The Ambassador

The Ambassador

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    Welcome Message by the Ambassador:
     
    Welcome to the Israel Embassy's official website. I hope that the site would be beneficial in conducting your business with Israel, and serve as the first step in your road ahead to Israel. Israel is a dynamic and colorful place, which attracts millions of visitors to its wonderful landscapes and friendly people.

    We hope to enhance the historical bilateral relations between the two countries and its peoples, making way for deeper cooperation. 
     
    Thank you very much.
     
    Mabuhay and Shalom!
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    CURRICULUM VITAE:
     
    Ambassador Menashe Bar-On presented his credentials to President Benigno S. Aquino III on the 25th of August 2011 as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to the Philippines.
     
    He began his impressive track record in diplomatic mission in 1969 as he held various significant positions in the Embassies of Israel in Nicosia, Athens, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires. Before heading the mission in the Philippines, he became the Consul General at the Embassy of Israel in London and Ambassador of Israel to Panama and was the Director-in-Charge of the project to reopen the Consulate General in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In the headquarters of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he became the Head of Consular Affairs Bureau aside from holding other pertinent positions.
     
    Born in 1947 and   served in the Israel Defense Forces in 1966–1969, Ambassador Bar-On holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in the History of the Jewish People from Hebrew University, Jerusalem and a Master of Arts degree in Human Resource Management from Middlesex University, London. He speaks Hebrew, English, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese.
     
    He is married to Esther Bar-On, has 3 children and 6 grandchildren.​
     
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