Part III: Observations from Israel

The Texas-Israel Alliance trade mission to Israel is certainly closing out with a bang.  On Wednesday, February 20 we had several meetings at OurCrowd, a $1 billion venture capital firm that has invested in hundreds of Israeli startups, predominantly in life sciences and technology firms, particularly cyber security.  We also visited the Friends of Zion […]

Part II: Observations from Israel

Tuesday, February 19 was no ordinary day in Israel. We began the day with a multi-hour briefing on the Gaza Strip by former Colonel Grisha Yukobovich of the Israeli Defense Forces (“IDF”). Colonel Yukobovich could not have laid out better what a mess the Gaza Strip has become — with Hamas desperate to maintain control […]