State of Israel Bonds is an organization whose sole purpose is to sell bonds and notes for the Israeli Ministry of Finance.
Israel Bonds are securities issued by the State of Israel to help build the nation's infrastructure.
Israel Bonds are backed by the full faith and credit of the Government of Israel, which has maintained a perfect record of repayment of interest and principal since the first bond was issued.
From its launching in 1951 and continuing through the present day, Israel Bonds has played a unique role in Israelís rapid progression from struggling agrarian nation to global economic powerhouse.
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.
When the first Israel Bonds were sold in 1951, sales for the year were US $52 million.
It took almost a decade to reach the first billion.
Today, sales of Israel Bonds and other securities routinely surpass US $1 billion per year.
Total sales have now surpassed US $34 billion, of which $27 billion has matured and been repaid in full and on time.
Israel looks to Israel Bonds as a vital, "no strings attached" means of raising capital for ongoing economic strength.
Israel's infrastructure will double in the next ten years, and as the nation assesses its foreign capital needs, it will rely on Israel Bonds as an essential means of generating bottom-line resources.
The uniqueness of the Israel Bonds program has generated a diverse spectrum of investment support for Israel.
Purchasers include private investors, major banks, pension funds, public and private foundations, corporations, unions, insurance companies, universities, synagogues, churches; as well as county, municipality and State Treasuries in the United States.
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