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Israel's Answer to Bitcoin: A Digital Shekel That Could Replace Cash

The Treasury is considering the issuing of digital currency similar to bitcoin, a move that would stem the millions lost annually to the country's black-market economy

Meirav Arlosoroff
Meirav Arlosoroff
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A man purchases bitcoin at a bitcoin ATM in Tel Aviv, November 28, 2017.
A man purchases bitcoin at a bitcoin ATM in Tel Aviv, November 28, 2017.Credit: Ofer Vaknin

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