Rss - News and Events10/21/2014 2:11:02 AM60en-USEmbassy meets with 'Impact for Christ Ministries'http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Embassy-meeting-with-'Impact-for-Christ-Ministries'-.aspxFive representatives of 'Impact for Christ Ministries' join their spiritual leader, Prophet Phillip Banda in extending their full support for the state of Israel.Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:55:28 GMTIsrael Film Festival in SAhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Film-Festival.aspxThe Embassy has once again put on a magnificent film festival across four major cities in South AfricaFri, 30 Mar 2012 07:40:09 GMTA Taste of Peacehttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/A Taste of Peace.aspxSouth Africans taste buds were salivating after four Israeli chefs from diverse backgrounds came together to promote "A Taste of Peace"Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:26:51 GMTRighteous Gentile Awardhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Righteous-Gentile-Award.aspxThe Embassy presented the prestigious Yad Vashem award on behalf of the State of lsrael to Karel and Hilda Lantermans posthumously through their children Betty and Henk Lantermans Fri, 30 Mar 2012 07:38:42 GMTNASA bacteria experimenthttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel’s-NASA-experiment-kills-bacteria-in-space.aspxA Hebrew University professor’s kit went aboard the space shuttle Atlantis last summer to see how well it could deal with contaminated water.Thu, 24 May 2012 09:49:45 GMTMagic video solution http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Magic-solution-for-video-overload-.aspxMagisto, created by an Israeli PhD, aims to make video editing drop-dead simple so you can actually watch all those homemade movies. Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:12:44 GMTEnd to invasive colonoscopyhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/No-more-invasive-colonoscopy.aspxAn Israeli company has come up with a tiny capsule you can swallow that detects polyps painlessly as it travels through the colonThu, 24 May 2012 09:53:34 GMTApple gobbles Anobithttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Apple-gobbles-Anobit0604-1800.aspxThe world’s leading computing company takes a big bite out of an Israeli startup that can offer it juicy returns.Thu, 20 Sep 2012 07:59:49 GMTAmb Prosor addresses UNSChttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Amb-Prosor-addresses-UNSC-Jan2012.aspxAs we gather in this chamber, an alarm bell is ringing. Never has it been so clear that Iran is seeking to build a nuclear weapon.Thu, 27 Sep 2012 07:37:11 GMTDoha Agreement Hamas-Fatahhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Doha-Agreement-Hamas-Fatah.aspxPA President Abbas cannot have it both ways, either he has a pact with Hamas or he has peace with Israel. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 10:59:18 GMTAmb Prosor at UNGA on Syriahttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Amb-Prosor-UNGA-Syria-Feb2012.aspxBashar al-Assad is systematically murdering civilians. It is high time for this organization to start doing something meaningful to stop him from killing his own people.Mon, 20 Feb 2012 10:59:18 GMTBoeing’s Tel Aviv Headquartershttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Boeing-offices-Tel-Aviv.aspxAnnual architectural competition lauds an office described by its Israeli designer as ‘a cocktail of business class and cockpit.’ Mon, 12 Mar 2012 10:40:35 GMTIsrael - Small but Outstandinghttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-Small-but-Outstanding.aspxVideo: Israel, a small country of outstanding beauty, is so many different things.Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:37:25 GMTIsrael under fire March 2012http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-under-fire-March-2012.aspxPalestinians in the Gaza Strip fired about 50 more rockets at the Negev on Sunday, March 11. Two Grad-type rockets fell in Be'ersheva. One hit a school, which was empty as schools had been closed.Mon, 12 Mar 2012 10:38:01 GMTEmbassy sends aid to Congohttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Congo-Aid.aspxThe Israeli Embassy in South Africa in partnership with Magen David Edom SA sent medical aid to the victims of the bomb blast in Brazaville, Congo.Thu, 12 Apr 2012 10:37:15 GMTFish Farming in SAhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Fish-Farming-in-South-Africa.aspxTwo MASHAV experts arrived in December 2011 to the South African community of N’wamitwa to offer a 10-day on-the-spot course on Fish Farming.Mon, 26 Mar 2012 12:46:25 GMTMinister Livnat visits SAhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel's-Minister-of-Sports-and-Culture-vists-SA.aspxIsraeli Minister Limor Livnat visited South Africa where she met with her counterpart, South African Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Paul MashatileThu, 12 Apr 2012 10:39:01 GMTRaoul Wallenberg http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Raoul-Wallenberg0402-7517.aspxRaoul Wallenberg is one of the best known of the "Righteous Among the Nations", a title bestowed on those heroic individuals who during the Holocaust were responsible, usually at great personal risk, for saving Jewish lives. