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Jun 14, 2019, 5:35 AM
Gilad Sharon: Reflections on an Icon’s Legacy
Recently, I had the opportunity to spend time with Gilad Sharon. The son of the legendary general and former prime minister was in New York for speaking engagements on behalf of Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds – the global...
Nov 8, 2018, 11:01 PM
Continuing the Legacy of Israel’s Greatest Dreamer
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines innovation as “the act or process of introducing new ideas, devices, or methods.” There are few places on the planet where this definition is being applied at a more rapid pace, and with such astounding, internationally...
Oct 22, 2018, 7:43 PM
Israel’s Innovative Water Solutions: From Striking a Rock to Desalination
In July, I arrived in Israel as a representative of Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds. My mission: to uncover the myriad ways in which David Ben-Gurion’s promise of “a much brighter future” – a promise made at the Israel...
Sep 20, 2018, 7:08 PM
Exploring Israel’s Biggest Infrastructure Project Ever, 82 Ft Below Street Level
In convening the Israel Bonds founding conference at Jerusalem’s King David Hotel in September 1950, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion assured assembled delegates of “a much brighter future that is not far away.” Arriving in Israel in July as a representative...
Oct 29, 2016, 7:10 PM
Israel Railways Gets Ready for “A Whole New Ballgame”
In August, I journeyed to Israel on behalf of Development Corporation/Israel Bonds, the organization that has helped build every sector of Israel’s economy. My goal: to find the alternate Israel, the Israel beyond perceptions of conflict and controversy. The search...
Sep 5, 2016, 3:39 PM
Escape from trash mountain
How a massive landfill became a global model of sustainability, an oasis of green serenity in Greater Tel Aviv
James Galfund is National Director of Marketing & Communications for Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds. He is a regular visitor to Israel, where he’s always on the lookout for an amazing and unexpected experience.