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Israeli High-Tech Execs Coming to Chicago in June
Senior Executives representing several Israeli technology companies are coming to Chicago for the Internet Retailers Conference & Expo (IRCE), June 10-13 at McCormick Place. We are setting up 1-on-1 meetings at McCormick Place and some offsite sessions with executives at local ad/marketing agencies, retailers and other potential strategic partners in the area. The Israeli companies exhibiting at IRCE are:

  • Aspectiva – Turn customer reviews into product recommendations

  • Clinch – Turn online catalogue to Dynamic Video Ads

  • Commerce Sciences – Boost sales with behavioral science

  • Jifiti – Re-imagining Gift Giving

  • Mobilibuy – New Shopping Moments

  • Mabaya – Smart Marketing In-Site

  • Revuze – The Wisdom of Reviews

  • Riskified – Helps Merchants accept high risk credit card transactions

  • Yotpo – Plug and Play social reviews solution for e-commerce websites

  • Zooz – Making Payments Click

Click here for additional information or contact Daniel Blumenthal at the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest.


ISRAEL21c Launches English Language Radio Program

ISRAEL21c has launched a radio program on TLV1 Radio, an English-language internet radio station that broadcasts from the heart of Tel Aviv.

The weekly shows will take you behind the scenes of Israeli innovation, giving you a unique opportunity to listen to some of Israel's most creative minds talking firsthand about cutting-edge developments taking place in technology, culture, health and social activism.

You won't just read stories, now you'll also be able to hear the people behind the news too.

Click here to listen to ISRAEL21c on TLV1

Member Profile

Ms. Deborah Opolion
Deborah Opolion Law Offices, LLC
414-220-0866 (US)
972-3-372-1643 (Israel)
Member since 2013

Deborah Opolion is the founder of Deborah Opolion Law Offices, LLC. She is a licensed attorney in Israel since 1988 and in Wisconsin since 2010. With over 20 years of combined Israeli and US experience, Deborah understands the unique needs of English speaking clients in Israel and her firm provides service to meet these needs in the areas of Israeli estate planning, Israeli probate and real estate. In addition, Deborah is a licensed real estate broker in Wisconsin and assists Israeli investors with US real estate transactions.
Recent Client Work Includes:

* Probate of historic foreign (non-Israeli) wills benefitting multiple beneficiaries located outside of Israel
* Legal opinion on Israeli partition law for the purpose of minimizing US estate tax
* Representation of trustee of Illinois trust regarding the transfer of assets to the trustee’s name at the Israel Land Registry
* Representation of US beneficiary in intestate probate and subsequent sale of Israeli property
* Legal opinions on US law of renvoi for Israeli probate court
* Israeli estate planning for dual citizen married to Israeli (NRA)
* Representing New Olim in their first Israeli real estate transactions

* Reviewing US real estate investment on behalf of private Israeli investors

Malka Beer Update!

Malka Beer is now available at Binny's locations, Lush Wine & Spirits and Rogers Park Fine Wine and Spirits. Malka can also be found of the menus of top Chicago restaurants like Avec, Thalia Hall and at Sixteen in the Trump International Hotel & Tower.

These and future updates will be posted to Buy Israel Goods (BIG). And remember you can do business with Israel every day by purchasing Israeli goods.

Create a Buy Israel goods Website in Your Market Area

If you would like to create and maintain a Buy Israel Goods website in a market area other than those listed, please contact us.

We will supply the site template and complete instructions and guidance for securing and inputting the necessary data on brands, products, stores and related websites.

Experience is not required, but dedication is.

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Send us your profile so we can tell your fellow members and the community about your business and goals in an upcoming newsletter. Profiles should be 250 words or less and include your contact information. Please also provide us with a recent color head shot for inclusion. For reference, please click here for a previous newsletter with member profiles.

AICC Calendar of Events 

Friday, 11:30am


Tuesday, 6:00pm (New Date)

Young Professionals Opportunity: Engaging With Israeli Start-Ups

Monday, 6:00pm

"What, Me Buy and Build/Renovate a Home in Israel? You Have Got to be Kidding!"


Save the Date
June 18, 2014
Israel Cyber Security Reception

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Michael R. Schmitt, Executive Director

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