In the News

January 8, 2010 -- The Jerusalem Post

NIS 600 m. fund launched to boost business in the periphery

January 8, 2010 -- Ha'aretz

Philanthropies take the initiative in developing country's periphery

July 7, 2009 -- Israel21c

From Sheep Dairies to Shops

July 2009

Koret in Israel marks micro-loan milestone

May 2009
Koret in Israel extends 1,000th microloan through program assisting Bedouin women in the Negev

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November 2008
Video: Koret in Israel -- As the leading small-business loan program in Israel, Koret leverages philanthropy to extend hundreds of millions of dollars in credit to thousands of small businesses, cultivating personal dignity, self-sufficiency, and a vibrant, free-market economy.

January 8, 2008
Creating self sufficiency: The Koret foundation helps people help themselves -- Globes

November 6, 2007
Study: Lack of competitive tax system costs foreign investment -- Jerusalem Post

August 14, 2007
As small businesses struggle in Israel's North, UJC moves to inject capital in area -- JTA

July 20, 2007
UJC designates $23 million to aid small Israeli businesses -- J.

July 4, 2007
Bond financing helps northern Israeli biz -- Jerusalem Post

Press Releases

September 4, 2007
Israeli Food Insecurity Aggravated by Policies that Support Agricultural Waste, According to New Report

July 25, 2007
Bachar Reforms Have Improved Israel’s Capital Markets, but Only Half of Recommendations Have Been Implemented, Report Says

November 3, 2006

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Awards $150,000 Grant to Support Economic Development in Israel

November 8, 2005
Israeli Economy Needs Innovation, new KIEDF Koret Fellows Research Shows