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9/15/2020
Following a most historic day in which peace accords were signed by the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain with the State of Israel, over 1,200 Israel Bonds supporters and investors joined together over Zoom, Facebook Live, YouTube and the Jewish Broadcasting Service for Selichot from the Kotel: An Extraordinary Global Experience, which featured prominent speakers, unique performances, a special exploration of the Kotel, and blessings for the New Year from spiritual leaders from around the world.  
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9/10/2020
Award-winning Israeli chef and entrepreneur Michael Solomonov held a virtual cooking demonstration exclusively for Israel Bonds supporters and investors on September 10, from his home in Philadelphia, where his restaurant Zahav and others have gained critical acclaim.  
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9/9/2020
On September 9, 2020, Israel Bonds hosted an intimate farewell dinner honoring FIDF National Director and Chief Executive Officer Mayo General (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir at Avra in New York City.  
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8/18/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer headlined a virtual Israel Bonds ‘International Celebration of Heritage and Unity’ on August 18. Thousands of individuals from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Brazil – as well as synagogues, organizations and state treasurers – joined via multiple platforms, constituting the largest audience ever to participate in an Israel Bonds event.  
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6/23/2020
On June 23, Deborah Feldman, author of Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots, joined Israel Bonds Metro New Jersey, Rockland County and Bergen County Women’s Divisions for an intimate discussion, sharing the story of her escape from an ultra-religious community in Brooklyn, New York, which served as the basis of the currently running Netflix miniseries Unorthodox.  
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6/16/2020
On June 16, Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York, addressed a global Israel Bonds audience of over 230 via Zoom and Facebook Live on the topic: Israel and America: Strengthening Our Relationship in a Changing World, sharing his perspectives on Israel’s diplomatic relations, its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the nation is preparing for a swift economic recovery. As he soon concludes his term and will return to Israel, Ambassador Dayan recalled his first public appearance as consul general-elect which happened to be speaking to an Israel Bonds delegation at the Hilton Hotel in Tel Aviv. Since appointment to his role in March of 2016, Ambassador Dayan, who represents the State of Israel to communities throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Delaware, stated he was certainly happy to assist Israel Bonds, identifying the organization's important role in enhancing Israel's economy.  
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6/16/2020
In an interview with The Algemeiner on June 16, Israel Bonds President and CEO Israel Maimon expressed how committed the organization is to achieving its $1.5 billion U.S. goal for Israel bond sales for the year, and is on track to accomplish this effort to assist the Jewish state in rebuilding its economy in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The goal was accepted by Israel’s Finance Ministry, and as Maimon described, “We are working full speed ahead, literally from morning to night, in order to secure the additional capital that is needed.”  
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6/3/2020
It is with profound sadness that Israel Bonds International announces the passing of longtime Bonds leader Israel Feldman z"l of Mexico City.   
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5/26/2020
On May 26, Lieutenant General Mark C. Schwartz, U.S. security coordinator for Israel and the Palestinian Authority, addressed over 210 Israel bonds investors and members of Bonds leadership as part of Israel Bonds’ global event speaker series with leading dignitaries, officials and industry frontrunners. Leading up to his assignment to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Lt. Gen. Schwartz served as deputy commanding general, Joint Special Operations Command, in addition to other general officer assignments such as commander, Special Operations Command Europe; deputy commanding general for maneuver, 1st Cavalry Division; and deputy commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force, Afghanistan.  
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5/18/2020
Israel’s permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Danny Danon, addressed a global Israel Bonds audience of over 800 via Zoom and Facebook Live on May 18. Danon, who is concluding his term after five years at the world body, cited the expiring Iranian arms embargo and Hezbollah violations of UN resolution 1701 as Israel's top diplomatic challenges. He added that Israel's success in combating the COVID-19 pandemic was "an opportunity for techno-diplomacy, and we will see the results at the UN."   
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5/14/2020
As part of Israel Bonds’ global event speaker series with renowned experts in an array of fields across the spectrum, on May 14 Bonds leadership hosted two medical frontrunners working in Israel’s Ministry of Health, Siegal Sadetzki Jacobson, MD, MPH, director of public health services, and Eric J. Haas, MD, MSCE, director of the Department of Routine Immunizations. Speaking on the topic Israel’s Proactive Approach to Combating Coronavirus, Dr. Sadetzki and Dr. Haas have been at the forefront of Israel's widely-admired measures to contain the pandemic.  
