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Bank of Israel, Givat Ram, Jerusalem

The Bank of Israel (Hebrew: בנק ישראל Arabic: بنك إسرائيل ) is the central bank of Israel. It is in Kiryat HaMemshala in Jerusalem, and has a branch office in Tel Aviv. The current governor of the bank is Karnit Flug.

Governors

  • David Horowitz, 1954–1971
  • Moshe Sanbar, 1971–1976
  • Arnon Gafni, 1976–1981
  • Moshe Mendelbaum, 1982–1986
  • Michael Bruno, 1986–1991
  • Jacob A. Frenkel, 1991–2000
  • David Klein, 2000–2005
  • Stanley Fischer, 2005–2013
  • Karnit Flug, 2013–2018
  • Amir Yaron, 2018–present
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