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  • Israel’s 30th Celebrated in Peru

    Dr. Jose Luis Bustamante Y Rivero, who was President of Peru when this country voted in support of the 1947 United Nations General Assembly resolution for partition of Palestine, gave the toast of honor at a dinner celebrating the 30th anniversary of the State of Israel. “Peace is the highest expression of the civilization of… More ▸

  • Ex-pm of Peru Believes Mideast Settlement Now Possible

    Gen. (Ret.) Eduardo Mercado Jarrin, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Peru, believes that because Israel presently enjoys military superiority and the Arab states are superior in the political sphere, there is an opportunity to achieve a peaceful settlement of the Middle East conflict. Jarrin made his remarks in an address to the Jewish… More ▸

  • Special to JTA Israel Signs Exchange Programs with Peru, Argentina and Uruguay

    A cultural, scientific and artistic exchange program between Peru and Israel for 1977-78 was signed here last Friday by representatives of the two governments. Israeli Ambassador Aba Gefen, director of the cultural and scientific affairs division of Israel’s Foreign Ministry, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in an exclusive interview that it was the first time… More ▸

  • Eban Greeted in Peru

    Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban, during a brief stopover in Peru enroute from Brazil to Bolivia, met with his Peruvian counterpart. Brig. Gen. Miguel Angel de la Flor Valle. The meeting was seen as important to Israel since Peru is a member of the United Nations Security Council. Eban later told reporters that agreements were… More ▸

  • Panama and Peru on the Carpet

    The Ambassadors of Panama and Peru were summoned today to the Foreign Ministry here and told of Israel’s concern and displeasure at their support for the “non-aligned” draft at the Security Council last week which the United States vetoed. Israel was particularly concerned since these two formerly friendly states were among the sponsors of the… More ▸

  • Peru Praised by Jewish Leaders

    Dr. Nahum Goldmann, president of the World Jewish Congress, told President Juan Velasco Alvarado yesterday that Peru’s accession to the United Nations Security Council on Jan. 1 would allow the country to play an Important role In promoting a Middle East peace. Lt, Gen. Velasco was host to Dr, Goldmann; Dr. Gerhart Riegner, secretary general… More ▸

  • Jewish Community Sends $3000 to Earthquake, Flood Victims in Peru, Rumania

    The Jewish community of Buenos Aires has sent $3000 in aid to flood and earthquake victims in widely separated areas of the world, Community Council president Gregorio Fainguersch announced that $2000 has been sent through the Federation of Jewish Communities in Rumania to flood victims in that country and $1000 to help those made homeless… More ▸

  • Special Israeli Envoy Received by Presidents of Chile, Peru

    President Eduardo Frei received Itzhak Harkabi, special envoy of President Zalman Shazar of Israel, today and discussed with him Israel’s desire for a permanent peace settlement in the Middle East. Ambassador Harkabi visited Santiago on a lightning tour of Latin American capitals and was to proceed from here to Uruguay, Paraguay and Mexico. He was… More ▸

  • Israel Minister of Social Welfare Visits Peru; Leaves for Bolivia

    Israel’s Minister of Social Welfare, Dr. Yosef Burg, arrived here for a brief stopover enroute to Bolivia from Bogota where he represented Israel at the inauguration of Colombian President Carlos Lleras Restrepo. Although Dr. Burg’s visit here is not official, he was cordially received by Dr. Daniel Becerra de la Flor, Peru’s Minister of Health… More ▸

  • Israeli Technologists to Conduct Study in Peru for Irrigation Plans

    The Government of Peru’s Libertad Province has awarded a contract for Israeli technologists to conduct a feasibility study for small irrigation projects, it was reported here today. Israelis were chosen to conduct the study because of the similarity between the topography of the province and that of Israel. In Lima, meanwhile, Zvi Neumark, director of… More ▸