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Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds (Executive Director)

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Development Corporation for Israel, established in 1951 and commonly known as Israel Bonds, is a FINRA-member broker dealer and underwriter for securities - Israel bonds - issued by the State of Israel in the United States. For the past four years, annual U.S. sales have exceeded $1 billion. Prior to 2011, annual U.S. sales averaged approximately $600 million. Worldwide sales since the first Israel bonds were issued in 1951 have exceeded $40 billion.

Development Corporation for Israel/ Israel Bonds - a FINRA-member broker dealer that underwrites securities issued by the State of Israel in the United States - ranks among Israels most valued economic and strategic resources, with a record of proven success spanning sixty-six years. Praised for its dependability, the Bonds organization has helped build every sector of Israels economy.

In a report issued in November 2016, Fitch Ratings Agency* cited Israel Bonds, noting, Israel . . . has deep and liquid local markets, good access to international capital markets, an active diaspora bond program [italics added], and US government guarantees in the event of market disruption.

Similarly, in a recent Moodys it is stated, Israel can also depend upon financial support from the global Jewish community, mainly via the Israel Bonds program, and the U.S. government, especially in an emergency.

Advocating investment and pride in Israel through the sale of Israel bonds is global in scope. Worldwide sales have surpassed $40 billion since the first bonds were issued in 1951. In 2016, sales of Israel bonds in the United States exceeded $1.127 billion, the largest domestic total in the organizations history.

Proceeds from the sale of Israel bonds have played a decisive role in Israels rapid evolution into a groundbreaking, global leader in high-tech, greentech and biotech.