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New president and CEO of Israel Bonds looks to the future – JNS.org

| July 10, 2022

(July 10, 2022 / JNS) Dani Naveh worked for peace during his political career, and now, as the president and chief executive officer of Israel Bonds, he has the opportunity to enjoy its fruits.

‘International impunity is the backbone of Israel’s occupation,’ says rights group – Middle East Monitor

| July 10, 2022

When Palestinian boys, the majority teenagers, stand up to protect their homes and land, the Israeli army responds by beating them, and throwing stun grenades and tear gas at them. It is nothing short of a full-scale assault. "The majority of the Palestinian children who are targeted by the Israeli occupation forces are young males," says Ayed Abu Eqtaish, the accountability programme director at Defense for Children International Palestine (DCIP)

Bridging the gap: Impact investor Bridges Israel crosses the social and environmental divide – CTech

| July 10, 2022

With a name like Bridges Israel, its no surprise that the three managing partners of this local impact investment fund come from varied backgrounds and bring a wide array of skill sets to their joint mission. Gal Hayut, who holds a degree in computer science, comes from the venture capital and tech industry, Sandrine Montsma, who served as CEO and board member in various companies and industries, comes from a management background, and Ran Grodecki has extensive private equity experience from years of leading local investment funds.

Israel’s Special Forces: The Best on Earth? – 19FortyFive

| July 10, 2022

No country has quite mastered covert operations like the Israelis. The Jewish states Special Forces are comprised of highly specialized units that function domestically, regionally and abroad. The breadth of units in Israels Special Forces ranges from intelligence gathering, counter-terrorism operations, rescue missions, and more.

With Israel’s Knesset set to dissolve, PM Bennett says he will not seek re-election – Reuters

| July 2, 2022

JERUSALEM, June 29 (Reuters) - Israel on Wednesday moved closer toward its fifth election in less than four years, plunging it deeper into political uncertainty as it grapples with rising living costs amid renewed international efforts to revive a nuclear deal with Iran. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced he would not run in the upcoming election but would retain his position as alternate prime minister after his coalition partner Yair Lapid takes over as head of the caretaker government

Israel votes to dissolve parliament, collapsing government and triggering fifth election in three years – CNBC

| June 30, 2022

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seen during the the 2016 Genesis Prize award-ceremony in Jerusalem, June 23, 2016. Amir Cohen | Reuters DUBAI, United Arab Emirates In what now feels like a familiar story, Israel's government has collapsed after the Parliament, or Knesset, voted on Thursday to dissolved itself

Exclusive: Official Newsletter to Celebrate 75 Years of Israel’s Independence – PR Newswire

| June 30, 2022

The collaborative project will generate original content from leading voices across Israeli society NEW YORK, June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Israel Business Alliance announced today that it will be launching an official newsletter to mark the State of Israel's 75th anniversary. The first newsletter will be published in the coming months and the final issue will be distributed on April 26, 2023 the State of Israel's 75th Independence Day. Each issue will include exclusive content from Israeli leaders in culture, politics, entrepreneurship, and academia

Iranian plot in Turkey reportedly targeted Israels ex-consul to Istanbul – The Times of Israel

| June 30, 2022

An Iranian plot to attack Israelis centered on targeting former Israels consul general to Istanbul Yossi Levi-Sfari, according to the Turkish Sabah news outlet. According to the report, the Iranian attackers were staying in the same hotel as Levi-Sfari and his partner, Ronny Goldberg, and planned to kidnap and then execute the two men.

Bank of Israel to hike rates by 1/2 pct point to get on top of inflation – Reuters.com

| June 30, 2022

The Bank of Israel building is seen in Jerusalem June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun Register JERUSALEM, June 30 (Reuters) - The Bank of Israel is expected to raise short-term interest rates by half a percentage point next week to a nine-year high in a bid to keep inflation under control amid very low unemployment and strong economic growth. Of 15 economists polled by Reuters, 14 forecast that the central bank's monetary policy committee (MPC) will raise the benchmark rate (ILINR=ECI) to 1.25% -- its highest level since September 2013 -- from 0.75% in what would be its third straight hike

Bernie Sanders went to war with AIPAC. Now the pro-Israel lobby is pushing back. – Forward

| June 30, 2022

The AIPAC logo is displayed during the policy conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., on March 25, 2019. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Jacob KornbluhJune 30, 2022 The American Israeli Political Action Committee (AIPAC) pushed back Thursday against Sen. Bernie Sanders criticism of their multi-million dollar spending in the Democratic congressional primaries against progressive candidates


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