Peru

  • 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 ▸

  • President of Peru Lauds Israel’s Achievements; Israel Envoy Cheered

    Israel’s “valiant stand and great achievements against tremendous odds” were praised here today by President Manuel Prado at an impressive ceremony at which he formally received the credentials of Israel’s Ambassador to this country, Tuvia Arazi. Hundreds lined the square in front of the Presidential palace, cheering Mr. Arazi as he arrived at the Palace… More ▸

  • Jews in Peru Congratulate New President on His Election

    A delegation of the three Jewish congregations in Peru paid a visit on the new Peruvian President, Dr. Manuel Prado, and offered their congratulations upon his election and installation. They thanked him for his decision, one of the first in office, to establish diplomatic relations with Israel. The members of the delegation were: Michel Radzinski,… More ▸

  • Israel Envoy Arrives in Peru; Meets with Foreign Minister

    Ambassador Moshe Tov, head of the Israel Foreign Ministry’s Latin American Department, arrived here today on the third leg of his current good will tour of South America. Mr. Tov was received by Aguilar Cornejo, Peruvian Foreign Minister, who assured him of Peru’s good will toward the Jewish State and its desire to further improve… More ▸

  • Diplomatic Relations Between Israel and Peru to Be Established, Israel Official Says

    “Diplomatic and consular relations will be established between Israel and Peru,” Abraham Drapkin, chief of the Latin American division of the Israel Foreign Ministry, declared here following a visit to this country and immediately prior to his departure for Bolivia. The establishment of such relations, he added, was “agreed to in principle in the course… More ▸

  • Jewish Agency Appoints Representatives for Argentina, Peru and Costa Rica

    The appointment of Jewish Agency representatives for Argentina, Peru and Costa Rica was announced here today by Benno Weiser, director of the Latin American Department of the Jewish Agency. The appointments were made by the Jewish Agency executive. Dr. Abraham Mibashan, who has been connected with the Jewish Agency for many years, will act as… More ▸