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Israel evolves, so does Israel Bonds

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5781 SECTION A PAGE 6 I was a child in the 1960s, every year at our extended family’s Chanukah party all the children would line up and walk past Zaydie, our great-grandfather, as he gave each of us a $100 Israel Bond. At that time, I didn’t understand the significance of Israel Bonds. All I knew is that they weren’t worth $100 when he gave them to us, but we were told to be patient because their value would grow with time. Indeed, they did. We socked those bonds away and when I was 18, I used them to help finance my first trip to Israel. That trip was pivotal for me. Not only did it introduce me to Zionism, but it […]
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