Bank Hapoalim B.M. was founded in 1921 by the central institutions of the Jewish Settlement (the Yishuv) at the time, the Zionist Histadrut and the Histadrut General Federation of Hebrew Workers in Eretz Yisrael.
Over the course of its history, the bank has developed an extensive network of branches and commercial banking activities, across all areas of banking, and provides a broad range of banking and financial services to its customers. Alongside its activities in Israel, the group also operates overseas and maintains connections with banks around the world.
Activity of the Bank Group in Israel
The bank group operates in Israel, in all of the various areas of banking and in associated activity in the capital market, through three main units: the Corporate Banking Division, the Retail Banking Division, and the Financial Markets and International Banking Division.