Peru

  • University in Peru to Open Courses on Israel and Jewish Culture

    San Marcos University here announced today that courses on Israel, Jewish culture, history and philosophy will be opened at the institution next week. The classes to be held twice weekly, will be conducted by outstanding Jewish authorities, including visiting lecturers from Israel. The courses were organized by the university in close cooperation with Israel’s Ambassador… More ▸

  • Israeli Mission Arrives in Peru to Study Irrigation Possibilities

    An Israeli mission has arrived in Peru to study the possibilities of exploring the waters in the subsoil of the Department of Lambayeque to make use of some 1,500 hectares in that part of Peru. This would put under irrigation an area of great agricultural potential which is now unproductive land. The mission will make… More ▸

  • Jewish Youths from Peru and Bolivia to Study Leadership in Israel

    A group of 13 young people, five from Peru and eight from Bolivia, will leave for Israel early this month for study in leadership techniques in youth organizations on fellowships provided by the Government of Israel. The courses, which will be in Spanish, are arranged under the cultural pact recently signed between Peru and Israel…. More ▸

  • Government of Peru to Elevate Its Legation in Israel to Embassy

    The Peruvian Government indicated today it has decided to elevate its Legation in Israel to an Embassy. Mario Sosa Parde de Zela, who represented Peru in Vienna, handling relations with Israel from that city, will establish his ambassadorial residence in Israel. More ▸

  • Peru and Israel Sign Broad Cultural Exchange Agreement

    Peru and Israel signed today an agreement for a wide-ranging cultural exchange program. The program provides for creation of chairs in the universities of the two countries for studies of the respective languages, literatures, history and arts of the two countries and for the exchange of scientists and educators. More ▸

  • Golda Meir Leaves Peru for Visit to Guatemala; Signs Commercial Pact

    Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel Foreign Minister, was en route to Guatemala today after a four-day official visit to Peru during which she signed an Israel-Peru commercial agreement. The signing took place in the ancient Torretagle Palace, now the Peruvian Foreign Ministry building. Foreign Minister Paul Porras, signing for Peru, called the Jews “a heroic and… More ▸

  • Golda Meir Arrives in Peru; Confers with President and Foreign Minister

    Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, arrived here and was received by President Prado. She was entertained by Foreign Minister Dr. Paul Porras at a luncheon and later discussed with him Israeli-Peruvian relations. Mrs. Meir laid a wreath, portraying the Israel Menorah. at the Pantheon de Proceres before an audience of public school pupils and… More ▸

  • Golda Meir Addresses 12,000 at Sao Paulo Rally; Leaves for Peru

    Continuing her tour of Latin America, Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, left this Brazilian metropolis today for Lima, Peru, after getting here the same enthusiastic reception accorded to her in all of the other major centers on this continent. Among the Brazilian officials here who showered honors upon the Israel Foreign Minister were State… More ▸

  • Israel Minister of Commerce Completes Talks in Peru on Trade Pact

    Pinhas Sapir. Israel’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, left today for Bolivia after a series of talks with officials of Peru on a projected trade agreement between the two countries. The text of a preliminary agreement was sent to Israel for study after the talks. Prior to his arrival here, Mr. Sapir visited Colombia and… More ▸

  • Ceremony at University in Peru Marks Tenth Israel’s Anniversary Celebration

    The celebration of Israel’s tenth anniversary in Peru ended today with a series of ten lectures at San Marcos University, the oldest on the American continent, delivered by Peruvian intellectuals who have visited Israel. In the closing ceremony, Rector Leon Barandiaran, who is also president of the Israel-Peruvian Cultural institute, spoke on Israel’s cultural and… More ▸