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Embassy of Israel condemning anti-Semitic attacks

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 3:28 pm | Embassy of Israel

The Embassy of Israel in New Zealand condemns in the strongest possible terms the ecent acts of antisemitism that were carried out in Wellington, where a synagogue and other locations in the city were defaced with swastikas. More >>

Rocket Attack

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 1:32 pm | Embassy of Israel

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Hamas terrorist groups launched over 600 rockets and mortars at Israelis from Gaza. They have killed four Israeli civilians, wounded dozens, and shattered the lives of many loved ones. The rockets were deliberately ... More >>

Response to the Accusations of the Mt. Roskill Masjid Chair

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 12:48 pm | Embassy of Israel

"All the Israeli people, along with the people of New Zealand, mourned the horrendous terror massacre against Muslim worshippers in Christchurch. The absurd accusation made by Mr. Bhamji is a regrettable expression of the basest anti-Semitic prejudice ... More >>

Embassy of Israel on terror attacks

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 12:31 pm | Embassy of Israel

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the terror attack in Christchurch. A tragic and sad day for New Zealand. Our hearts go out to all of those affected by this horrible event. More >>

Maori Community Celebrates the Feast of the Tabernacles

Friday, 28 September 2018, 1:31 pm | Embassy of Israel

Israel marks the annual Feast of the Tabernacles (Sukkot) holiday with a march of support through Jerusalem. Thousands of Christians from all over the world make the traditional pilgrimage to Jerusalem including representatives from the Maori Community. More >>

Boats to Gaza a Violation of International Law

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 12:24 pm | Embassy of Israel

The flotilla to Gaza, which is in direct violation of international law, is a cynical publicity stunt designed to divert the attention from the fact that Hamas, with its brutal ruling of Gaza since 2007, invested in terror instead of the welfare of its ... More >>

Embassy of Israel on Gaza Coverage

Friday, 18 May 2018, 2:49 pm | Embassy of Israel

It is astonishing to see how much disinformation is being used against Israel for its self-defense on the Gaza border. More >>

Statement by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 10:55 am | Embassy of Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on the morning of Wednesday, 18 November 2015, attended the Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Jerusalem. At the start of the event, he met with French Ambassador Patrick Maisonnave, ... More >>

NZ students to participate in World Science Conference

Monday, 17 August 2015, 1:20 pm | Embassy of Israel

We are delighted to announce that five of New Zealand’s brightest science students are participating in the WSCI -2015 World Science Conference – Israel, to be held on August 16-20 in Jerusalem: a new scientific undertaking , which will bring together ... More >>

PM Netanyahu Comments on the UN Human Rights Council

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 3:20 pm | Embassy of Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Wednesday, 13 August, in his Jerusalem office, following his meeting with New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, referred to the UN Human Rights Council: More >>

The Myth of an Israeli Siege on Gaza

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 2:56 pm | Embassy of Israel

There is no Israeli "siege" on the Gaza Strip. First of all, Gaza shares borders not only with Israel, but with Egypt as well. There is a 13 kilometer frontier between Gaza and Egypt. That country, and not Israel, controls the Rafah crossing ... More >>

Israeli Crossing into Gaza Closed Due to Rocket Fire

Monday, 11 August 2014, 4:54 pm | Embassy of Israel

(Communicated by the Defense Ministry Spokesperson) Starting at 06:00 Israel time Sunday, 10 August, several rockets were intentionally fired at the Kerem Shalom Crossing between Israel and Gaza, hitting working areas of the crossing. Despite this, the ... More >>

Israel Electric Corp. Begins Repairing Power Grids for Gaza

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 11:02 am | Embassy of Israel

On Tuesday 5 August 2014, Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) employees of the Be'er Sheva district, as instructed by the political echelon and authorized by the IDF, began working (near the border with the Gaza Strip) to repair the power grids that ... More >>

Hamas Responsible for the Death of 160 Palestinian Children

Monday, 28 July 2014, 3:20 pm | Embassy of Israel

1. In recent years, Hamas has built extensive networks of tunnels. One runs from the Gaza Strip to Egypt and is used for smuggling weapons, goods and terrorists. The second network runs from Gaza into Israeli territory and is used by groups of ... More >>

Lebanese Newspaper Reports on Iranian Support for Hamas

Friday, 25 July 2014, 3:48 pm | Embassy of Israel

1. Al-Safir - a pro-Syrian regime Lebanese newspaper with links to Hizbullah - reported [22 July] on renewed Iranian support of Hamas "resistance" (terrorism). This despite the recent rift between Hamas and Iran due to their differences over ... More >>

Israel: Loss of Protection for Civilian Objects

Friday, 25 July 2014, 3:02 pm | Embassy of Israel

A core principle of the law of armed conflict is the 'principle of distinction' - the obligation imposed on each party to a conflict to ensure at all times that a distinction is made between combatants and civilians. This principle is reflected ... More >>

Incident at the UNRWA school in Beit Hanoun – 24 July

Friday, 25 July 2014, 9:57 am | Embassy of Israel

1. The IDF is examining the possibility that the UNRWA school in Beit Hanoun was hit by a rocket fired by Hamas in the area. UNRWA spokesperson Chris Gunness said that in the course of the day Hamas shot rockets that landed inside Beit Hanoun. More >>

Hamas' Terror Tunnels – Danger to Israeli Civilians

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 5:28 pm | Embassy of Israel

Hamas has built an extensive network of tunnels that run from the Gaza Strip to Israeli territory. The tunnels are used by groups of terrorists to cross under the border to try and carry out attacks, murdering and kidnapping Israeli citizens. More >>

President Peres' statements on phone call with Pope Francis

Monday, 21 July 2014, 3:30 pm | Embassy of Israel

His Holiness Pope Francis spoke to President Shimon Peres earlier today (Friday, 18 July 2014), and conveyed a messaged of coexistence, moderation and peace to the citizens of the region in light of the security situation. President Peres thanked ... More >>

PM Netanyahu speaks with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Monday, 21 July 2014, 3:20 pm | Embassy of Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, spoke with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and asked him to publish photographs showing the munitions that were hidden in a UN school in Gaza and which were discovered yesterday. The Prime Minister added that Hamas ... More >>