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:39:56 GMTAmb Prosor to UNSC on Mideasthttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Amb-Prosor-addresses-UNSC-23Apr2012.aspxI would like to use today's debate as an opportunity to address just a few of the myths that have become a permanent hindrance to our discussion of the Middle East here at the United Nations. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 07:37:10 GMTBoxing - A bridge to peacehttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Boxing-bridge-to-peace.aspxKufur Yasif, an Arab village in northern Israel, hosts the main center for boxers in Israel, where Jews and Arabs train together.Thu, 24 May 2012 09:56:21 GMTIsrael-KZN Cooperationhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Fostering-Israel-KZN-Cooperation.aspxDeputy Ambassador, Ya'akov Finkelstein met last week (20 May) His Majesty, King Goodwill Zwelithini and KwaZulu-Natal's MEC for Health, Dr. S.M. Dhlomo to discuss ways to increase the cooperation between Israel and KZN on a range of fields.Thu, 27 Sep 2012 07:45:07 GMTZULU KING TO VISIT ISRAEL SOONhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/ZULU-KING-TO-VISIT-ISRAEL-SOON.aspxZulu King Goodwill Zwelithini accepted yesterday [14 August 2012] the invitation of the Israeli Ambassador to South Africa, Mr. Dov Segev- Steinberg to visit Israel early next year.Thu, 20 Sep 2012 11:50:14 GMTSHANA TOVA U'METUKAHhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Shana-Tova-U'metukah.aspxNew Year greeting from His Excellency Ambassador Dov Segev Steinberg Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:38:24 GMTA Night to Honour Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/A-Night-to-Honour-Israel-.aspxApproximately 1200 people from around the Western Cape, mainly Christians, have gathered to show their support and solidarity with Israel in an inspiring and uplifting "Night to Honour Israel" event last week.Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:55:21 GMTPeople of the world inscribe The Bible http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/People-of-the-World-Inscribe-The-Bible.aspx'The Bible House', a project of the government of the state of Israel, allows for people around the world to contribute verse by verse to the creation of a handwritten bible in their native tongue. Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:55:14 GMTCountry wide prayer session for state of Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Country-Wide-Prayer-Session-Held-for-Israel.aspxOn Tuesday evening, 20 November, supporters of Israel gathered around the country in large numbers to show their unwavering backing of Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defence, and the right of Israel’s self-defence to protect its borders and its citizens. Fri, 31 May 2013 08:35:48 GMTHoly Land’s fertile Film Soilhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Holy-Land’s-fertile-film-soil.aspxAmerican TV executives are mining Israel’s airwaves to find the next candidate to receive the Homeland treatment.Thu, 29 Nov 2012 12:09:47 GMTAfricaCom 2012: Israel, Inspired by Innovationhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/AfricaCom-2012-Israel,-Inspired-by-Innovation.aspxFor the second year in a row, The Trade and Economic Office of the Embassy of Israel to South Africa participated in the highly prestigious event ‘Africa Com’. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 09:11:51 GMT'Fly In' for Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Fly-In-for-Israel-Event.aspxOn Sunday, the 2nd of December 2012, friends of Israel gathered on a small farm outside of Pretoria to show their solidarity and support for the state of Israel. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:59:16 GMTAmbassador Avi Granot visits local Farm Projecthttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Deputy-Director-General,-MFA-for-African-Affairs,-Ambassador-Avi-Granot-visits-local-Farm-Project.aspxDeputy Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for African Affairs, Amb. Avi Granot, visits one of the many agricultural sites to see Mashav activities taking place here in South Africa.Thu, 13 Dec 2012 09:38:08 GMTIsraeli envoy addresses South African peace summithttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israeli-envoy-addresses-South-African-peace-summit.aspxDeputy Ambassador to South Africa Yaakov Finkelstein spoke at a interfaith summit dedicated to peace and reconciliation on Thursday at King Goodwill Zwelithini Nkoyeni Palace in Nongoma.Fri, 19 Apr 2013 09:13:07 GMTFAQ- Elections in Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/FAQ--Elections-in-Israel.aspxFrequently asked (and now answered!) questions about the January 2013 Elections Thu, 10 Jan 2013 09:15:28 GMTFM Liberman launches new MFA Tourist Info Apphttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/FM-Liberman-launches-new-MFA-Tourist-Information-App.aspxThe new application provides Israeli citizens traveling abroad with essential information about their destination.Wed, 16 Jan 2013 08:34:20 GMTStudy Abroad in the Holy Land!http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Study-Abroad-in-the-Holy-Land.aspxA