Texas and Israel have used different strategies to fight COVID-19, and unsurprisingly, have had different outcomes. Below is a brief description of these strategies and outcomes.

Israel’s aggressive approach to COVID-19 appears to have been successful, as the number of new cases is decreasing with most occurring concentrated in certain areas.[1] As of May 15, 2020, Israel had 16,589 confirmed cases, and 266 deaths, translating to a known infection rate of 0.18 percent and a death rate of 1.6 percent.[2] Lockdown restrictions are being lifted and the economy is opening,[3]...

July 13, 2018

Dallas, TX - Israel Today will host the 3 rd Annual 2018 Community Symposium. Details can be found on the accompanying flyer.

June 25, 2018

Texas-Israel Cybersecurity Conferencesigned an Implementation Agreement

The Implementing Agreement provides the foundation for the establishment of the Center, which aims to accelerate development and more rapid deployment of critical and innovative technologies for fossil energy, energy cybersecurity in critical infrastructure, the energy-water nexus, energy storage, and other areas of energy that are needed to diversify energy supply and promote higher efficiency.

May 14, 2018

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) made a stop at the Israeli Consul General’s Office in Houston while campaigning for his Texas re-election bid last week.

Cruz spoke with the Consul General and emphasized his commitment to the U.S.-Israeli alliance via Twitter.

Katz, who previously met Sen. Cruz at the Annual Houston AIPAC Event in February, also tweeted about the meeting.

May 11, 2018

On May 10th, the U.S. House passed H.Res.835 titled, “Supporting robust relations with the State of Israel bilaterally and in multilateral fora upon seventy years of statehood, and for other purposes.”

Beyond calling upon other nations to enter into “robust relations” with Israel, the bill emphasizes the recent diplomatic advances that the Jewish State has made in the effort of encouraging other nations to give diplomatic recognition to Israel in the international arena.

Of the resolution’s many sponsors from both political parties, Texas Congressman Michael McCaul was one...

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