The 2020 business delegation with Choose New Jersey deepened the special relationship between New Jersey and Israel and included announcements on partnerships, jobs and opportunities with a focus on innovation and technology
The State of New Jersey recently invested $20 million in Israel bonds. This investment is part of their longstanding partnership between New Jersey and Israel.
A historic meeting between New Jersey legislators and Israeli Members of the Knesset (Parliament) was held today virtually. The meeting's goal was to exchange best practices, experiences, and ideas for economic recovery from COVID-19 as well as establish a working relationship between the legislatures.
Discussion Centered on COVID-19 Research, Response and Lessons
PISCATAWAY, NJ – Leading experts at Rutgers and Tel Aviv Universities hosted a symposium centered on the coronavirus pandemic and the research, response and lessons learned through the COVID-19 outbreak in the sister states of New Jersey and Israel. The virtual event was the first in a monthly series of joint scientific symposia and a broader research-based collaboration between the two universities.
October 13, 2020
Pursuant to, N.J.S.A. 52:16A-105, the Speaker of the General Assembly is entitled to
recommend members of the General Assembly to this Commission and has done so as follows:
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, 37th Legislative District (Re-Appointment)
Assemblyman Gary S. Schaer, 36th Legislative District (Re-Appointment)
Assemblyman Jon Bramnick, 21st Legislative District (Re-Appointment)
Assemblyman John DiMaio, 23rd Legislative District (Filling Vacancy
A milestone was reached in the New Jersey-Israel Innovation Partnership Initiative the State initiated in 2018 with the State of Israel. During his visit to Israel that year, Governor Murphy facilitated an MOU between the NJ Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA). That program was designed to identify and pair NJ and Israeli companies who wished to conduct research and development projects together. Funding was to be allocated from the IIA to support their efforts and the program was advertised both in Israel and NJ.
A new Call for Proposals has been issued by the IIA that will seek to partner Israeli companies with the selected projects of the two New Jersey companies that have entered into the second phase of the program.
Encourages Research Collaboration Between New Jersey and Israel
Newly Released New Jersey Trade Data on Israel’s 72nd Independence Day Show Significant Economic Improvements with Israel
The advertising slogan once used by the state of New Jersey’s Department of Tourism, “New Jersey and You Perfect Together,” is being revived, only this time it applies to the growing business and technology relationship between New Jersey and Israel.
New Jersey business delegation returned to Israel to strengthen existing economic ties, cultivate further investment opportunities in New Jersey, deepen cultural symmetry between United States and Israel
(Newark, New Jersey) – Choose New Jersey’s second economic mission trip to Israel delivered significant gains and built upon progress from Governor Murphy’s October 2018 trip – strengthening economic ties, cultivating further investment opportunities in New Jersey, and deepening cultural connections between New Jersey and Israel. The trip, February 10 to 13, included visits to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, meeting with various industry leaders and entrepreneurs seeking growth opportunities in New Jersey.
Faculty Fellowship Program links scholars from diverse backgrounds with Israeli counterparts at major institutions
(Tel Aviv, Israel) – Choose New Jersey along with New Jersey-Israel Commission (NJIC) and Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF) celebrated the winners of the JNF Summer 2020 Faculty Fellowship Program. The Faculty Fellowship Program awarded 11 professors from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Rowan University and Rutgers University.
At ceremony in Jerusalem, Jerusalem Development Authority and New Jersey – Israel Commission agree to cooperate around business development and technological collaboration across various sectors of industries
(Jerusalem, Israel) – Choose New Jersey, in partnership with the New Jersey – Israel Commission, announced a bilateral business cooperation with the Jerusalem Development Authority (JDA) at a ceremony in Jerusalem on Thursday, February 13, 2020. The cooperation is aimed at establishing business development and technological collaboration across various sectors of industries.
Ceremony at NJ TRANSIT’s Secaucus Junction Raises Awareness of Holocaust amid Rising Antisemitism
Yesterday, January 27, 2020, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way, on behalf of the State of New Jersey, attended the official United Nations ceremony marking 75 years since the liberation of the notorious Auschwitz Birkenau Nazi German concentration and extermination camp on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Last week, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way visited Israel with a delegation of 10 other Secretaries of State from across the United States, as part of American Jewish Committee’s Project Interchange.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for New Jersey-based companies interested in participating in the New Jersey-Israel Innovation Partnership Initiative.
The New Jersey-Israel Commission was established in 1989 to implement the goals of the Sister State Agreement - to promote the development of trade, culture and educational exchanges; encourage the development of capital investment and joint business ventures; and foster a spirit of cooperation between the citizens of the State of Israel and the State of New Jersey.