listing of programs taught in English for students from abroad at undergraduate and graduate levels, and summer programsThu, 07 Feb 2013 07:07:08 GMTThe Timekeepers- Back by popular demand!http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Timekeepers---Back-by-popular-demand!0306-6902.aspxThe Old Mutual Theatre on the Square is proud to present The Timekeepers again from Israel for a limited season, by arrangement with the Embassy of Israel and Tararam.Wed, 06 Mar 2013 07:48:41 GMTYom Ha-Atzmaut at the Embassy http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Embassy-of-Israel-in-Pretoria-celebrates-65-years-of-Israeli-excellence.aspxEmbassy of Israel in Pretoria celebrates 65 years of Israeli excellence Fri, 19 Apr 2013 09:11:58 GMTThe 4th Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitismhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Global-Forum-for-Combating-Anti-Semitism-23-May-2013.aspxTen working groups will convene between 28th May to 30th May to develop a work plan to combat anti-Semitism,Mon, 03 Jun 2013 11:40:34 GMTTwo Israeli Artists Visit South Africa http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/david-wakstein-and-asad-azi.aspxTwo artists; one Jewish, one Druze explore the use of fine art as a conduit for positive dialogue Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:21:05 GMTMessage from HE Ambassador Dov Segev Steinberg http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Message-from-amb.aspxWed, 31 Jul 2013 11:41:52 GMTAmbassador Lenk Arrives in South Africa http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/welcome-new-amb.aspxWelcome Ambassador Arthur Lenk to Pretoria, South Africa! Wed, 14 Aug 2013 09:00:58 GMTMaking the outdoors accessible http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Making-the-outdoors-accessible.aspx​Israeli non-profit organization LOTEM runs an eco-farm and other nature programs for 30,000 kids and adults with a range of disabilities.Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:25:51 GMTIsraeli technology to help African desertificationhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Galilee-Institute-to-train-experts-on-water,-to-halt-the-desertification-in-South-West-Africa.aspxThe Galilee Institute, in Israel and Midland State University (MSU), in Zimbabwe recently signed an agreement to train experts on water management. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 07:39:29 GMTMASHAV - Unity Secondary School Pilot Project http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/MASHAV---Unity-Secondary-School-.aspxOn Tuesday, August 20th, the Embassy’s Agricultural Consultant and representative of MASHAV Isaac Isaac travelled with Ambassador Lenk to see some of the incredible Israeli agricultural projects that are taking place here in South Africa.Wed, 04 Sep 2013 07:29:03 GMTEmergency Consul Service during Holidayshttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Emergency-Holiday-Consul-Service-.aspxWhat to do in the event of an emergency during this month's holiday closings.Wed, 04 Sep 2013 07:28:26 GMTGreeting from the President of the State of Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Greetings-from-the-President-of-the-State-of-Israel-.aspxGreetings from the President of the State of Israel to the Jewish Communities in the Diaspora on the occasion of Rosh Hashana 5774 September 2013 Wed, 02 Oct 2013 06:33:41 GMTChances for SA and Israel http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Chances-of-SA-and-Israel-.aspx"I believe that our two countries have a wide range of experiences and advantages that can be useful for the other." - Ambassador Lenk in The Citizen Wed, 04 Sep 2013 09:51:01 GMTIsrael In South Africa Embassy Newsletter http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/New-Embassy-Newsletter-.aspxThe Embassy of Israel in South Africa has created a new newsletter! Check it out! (You can sign up to receive it regularly on our Facebook page!) Wed, 02 Oct 2013 06:31:58 GMTIsrael a 'Promised Land' for non-Jewish geekshttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-becomes-a-'Promised-Land'-for-non-Jewish-geeks0911-482.aspxTel Aviv is home to a growing number of non-Jewish expats drawn by the optimism and openness of its technology start-up scene. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:45:24 GMTBiZARael http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/BizaRael.aspxWelcome to our first trade newsletter from the Israeli Embassy in South Africa. Every month we will be bringing you news, views and different perspectives on business ties and opportunities between Israel and South Africa. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:13:35 GMTPM Netanyahu's Speech at the UN General Assemblyhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Netanyahu-at-GA.aspxThe Jewish people's odyssey through time has taught us two things: Never give up hope. Always remain vigilant. Hope charts the future. Vigilance protects it.Wed, 02 Oct 2013 06:52:28 GMTTwo Israeli film directors bring films to SAhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Three-Israeli-Films-come-to-SA.aspxThree Israeli films will be shown Cape Town as part of the Cape Town & Winelands Film Festival and in Johannesburg.Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:18:03 GMTIsraeli aid team in Philippines return todayhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israeli-team-to-Philippines-treat-over-2000-people.aspxOn Wednesday, November 27, the IDF humanitarian delegation to the Philippines will depart back to Tel Aviv. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:16:23 GMTIsrael mourns the passing of Nelson Mandelahttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-mourns-the-passing-of-Nelson-Mandela1206-3717.aspxIsraeli President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, early this morning issued the following statements on the passing of Nelson MandelaFri, 06 Dec 2013 11:59:57 GMTPM Netanyahu opens Cybertech 2014http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/PM-Netanyahu-opens-Cybertech-2014.aspx Netanyahu announced the creation of CyberSpark, the national cyber park, to be established in Be'er Sheva.Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:33:10 GMTInnovation Africa brings Solar Lighting to Limpopohttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Innovation-Africa-brings-Solar-Lighting-to-Limpopo0130-8108.aspxThu, 30 Jan 2014 09:23:39 GMTHolocaust Workshop by Dr Rozetthttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/International-Day-of-Commemoration-for-the-Victims-of-the-Holocaust-Workshop-in-SA.aspxTue, 11 Feb 2014 13:23:51 GMTLabour Dispute at the MFAhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Labour-Dispute-at-the-MFA0311-2989.aspxDue to the Finance Ministry's refusal to resolve the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' labor dispute, from 4 March 2014 and until further notice, no services will be provided to the public and phone calls will not be answered.Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:47:06 GMTCreative Energy Bannerhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Creative-Energy.aspxnew "Creative Energy" themeFri, 11 Apr 2014 08:55:48 GMTIsrael Tennis Coach Ronen Moralli in Sowetohttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israeli-Tennis-Coach-visits-RSA.aspxFri, 04 Apr 2014 09:57:01 GMTIsraeli Dancing Troupe Heads For South Africahttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Improvisation-A-New-Form-Of-Dance.aspxIsraeli choreographer Sharona arrived in South Africa and with her dancers spent a week at the "Moving into Dance" college teaching and demonstrating new forms of dance. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:24:53 GMTBreaking into The Male-Dominated Startup Worldhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Dr--Michal-Tsur,-The-‘Iron-Lady’-Of-Israeli-Startups.aspxWhat does it take to break into the male-dominated startup world, found an internationally-recognized startup and lead it to a $145 million exit only a few years later? Well, according to many, it helps if your name is Dr. Michal Tsur.Thu, 15 May 2014 11:20:31 GMThttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/10-Israeli-Females-Starting-Up-the-World.aspxThu, 15 May 2014 11:30:40 GMTINTEL HAS BECOME the latest company to dip its toehttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Apple-Has-Siri---Intel-Has-Ginger.aspxINTEL HAS BECOME the latest company to dip its toe into personal digital assistant (PDA) software.The chipmaker has bought Israeli software company Ginger Software for a figure believed to be $30mFri, 16 May 2014 10:26:08 GMTIsrael Agriculture at NAMPO http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Israel-Agriculture-at-NAMPO.aspxFri, 30 May 2014 10:49:18 GMTWhy Do We Write: Because Were Homophabula http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Because-Were-Homophabula.aspxA large part of why Shifra writes is hidden within how she writes. It’s about solving a riddle – putting together the pieces to present you a wholeMon, 02 Jun 2014 10:43:57 GMT#BringBackOurBoyshttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Bring-Back-Our-Boys.aspx#BringBackOurBoys We are praying for the safe return of Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel and Eyal Yifrach who have been kidnapped by a terror organisation. We hope to see them safely back with their families soon. #BringBackOurBoys to spread the messageThu, 19 Jun 2014 09:20:38 GMTStartupTelAvivSAhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/STARTUPTELAVIVSA0707-5163.aspxImagine flying to Israel:“Start-Up Nation”, joining with other start-ups from around the world and having the chance to pitch to angel investors, get ideas and tips and mix with some of the biggest names in the hi-tech world?Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:00:30 GMTNew rules for travelling with childrenhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Consular-Services0821-6235.aspxNOTICE OF CHANGE IN CHILD VISA & PASSPORT PROCEDURESThu, 21 Aug 2014 11:15:52 GMTSouth African competition winner http://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/NewsAndEvents/Pages/Mzanzi-startup-winner-arrives-in-Israel0912-5948.aspxSouth African competition winner joins 16 others from all over the world in a 5 day startup tour like no other! Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:01:55 GMT