttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Danny-Ayalon-Visit-of-Kenya-and-Uganda.aspxDeputy foreign minister of Israel, Hon. Daniel Ayalon, completed his regional tour of Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya meant to enhance cordial relations and strengthen business ties with Israel. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 12:50:47 GMTTrilateral Tilapia Cooperationhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Trilateral-Tilapia-Cooperation.aspxKenya, Germany and Israel have joined hands signing a trilateral cooperation agreement in to improve the farmed tilapia value chain. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 07:58:35 GMTIsrael Paralympic Teamhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-at-the-London-paralympic-games.aspxThe 25 Paralympic athletes who will represent Israel in London will compete in nine sports: Road Cycling, Rowing, Sailing, Wheelchair Tennis, Table Tennis, Shooting, Swimming, Equestrian and Athletics.Fri, 31 Aug 2012 08:04:32 GMTPresident Peres Rosh Hashana Greetingshttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/President-Peres-Rosh-Hashana-greeting.aspxWe look upon the Jewish communities around the world not only as our extended family, but also as our full partners, and feel it is imperative that our deep-rooted Jewish bonds continue to be safeguarded, cultivated and brought to fruition.Tue, 11 Sep 2012 09:58:54 GMTIsrael condemns attacks on US diplomatic missionshttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-condemns-attacks-on-US-diplomatic-missions.aspxDeputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman condemns the attacks on the US diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt and stated that these are evil terrorist attacks aimed against the West and the entire democratic world.Thu, 13 Sep 2012 09:31:05 GMTRosh Hashanah Message from Israeli Ambassadorhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Rosh-Hashanah-Celebrations.aspxStarting this Sunday, Jews celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year which ushers in a period of self-examination. We examine our own behavior in the past year, learn from it and resolve to do better in the year ahead.Tue, 25 Sep 2012 06:57:03 GMTYom Kippur, the Day of Atonementhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Yom-Kippur-2012.aspxThe holiest day of the Jewish year, Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins this year at sunset on Tuesday, 25 September, and concludes at nightfall on Wednesday, 26 September. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 06:53:27 GMTPM Netanyahu addresses UN General Assemblyhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/PM-Netanyahu-address-at-UN-General-Assembly.aspxThe relevant question is not when Iran will get the bomb. The relevant question is at what stage can we no longer stop Iran from getting the bomb. Mon, 15 Oct 2012 11:32:08 GMTCoffee, camaraderie for the mentally illhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Coffee,-camaraderie-for-the-mentally-ill.aspxCafé Motek at Israel’s Tel-Hai Academic College is an unusual experiment in social integration and skills training. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 10:33:27 GMTEarly Elections in Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/PM-Netanyahu's-statement-on-early-elections.aspxPM Netanyahu announces elections to be held within three months. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 07:56:15 GMTShalom Africa : Israel's Second Cominghttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Shalom-Africa.aspxBrand new embassies, booming trade in agriculture, precious stones and IT together with security deals: Israel is back in Africa. (Source: The African Report Magazine. Issue 44, October 2012) Wed, 24 Oct 2012 08:04:07 GMTKenya Vice President Visits Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/VP-Kalonzo-Visit-of-Israel.aspxKenya Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka concludes his three-day official visit of Israel today. During the visit he held meetings with President Shimon Peres, the Deputy Prime Minister Avidgor Liberman as well as Reuven Rivlin, Speaker of the Knesset. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 09:14:48 GMT5th Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conferencehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Eilat-Eilot-RE-2012.aspxThe Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy International Conference and Exhibition is among the world’s leading platforms for presenting technological innovation in solar energy, wind energy and energy efficiency. (November 27 to 29, 2012) Thu, 08 Nov 2012 10:31:23 GMTIsraeli Leaders Congratulate US President Obama http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israeli-leaders-congratulate-US-President-Obama-on-election.aspxNetanyahu: "I will continue to work with President Obama in order to assure the interests that are vital to the security of the citizens of Israel."Thu, 08 Nov 2012 10:30:07 GMTIsrael extends rescue support to Ghanahttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-extends-rescue-support-to-Ghana.aspxFollowing last Wednesday's collapse of a multi-story shopping center in Accra, Ghana, the Israel Defense Forces search and rescue unit quickly arrived in the African capital city on Thursday to assist with the search and rescue efforts.Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:25:37 GMTIsrael under fire - November 2012http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-under-fire---November-2012.aspxOver 100 rockets have been fired at southern Israel from Gaza since Saturday evening (Nov 10), after an anti-tank missile struck a military jeep near the Karni crossing wounding four soldiers, two seriously.Wed, 14 Nov 2012 09:57:09 GMTH.E Gil Haskel’s Address at the STACK Congresshttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Amb.