Development Corporation for Israel, established in 1951 and commonly known as Israel Bonds, is the broker-dealer and underwriter for securities – Israel bonds – issued by the State of Israel in the United States. In 2013 and 2014, U.S. domestic sales exceeded $1.1 billion. Worldwide Israel bond sales since the first issue in 1951 are approaching $40 billion.
Israel Bonds New Leadership provides a younger generation with a dynamic connection to Israel through unique events, stimulating programs and personal interaction. New Leadership’s wide-ranging activities include delegations to Israel, conferences, cocktail parties, networking opportunities and thought-provoking guests. Recent events in DC have included an annual Ambassador’s Ball honoring the Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., an annual Washington Nationals baseball game, a conversation with the Embassy of Israel’s Minister of Economic Affairs, a conversation with a Member of the Knesset, and several happy hours. Members of the DC young professional community have also participated in several leadership delegations to Israel where they have met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin, and other high ranking government officials.