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5/11/2020
Shai Babad, director general of Israel’s Finance Ministry, addressed an international audience of Israel Bonds supporters on May 11. Speaking as part of the organization’s ongoing global events series, Babad updated listeners on the severe impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on Israel’s economy.  
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5/7/2020
As the coronavirus crisis continues to impact Israel, its citizens and its economy, as well as Jewish communities and all individuals around the globe, a search for answers amidst the uncertainty remains. Israel Bonds President and CEO Israel Maimon shared his insights and perspectives recently with a number of influential Israeli, Jewish and other media sources, including The Jerusalem Post, Israel21c, Jewish Broadcasting Service, Christian Broadcasting Network, MergerMarket and Radio Entrepreneurs on the critical steps needed for economic recovery efforts to take place in order to ensure the long-term prosperity of the Jewish state  
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5/4/2020
In his second event in a month with Israel Bonds, Fauda co-creator Avi Issacharoff spoke to over 430 Israel Bonds Women’s Division members about his background and vision for his hit Israeli television action series via Zoom on May 4, sharing a behind the scenes perspective on the developments and direction which led to the success of the top-rated show, now in its third season.  
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4/29/2020
Israel’s head of state, President Reuven Rivlin, was a major highlight of the Israel Bonds celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut – Israel’s independence day – which took place April 29 via Zoom.  
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4/28/2020
On April 28, Israel Bonds joined Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) in commemorating Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, holding a ceremony that united over 500, in honor of the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the Jewish state in addition to those who perished as a result of terrorism.  
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4/27/2020
The leadership and staff of Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds mourn the passing of former Bonds President and CEO Gideon Patt.  
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4/21/2020
Israel Bonds leadership and staff throughout the world – over 400 strong – joined as one in commemorating Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day – on April 21.   
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4/20/2020
On April 20, Israel Bonds International held a global event with Major General Elyezer Shkedy, former commander of the Israel Air Force, in commemoration of Yom HaShoah, international Holocaust Remembrance Day.  
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4/14/2020
On April 14, Israel Bonds held an exclusive briefing with Brian Nick, investment strategist and market analyst, on the topic: Navigating Financial Markets through the Coronavirus Pandemic, in its fifth installment of its global event series.  
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4/12/2020
Fauda co-creator Avi Issacharoff spoke to over 150 Israel Bonds New Leadership fans of the hit Israeli television series via Zoom on Sunday, April 12, sharing not only secrets behind the global sensation but also the process leading to its creation.  
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4/7/2020
On April 7, Israel Bonds Women’s Division held an exclusive briefing with Charlie Harary, author, entrepreneur, attorney and motivational speaker, on the topic, “Passover: Appreciating the Freedom in Our Lives” for an enlightening discussion in spirit of the holiday. Founder of the multi-million dollar venture capture firm, H3, and current CEO of Ayven Point Group, an investment and advisory company based in New York, Charlie provided insight and inspiring discussion on ways to keep the warmth of Pesach in homes and hearts during these especially challenging times.  
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4/2/2020
On April 2, Israel Bonds leadership was part of an exclusive event with American Friends of Rambam Hospital, in association with the Consulate General of Israel to New England, for an insightful view at the way Israel’s courageous medical teams are working to treat and combat coronavirus and keep the people of Israel safe.   
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3/30/2020
For its second global event, held March 30, Israel Bonds welcomed Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, head of the International Media Branch of the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, to address measures the IDF is taking to defend and protect Israel’s borders, while containing the spread of coronavirus and its impact on the lives of Israeli citizens.  
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3/24/2020
On March 24, Israel Bonds leadership held an exclusive event with Israeli journalist Dana Weiss, chief political analyst for Israel’s Channel 12, and host of Israel’s most-watched new program, “Saturday Evening News with Dana Weiss.”  
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2/29/2020
Every year approximately 18,000 pro-Israel supporters from across the country and around the world converge in Washington, DC, for the annual AIPAC Policy Conference.  Ahead of his remarks on March 1 at the Policy Conference, Israel's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Danny Danon joined Israel Bonds investors at the President’s Club level ($100,000 and greater), for an off-the-record briefing on 'Israel in the United Nations' at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington on February 29.  
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