The prime minister’s traveling entourage included Environmental Protection Minister Zeev Elkin; Economy and Industry Minister Eli Cohen; Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis; Health Minister Yaakov Litzman ,and Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel.

The Chinese telecommunications conglomerate Xinwei Telecom Technology Group is buying Israeli satellite operator SpaceCom for $285 million, representing the latest of several recent Chinese purchases of Israeli companies and technologies.

Over 1,000 Chinese investors and strategic partners, as well as 500 Israeli high-tech companies and entrepreneurs from a variety of fields such as agriculture, clean technology, mobile and Web and medicine will gather in Tel Aviv in September to discuss further collaboration and investment.

So far in 2016, at least 5,700 Coptic Orthodox Christians have traveled from Egypt to Israel; Israel and China have signed seven academic cooperation agreements with Chinese universities, and much more.

While enemies of the Jewish state promote Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), Israel - world renown for its cutting-edge innovation - continues to forge meaningful alliances and trade agreements around the world, this time with China.

California is still facing a huge water crisis and has turned to Israel for advice, and Israel Aerospace Industries has built a new communications satellite, weighing only 1.5-2 tons - less than half a regular communications satellite.