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  • George W. Bush headlines largest Israel Bonds event since ’51 launch

    March 17, 2015 | 1:42 pm

    Former President George W. Bush headlined the largest Israel Bonds fundraiser since the organization was inaugurated in 1951.

    The event in Dallas on Monday evening drew 1,500 people and raised more than $60 million, Israel Bonds said in a statement, adding that it was the largest...

  • Fast cash from Israel Bonds

    By Jared Sichel

    May 14, 2014 | 1:09 pm

    The next time violence erupts between Israel and its neighbors in the Middle East, Israel Bonds CEO Israel “Izzy” Tapoohi is not going to run to major banks and mutual funds if the government needs emergency cash.

    Forgoing Wall Street in favor of the likes of “Mr. Cohen” — his...

  • In historic move, Ohio buys $42 million in Israel Bonds

    March 7, 2013 | 9:48 am

    Ohio has bought $42 million in Israel Bonds, reportedly the largest single government purchase of Israel Bonds in U.S. history.

    The March 1 purchase increases the total amount of Israel Bonds in the state's treasury portfolio to more than $80 million; the Cleveland Jewish News...

  • Ex-Knick Allan Houston scores with Israel Bonds

    February 17, 2011 | 10:26 am

    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...

  • Webcast: L.A.’s Iranian American Jews honored by Israel Bonds

    By Karmel Melamed

    June 17, 2010 | 2:13 am

    During the last 100 years the Jews of Iran have always had a special sense of Zionism and have been strong supporters of Israel even while they once lived in a majority Muslim country like Iran. This sense of Zionism today has remained with the community after their migration to the...

  • Briefs: Delshad to Beverly Hills: Just say 'no' to investment in Iran; Survivors still fighting Germany for reparations

    July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Delshad Plans Iran Divestment for Beverly Hills

    Beverly Hills Mayor Jimmy Delshad announced plans last Friday to introduce a city measure later this month that will require city employee pension funds to divest several million dollars in investments with companies doing business with...

  • Is It Good for Them?

    By Rob Eshman

    April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    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.
    The businessman, Guilford Glazer, is the staunchly pro-Israel former chair of Israel Bonds,...

  • Israel Bonds

    October 7, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Israel Bonds: They're not just for bar and bat mitzvahs anymore.

    That's the message the State of Israel Bonds organization wants to get across in announcing its new floating rate offerings. Rather than being seen as a quasi-charity and feel-good gift for 13-year-olds, the...