Three years after Israel’s founding in 1948, Prime Minister David Ben Gurion helped create the Israel Bonds program as a means of financing the urgently - needed economic infrastructure of a fledgling nation.
Over the decades, creativity and out-of-the-box inventiveness in every field of endeavor - from cultivating the desert to building transportation networks, resettling immigrants and increasing export capacity - have transformed tiny Israel into a hub of financial, industrial and high-tech growth. Israel has become a global superstar in sectors such as medicine and technology.
The ground-breaking ingenuity that would later define “Innovation Israel” was foreshadowed in 1951 by the introduction of Israel Bonds - an economic model that has flourished and strengthened since its inception. Though both the Israel Bonds program and the democracy founded in 1948 share a relatively short history, they can boast an impressive economic legacy. Sales of Israel Bonds in the first year were $52 million. Sales now routinely surpass $1 billion per year.
More than US $42 billion in worldwide sales have been realized since Israel Bonds was founded in 1951.
When you invest in Israel Bonds you become a partner in a diverse, vibrant and democratic country whose cutting edge ingenuity benefits its citizens, the region, and people around the world.
Invest in Israel Bonds and benefit from:
- Choices of maturity options (2, 3, 5, 10 and 15 years)
- Currency choices (CDN and USD)
- Fixed Rates of return with Semi-Annual Interest Payments
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Israel bonds are sold all year in Canada exclusively by Canada-Israel Securities, Limited.
Israel bonds must be held to maturity. Buy.Build.Believe; Invest in Your Values; TopBond; Promise of a Bond, RRSPromise; Young Builders of Israel and Because Values Matter are all registered trademarks of CISL; which disclaims the right to the exclusive use and registration of the Crest of Israel. This is not an offering. Investment amounts, interest rates and maturities available on all Israel Bonds will vary according to current offerings by the State of Israel. Rates, terms and bond issues as listed and/or advertised are subject to change or be discontinued without notice. This does not constitute tax advice. Please consult with your financial/tax advisor should you have any tax-related questions. As with any part of your financial plan, you should always consult with your financial advisor to ensure the plan is suitable for your situation. This is not a legal document. In the event that the information on the State of Israel's official records, which are maintained by Computershare Trust Company of Canada, its fiscal agent, differs from the information contained here, the information on the State of Israel's records shall control and take precedence. E/OE 2019