-GIl-Haskel-Address-at-the-STACK-Congress.aspxH. E Gil Haskel addressed the first Congress and Exhibition of the Seed Trade Association of Kenya (STAK) at the KICC, Nairobi. Israeli seed producers boast a world-renowned reputation for superior and high-tech agricultural technologies.Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:22:28 GMTUpdates: Operation Pillar of Defensehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Operation-Pillar-of-Defense.aspxA total of 1,500 rockets have been fired at Israel since the start of Operation Pillar of Defense (14 Nov), about half of which were recorded as hits in Israeli territory. A ceasefire was declared on November 21, at 9 pm. Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:25:09 GMTThe Hamas Covenant - Selected Excerpts http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/The-Hamas-Covenant---Selected-Excerpts.aspxThe Hamas Covenant is the founding document for Hamas which denies the existence of Israel, calls for the destruction of Israel, and demands the killing of Jews. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 08:37:54 GMTOperation Pillar of Defense: Legal pointshttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Legal-Points-on-Operation-Pillar-of-Defense-.aspxIsrael has the right under international law, and a moral obligation, to act in self-defense, to defend its population and to protect its territory when under attack, as well as to take military action against the terrorist attacks from the Gaza. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 08:56:31 GMTTerror bombing on Tel Aviv bushttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Terror-bombing-on-Tel-Aviv-bus.aspxShortly before noon (21 November) a bomb exploded in a Dan city bus no. 142 on Shaul Hamelech Street in the center of Tel Aviv. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:02:48 GMTOperation Pillar of Defense - Ceasefirehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Operation-Pillar-of-Defense---Ceasefire.aspxIn a phone call I had this evening with President Obama, I agreed with him that we should give the ceasefire a chance in order to enable a lull in the situation and allow for the citizens of Israel to return to routine.Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:36:06 GMTThank you note from H.E Gil Haskelhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/H.E-Gil-Haskel-thank-you-note.aspxI would like to thank all of you who stood in solidarity with the State of Israel in the last couple of days that have been distressing in the face of incessant terrorist attacks from Hamas in Gaza.Mon, 03 Dec 2012 09:30:12 GMTThe Muslim population in Israel 2011 - Statisticshttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/The-Muslim-population-in-Israel-2011-.aspxAt the end of 2011, the Muslim population was estimated to be 1.354 million, an increase of around 33,000 residents as compared to the end of 2010Thu, 06 Dec 2012 08:56:04 GMTHanukkah Celebrations 2012http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Hanukkah-2012.aspxHanukkah (festival of lights) is an 8-day festival celebrated by the Jewish people around the world to commemorate the rededication of the Holy Temple and the victory of Judah Maccabee over the Greek soldiers.Mon, 24 Dec 2012 13:35:13 GMTThe Last Korczak Boyhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/The-Last-Korczack-Boy.aspxThe Israeli and Polish Embassies commemorated the 70th Anniversary of the death of the heroic educator Janusz Korczak and the screening of a film titled “The Last Korczak Boy” (6/12/2012)Fri, 07 Dec 2012 09:27:34 GMTUN resolution "Entrepreneurship for Development"http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/UN-Resolution---Entreprenuership-for-Development.aspxBy a vote of 129 in favor, 31 against and 9 abstentions, the UN General Asembly adopted an Israeli-sponsored resolution on Entrepreneurship for Development in the developing world. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 09:37:40 GMTIsrael joins UNICEF Executive Boardhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-joins-UNICEF-Executive-Board.aspxThis is the third time that Israel has served on the Board of Directors of this prestigious and important organization, after a break of over 40 yearsFri, 04 Jan 2013 10:29:16 GMTFAQs About Elections in Israel - January 2013http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Elections-in-Israel-January-2013.aspxIsrael's elections reflect the strong democratic tradition of the State of Israel. Election campaigns are a lively affair, accompanied by vigorous debate of the issues. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:12:34 GMTIATI Annual Review: Israel ICT Industry 2012http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-ICT-Industry-2012-Review.aspxThe global high-tech industry is undergoing significant changes, driven by emergence of new technology platforms that pave way for new breed of solutions. Israeli ICT companies are prominent participants in this transformation.Mon, 14 Jan 2013 07:12:07 GMTElections in Israel January 2013 http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Elections-in-Israel---22-January-2013.aspxThe upcoming national elections in Israel for the 19th Knesset will be held on Tuesday, 22 January 2013. Learn more about elections in Israel.Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:17:43 GMTMarking 50 years of Kenya - Israel relations http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Celebration-of-50-years-of-Kenya---Israel-relations.aspxH.E. Gil Haskel held a press conference on January 15th, 2013 to launch the jubilee celebration of 50 years of Kenya-Israel relations.Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:44:09 GMTKenya - Israel Bilateral MOU on Educationhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-Kenya-Bilateral-MOU-on-Education.aspxA bilateral MOU on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) was signed between the Ministry of Education and the Government of Israel, through its international development cooperation agency MASHAV. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 08:05:54 GMTIsraeli Food Week (Feb 12 - 15)http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israeli-Cuisine-Comes-to-Nairobi.aspxThe Embassy of Israel in Nairobi, together with the Tribe Hotel will be hosting Celebrity chef Omer Miller from Israel for the Israeli food week from 12th to 15th FebruaryThu, 14 Feb 2013 13:45:45 GMTIsraeli musician performs in Kenya http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israeli-musician-performs-in-Kenya.aspxInternationally renowned Israeli Percussionist Gilad Dobrecky has been in Nairobi for a week now as part of a cultural programme organized by the Embassy performing shows at various entertainment spots, schools and music intuitions. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:00:06 GMTEmbassy Spends Day with Slum Childrenhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-Embassy-Social-Responsibility-day.aspxH.E. Gil Haskel and the Tribe Hotel hosted lunch for over 200 children from Tumshangilieni Mtoto School in Kibagare slums, Loresho on Friday 15th February 2013.Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:30:49 GMTSchool fully built with Israeli technologyhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Deputy-Ambassador-Inaugrates-new-School.aspxDeputy Ambassador of Israel to Kenya, Mr. Yaki Lopez along with out-going area MP Hon. Johnstone Muthama, inaugurated a new secondary school, fully constructed with advanced technology produced by the Israeli company Anyway. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 07:28:31 GMTSay ‘good morning’ to the Israeli breakfasthttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israeli-Breakfast.aspxIt’s an open secret that if you eat an “Israeli breakfast” you won’t need to eat lunch. And maybe not even dinner. The famous Israeli breakfast smorgasbord will keep you fueled up all day long.Fri, 15 Mar 2013 08:05:13 GMTCongratulatory Message from Israel to New Popehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Congratulatory-Message-to-New-Pope.aspxPresident Shimon Peres, during a meeting at his Jerusalem residence with the leaders of the Catholic Church in Poland, congratulated the new Pope and invited him to visit Israel Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:36:12 GMTMiss Israel 2013 is an Ethiopian immigranthttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Miss-Israel-2013.aspxIsrael’s newest beauty queen, Yityish (“Titi”) Aynaw, 21, has become the first Ethiopian-born Miss Israel and will go on to represent her country, Israel, at the Miss World 2013 pageant in Jakarta, Indonesia, on September 28.Wed, 20 Mar 2013 07:23:41 GMTThe 33rd Government of Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/33rd-Government-of-Israel.aspxThe new government of Israel headed by PM Benjamin Netanyahu was approved in the Knesset and its 22 ministers were sworn in on March 18, 2013. The Ministers, their Deputies and Senior Officials are as follows: Mon, 25 Mar 2013 09:19:50 GMTUS President Obama visits Israel (20-22 March)http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/US-President-Obama-visits-Israel-.aspxPresident Obama's visit to Israel (20-22 March, 2013) reaffirms the deep and multifaceted relations between Israel and the United States, which are rooted in shared values and common interest.Wed, 20 Mar 2013 09:10:57 GMTPassover 2013 (March 26 - April 1)http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Passover-2013.aspxTonight marks the start of Passover for the Jewish people. Passover holiday is celebrated in the spring, beginning on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Nisan. It is a celebration of the Jewish people's exodus from Egypt and liberation from bondage. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:23:43 GMTIsrael Congratulates President Kenyatta http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-Congratulates-President--Uhuru-Kenyatta.aspxH.E Gil Haskel paid a courtesy call on Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy W. Ruto, where he asserted that Israel is looking forward to work with the new administration to strengthen ties between both nations.Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:10:56 GMTIsrael celebrates 65 years of independencehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-celebrates-65-years-of-independence.aspxH.E Gil Haskel's Message: "It is a great honor to convey to you my warmest wishes on the occasion of Israel’s 65th Independence Day...."Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:03:10 GMTMessage of Condolence for Hon. Mutula Kilonzohttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Condolence-Message-for-Mutula-Kilonzo.aspxMessage of Condolence from H.E Gil Haskel: “It is with deep sorrow that I express my heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, legal fraternity and the people of Kenya following the sudden and untimely demise of my friend Hon. Mutula Kilonzo”.Tue, 21 May 2013 07:05:31 GMTIsrael 65th Independence Day Celebrationhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Independence-Day-Celebrations-2013.aspxIsrael Embassy in Nairobi celebrated Israel's 65 years of Independence on 7th May 2013, at KICC. The event involved celebrating 50 years of Kenya-Israel relations which started in 1963. Tue, 21 May 2013 07:03:41 GMTAgrostudies Apprenticeship Program in Israel http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Agrostudies-Scholarships-2013.aspxYaki Lopez, the Deputy Ambassador of Israel, led a panel of agricultural experts to interview prospective candidates for an 11 month agricultural apprenticeship program to take place in Israel starting September 2013. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 13:29:25 GMTNairobi Israel Film Festival - 2013http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-Film-Festival-2013.aspxA five-day Israel film festival will be held at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi, from Tuesday, June 11. Ten award winning Israeli films will be screened throughout the week, two films per eveningWed, 12 Jun 2013 14:22:00 GMTCooperation Agreement between MASHAV and UN-Women http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Cooperation-Agreement.aspxA Memorandum of Understanding was signed at the beginning of May by UN-Women and MASHAV, providing a framework of cooperation aimed at the economic empowerment of womenThu, 06 Jun 2013 09:23:12 GMTIsrael signs MoU to increase trade with Africahttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/ASHRA-Israel-Mou-with-ATI.aspxASHR’A, Israel's Foreign Trade Risks Insurance Corporation Ltd., yesterday signed a MoU with ATI, African Trade Insurance Agency. The agreement is a huge boost to Israel – Kenya trade because it will ease access to credit loans by Israeli companiesWed, 26 Jun 2013 07:30:14 GMTH.E Gil Haskel at Citizen TV Breakfast Show http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/H.E-Gil-Haskel-at-Citizen-TV-Breakfast-Show.aspxOn Monday, June 10th, 2013, H.E. Gil Haskel was hosted on Citizen TV’s Power Breakfast show. In the show, the Ambassador gave a brief of key collaborations which have been established over the years in many spheresMon, 17 Jun 2013 13:52:30 GMTPest-free Veggies Without Chemicalshttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Pest-Free-Veggies-.aspxFarmers in Israel’s largest vegetable-growers’ marketing cooperative use a unique cocktail of four predatory insects to protect their crops from getting eaten or infested by harmful bugs. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 07:42:41 GMTClosure of Consular Sectionhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Suspension-of-Consular-Services-.aspxDue to a labor dispute and strike by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, consular/visa services will not be provided until further notice. For complaints please call +972-2-5317624 or email: mankal@mof.gov.il. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 07:42:33 GMTWFP and FAO explore new cooperation with Israel http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/WFP-and-FAO-cooperation-with-Israel-.aspxThe Executive Director of WFP Ertharin Cousin, following her recent visit to Israel, joins with FAO in confirming the potential opportunity to transfer technology and innovations in agriculture to countries Thu, 04 Jul 2013 12:00:05 GMTHoliday at the Sea of Galileehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Holiday-at-the-Sea-of-Galilee.aspxKnown as Lake Kinneret in Israel, this focal point of the Galilee is surrounded by beaches and a huge assortment of historic, natural, archeological, recreational and religious sites for visitors of all ages and interestsWed, 10 Jul 2013 08:16:22 GMTKenyan Educators benefit from ESD Traininghttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/ESD-Training-in-Kenya.aspxEducation for Sustainable Development training workshops were recently held in Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa, where more than 200 educators participated in the trainings. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 07:23:26 GMT Rosh Hashanah Message http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Rosh-Hashanah-Message.aspxThis month, on the eve of Wednesday, September 4, Jews around the world will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year 5774. And as the new year approaches, Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:36:52 GMTIsrael at ASK Show 2013http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-at-ASK-Show-2013.aspxIsrael, for the first time ever, participated in the Nairobi International Trade Fair – ASK Show. The Embassy had a pavilion that housed several companies in the agricultural sectors Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:35:37 GMTApples in the Deserthttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Apples-in-the-Desert-Play.aspxH. E. Gil Haskel presided over the opening reception of an Israeli play titled Apples in the Desert on 13th October, 2013, at 06:00 pm, at The Norfolk Hotel.Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:48:55 GMTIsraeli innovations in life sciences - Part 1http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-Inventing-Health.aspxIsrael is a world leader in both innovation and medicine. Combine the two and you get great inventions that prevent, heal and monitor many health conditions.Tue, 05 Nov 2013 08:06:51 GMTThe 28th International Women Leaders’ Conferencehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/International-Women-Leaders’-Conference.aspxWomen leaders from Kenya are in Israel, courtesy of MASHAV, participating in the 28th International Women Leaders’ Conference at the Krieger Center for Arts in Haifa, Israel [3-8 Nov. 2013]Tue, 05 Nov 2013 08:08:36 GMTInventing health: Israeli innovations - Part 2http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Inventing-health---Israeli-innovations-.aspxIsrael is a world leader in both innovation and medicine. Combine the two and you get great inventions that prevent, heal and monitor many health conditions.Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:05:39 GMTWorld’s best vaccine against hepatitis Bhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/vaccine-against-hepatitis-B.aspx​SciGen, an Israeli company, offers the most effective and cost-efficient solution against the hepatitis B virus (HBV) that affects at least 2 billion people across the world. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 08:25:35 GMTHappy Holidays Message http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Christmas-Message-2013.aspx"I would like to send out profound greetings to all our friends in the region; and wish all of them a happy christmas and a peaceful and hopeful new year 2014..."Thu, 02 Jan 2014 07:34:43 GMTHappy New Year 2014http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Happy-New-Year.aspxThe Embassy of Israel in Nairobi wishes you a happy new year of inspiration and creativity!Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:57:42 GMTTadiran's dispatch technology for critical missionhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Tadiran's-dispatch-technology-.aspxWhen every second counts, a new dispatch console developed by Israelis can help coordinate emergency teams so they can respond faster to save lives and avert catastrophes.Fri, 03 Jan 2014 06:37:38 GMTIsraeli scientists new finding on malaria parasitehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israeli-scientists-on-malaria-.aspxIsraeli Scientists discover how the deadly malaria parasite evades the immune system, and make significant progress towards finding a way to prevent malaria in the most vulnerable populations.Mon, 06 Jan 2014 07:18:59 GMTIsrael mourns former PM Ariel Sharonhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-mourns-Ariel-Sharon.aspxFormer Prime Minister Ariel Sharon passed away on January 11, 2014, never regaining consciousness after suffering a brain hemorrhage in January 2006. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 08:50:45 GMTNew molecule protects the brainhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/New-molecule-protects-the-brain.aspxResearchers at the Hebrew university of Jerusalem have created a molecule that could potentially lower diabetic patients’ higher risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.Wed, 29 Jan 2014 08:22:25 GMTInternational Holocaust Rememberance Dayhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Holocaust-Rememberance-Day.aspxThe International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust was held at the United Nations Headquarter Complex in Gigiri, on 27 January 2014 under the theme “Journeys through the Holocaust”Fri, 07 Feb 2014 07:37:42 GMTPresident Peres sets new Guinness World Recordhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/President-Peres-sets-new-Guinness-World-Record.aspxOn Thursday, 6 February 2014, President Shimon Peres delivered the largest online civics class in the world, setting a new a Guinness World Record. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:41:39 GMTIsrael’s Contribution to Post-2015 Development Agehttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel’s-Contribution-to-Post-2015-Development-Agenda.aspxMASHAV, in cooperation with the Ministry of the Protection of the Environment, gathered together representatives from the governmental sector and the civil society with the aim of discussing the latest developments Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:28:44 GMTNetworking at the next levelhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Networking-at-the-next-level.aspxBizzabo is a mobile service for iPhone and Android devices that allows conference organizers to create their own event-specific apps. With Bizzabo, even before the event starts, attendees can see who will be there and whom they’d like to meet. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:31:21 GMTCONSULAR SERVICES AT THE EMBASSYhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Important-Announcement-04-02-2014.aspxWe are happy to inform that The strike at Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Israel in Nairobi is over. All services provided by the Embassy, including consular services, are resumed, effective immediately. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:00:42 GMTFind your hi-tech creativity in Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Find-your-hi-tech-creativity-in-Israel.aspxIsrael's hi-tech entrepreneur community is smart, daring and vibrant. It attracts attention from around the world. What's its secret?Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:16:36 GMTA virtual Passover pilgrimage to Jerusalemhttp://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/A-virtual-Passover-pilgrimage-to-Jerusalem's-Old-City.aspxPassover, one of Judaism's three pilgrimage festivals, commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:49:14 GMTPassover Holiday 2014http://www.israelemb.org/nairobi/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Passover-2014.aspxThe Passover holiday (in Hebrew, Pesach) celebrates the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt, from slavery to freedom. Jews are commanded to tell the story as if it had happened to them personally and not as a mere historical eventMon, 14 Apr 2014 08:15:26 GMT