CHICAGO — With more than 3,000 rockets targeting Israel during the month-long war with Hamas, many Americans are supporting Israel by buying Israeli products, including food. According to Howard I. Bernstein of the Howard I. Bernstein Group, Ltd, a founder of the on-line Buy Israeli Goods, “there was a notable upswing in activity on BIG as the Gaza war started and accelerated. “ He added that “it is evident that supporters of Israel were motivated to help by seeking out Israeli products on BIG.”
The increased number of visitors came from the US, Canada. United Kingdom and even India. There were 4,785 visitors to the web sites of Israeli online sellers, up from 2.607 in June of 2014.