Petah Tikva was founded 120 years ago in the marshes 60 km southwest of Jerusalem. She has 180,000 inhabitants today and lies in the conurbation of Tel Aviv.
The “Freundschaftskreis (friendship association) Koblenz-Petah Tikva” exists since 1989.
The association has made it its task to
The association fulfills these purposes by lectures, exhibitions or other activities.The association is party-politically and denominationally neutral. It pursues exclusively and immediately charitable purposes according to international u nderstanding. It finances itself from contributions, donations and subsidies of the city of Koblenz.
Since June 11th, 2000 there has been an official town partnership between Koblenz and Petah Tikva. It is the 6th partnership for Koblenz and it is the 100th partnership with a German town or territorial authority for the State of Israel.