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PETACH TIKVA, ISRAEL
Chicago’s Sister City Since 1994

Committee Chair: Daniel Shure [ Bio ]

ABOUT PETACH TIKVA – Fast Facts
Country:   Israel 
Did you know?  Located seven miles east of Tel Aviv, Petach Tikva is home to several leading medical facilities and is referred to as the “health care center of Israel.”
Flag Description: White symbolizes purity and freshness. The blue stripes were inspired by the stripes on the tallit (prayer shawl). The six points of the Shield of David coupled with the tallit acknowledge the unity of the holy and the secular within a single entity.  
PAST PETACH TIKVA – CHICAGO PROGRAMS

2011
May 12

Private Equity Investing in the West Bank with keynote speaker, Bashar Masri, Chairman of the Board of Massar International and Founder of Siraj Fund Management Company, the world’s first dedicated Palestinian private equity fund, the Siraj Palestine Fund I, a private equity fund comprised of direct equity investments in viable start-up, distressed, SME and relatively large enterprises across various economic sectors. Mr. Basri discussed Rawabi, the first Palestinian planned community, which will eventually be home to more than 40,000 Palestinians. This program was hosted in cooperation with America-Israel Chamber of Commerce Chicago, The Arab-American Business and Professional Association, Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest, and Israel-America Chamber of Commerce (Tel Aviv).

 
PETACH TIKVA NEWS & EVENTS

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