Ohio has bought $42 million in Israel Bonds, reportedly the largest single government purchase of Israel Bonds in U.S. history.
Allan Houston, a former All-Star with the New York Knicks and now their assistant general manager, was awarded State of Israel Bond's 2011Martin Luther King Award. Ido Aharoni, acting consul general of Israel in New York, presented the award Wednesday on the court at Madison Square Garden before the Knicks played the Atlanta Hawks.
Earlier this week, an official in the ruling Palestinian leadership sat down for dinner at the Beverly Hills estate of a wealthy Jewish businessman and listened to a plan to save Palestine.
Israel Bonds: They're not just for bar and bat mitzvahs anymore.