Joining the FPA
We encourage all journalists working for international news organizations and based in Israel, the West Bank or Gaza Strip to become members of the FPA.
FPA Active Membership dues are NIS. 1150 (roughly US $ 310) a year.
FPA Associate Membership is available for part-time journalists, who can participate in all FPA activities, but cannot vote in board elections. Dues are NIS.1000 (about US $ 270) a year
FPA Affiliate Membership is offered for Foreign diplomats and NGO's , who also may not vote in board elections. Dues are NIS.1,000 (approximately $243) a year.
**FIRST-TIME APPLICANTS must also pay a registration fee of NIS.150 (about $40).
To apply: Please contact Executive Secretary Glenys Sugarman at the FPA office. Details below.
Applicants must present a letter from an editor or senior producer at their news organization's home office, verifying their position with the company or affiliation status.
For freelance correspondents, copies of clippings or radio broadcasts taken from three months of work must be presented and will be returned. This is in addition to a letter from the editor/s of the media organization to which you contribute as a journalist.
All applicants must be sponsored by two Active Members and present two recent photographs to receive a membership card.