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Israel Bonds taps new board chair in unanimous vote

(JNS) Leaders from a number of prominent Jewish organizations attended a July 10 meeting at Israel Bonds’ corporate headquarters in New York, hosted by Howard L. Goldstein, who was recently elected chairman of the board of Israel Bonds, and Israel Maimon, its president and CEO. Goldstein succeeds Richard L. Hirsch, who served as board chairman for nearly eight years.

At the May meeting in New York of the Israel Bonds Board (l to r): Arthur Stark, chairman, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations; Howard Goldstein, Israel Bonds board chairman; Israel Maimon, Israel Bonds president/CEO; and Malcolm Hoenlein, CEO, Conference of Presidents. Photo by Shahar Azran.

A certified public accountant from New Jersey now living in Miami, Goldstein previously served as the Board’s vice chair. He was approved by the organization’s national Board of Directors at a meeting in May. At the meeting, the recently elected chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations, Arthur Stark, who served as board chairman of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, noted the crucial role Israel Bonds plays in enhancing Israel’s global vitality, which includes major advances in high-tech, green-tech, biotech and other cutting-edge industries.


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