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NYC+ UK Investors join up for VIP delegation to Israel (wrap-up)


This past December, our office partnered with the Economic Mission at the Embassy of Israel to the United Kingdom to bring a delegation of investors to Israel. The investors, about a dozen in

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Israel diamond exports rise slightly in 2014

In 2014, export of polished and rough diamonds from Israel totaled around $9.324 billion, as compared to $9.166 billion in 2013. Israel continues to view the American market as its primary export destination, which account

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What Startups Can Learn from the “Startup Nation”

What is the best way to create the type of innovative, entrepreneurial ecosystem? Some of the lessons which have helped Israel transform into an international powerhouse in hi-tech innovation – with the highest ratio of

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January 2014 OpportunIsrael is here!

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The January 2015 edition of our monthly newsletter, OpportunIsrael, is out!  Highlights this month include our award-winning delegation at CES in Las Vegas, a chance to taste Israeli wines in NYC, and a fresh new

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Buzz and acclaim for Israeli technology at #CES2015 in Las Vegas (wrap-up)


CES stands for Consumer Electronics Show, and truly lives up to its billing as “the global stage for innovation.” It is one of the largest technology shows in the world, drawing more than

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From Bible to boutique: Israeli #wines come of age


Ask some wine drinkers what ‘Israeli wines’ conjure up and many would describe a sweet, sticky concoction served at your average bar mitzvah. Indeed, for the first century-and-a-half of the Holy Land’s rejuvenated wine

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“Israeli tourism in 2014″ #INFOGRAPHIC by @IsraelinNewYork


During this first work week of the new year, our friends at the Consulate General of Israel in New York published a delightful demographic breaking the Israeli tourism trends of 2014. Take a

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Winter 2015 Shekel: Economic and financial trends in Israel, edited by the Ministry of Finance


Last week, our friends at the Israel Ministry of Finance in NYC published the Winter 2015 edition of SHEKEL, their quarterly economic newsletter. SHEKEL is edited by Avi Braf, chief of the finance mission,

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Happy Holidays! December OpportunIsrael is here!

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The December 2014 edition of our monthly newsletter, OpportunIsrael, is out!  Highlights this month include a new BIRD Energy round, home decor and design from DowntownTLV, and wrap-ups from our Kosherfest and Mobile Health technology delegations! Additionally,

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Coming this Summer: Direct flights between TLV and Boston


Collaboration and cultural exchange between the peoples of New England and Israel are set to reach even greater heights, as international carriers, including El Al, are set to begin offering direct service from Boston to

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