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Despite COVID-19, and partly because of it, Jewish-Arab business partnerships progress
(October 20, 2020 / JNS) The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has devastated economies and businesses around the world, but a bright spot exists towards the opening of new avenues of investment for Israeli and Palestinian entrepreneurs. This is thanks to the signing of the Abraham Accords, which normalizes relations between the Jewish state and Arab Gulf nations, including the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain.
In light of such realities, this week the Integrated Business Roundtable (IBR)—a group of impact investors committed to developing the capacity for joint Israeli-Palestinian Initiatives in Judea and Samaria—held its second annual Israeli-Palestinian Economic Forum (IPEF 2020).