Israeli Businesses in Massachusetts Provided 6,600 Jobs – Josef Federman (AP)
(dailyalert.org, May 30, 2014)
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is leading a trade mission to Israel of 120 Massachusetts business leaders this week.
According to the New England Israel Business Council, more than 200 Israeli-founded businesses based in Massachusetts booked $6 billion in revenue in 2012 and provided 6,600 jobs.
Israeli Businessman Honored for Creating Hundreds of Jobs in Britain – Itamar Eichner (Yediot Ahronot-Hebrew, 27May2014)
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has appointed Israeli businessman Michael Federmann, chairman of the board of directors of Elbit Systems, an Honorary Commander of the British Empire (CBE).
Britain’s Ambassador to Israel Matthew Gold said Federmann “is an important partner in building commercial connections between Britain and Israel who has contributed much to the economic success of both nations, including the creation of hundreds of jobs in Britain.”
See also Elbit Systems Wins $133 Million Homeland Security Deal in Latin America (Reuters)
Israeli defense electronics firm Elbit Systems said on Wednesday it won a contract to supply systems in the amount of $133 million for homeland security applications to a customer in Latin America.