Menu JTA Search


  • 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 ▸

  • President of Peru Hails Israel’s Agricultural Aid to His Country

    President Fernando Belaunde Terry yesterday hailed Israel’s agricultural aid program in Peru in which Israeli irrigation experts have been helping to solve some of the country’s water problems. President Belaunde lauded the Israeli role in Peru’s farm development at ceremonies marking the conclusion of Agriculture Week here in which Israel’s Agriculture Minister Haim Gvati took… More ▸

  • Israel Firm Participates in Building $15, 000, 000 Road in Peru

    The Israel Water Resource Development International Ltd., has won a contract valued at $15, 000, 000, in association with a Peruvian firm, to build a road section. The contract covers two sections of the Central Highway on the eastern slope of the Andes. Officials of the Israeli firm, now qualified to make bids for public… More ▸

  • President of Peru Receives Israel Minister of Agriculture

    Israel’s Minister of Agriculture Haim Gvati, currently on an official visit to Peru, was received here by President Fernando Velaunde Terry, for a discussion about the technical assistance given by Israeli experts in various parts of Peru. Mr. Gvati, who was accompanied by Israel Ambassador Netanel Lorch, also called on Peru’s Agriculture Minister Rafael Cubas… More ▸

  • 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 ▸