From its launching in 1951 and continuing through the present day, Israel Bonds has played a unique role in Israel’s rapid progression from struggling agrarian nation to global economic powerhouse. Not Just A Bond: A Bond With Israel
traces the extraordinary relationship between Israel and the Bonds organization, a partnership that transformed a nation and helped achieve one of history’s greatest success stories.
Proceeds realized through the sale of Israel bonds have helped cultivate the desert, build transportation networks, create new industries, resettle immigrants, and increase export capability. Today, investing in Israel bonds supports a nation of extraordinary innovation that continues to push the boundaries of modern technology.
Israel Bonds has been widely praised for its extraordinary legacy of achievement. In the words of Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz: "The country has been transformed, a source of pride not only for Israelis but for friends and supporters the world over."
President Shimon Peres has hailed the founding of Israel Bonds as "a vital chapter in Israel's history." Since the birth of Israel Bonds in a crowded conference room in Jerusalem's King David Hotel, the organization's ensuing success has been remarkable –securing worldwide sales over $34 billion; facilitating the rapid development of Israel's economy; and building a global partnership with Israel.