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Albert Hecht On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Israel Struck Assad Army Bases in Syria Killing 3

  For second time in recent days Israeli forces have attacked in Syria a military base on the outskirts of Quneitra province, which much of it control by Bashar al-Assad and its allies. Three were killed More...

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Albert Hecht On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

WATCH: The World’s Most Elusive Street Artist Banksy Captured on Camera in Israel?

The world’s most elusive street artist Banksy has never revealed his real name or face. It has been postulated that the secrecy in which his name is shrouded stems from the illicit nature of graffiti. But an More...

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Albert Hecht On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

14 Pages of Schindler’s List Expected to Make $2.4 Million at Auction

Itzhak Stern played in Spielberg’s film by Ben Kingsley     One of just three of the Schindler’s list known to still exist, and the only one to have come on to the market, is up for sale. The famous More...

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Albert Hecht On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Palo Alto Networks Buys Israeli Startup LightCyber for $130 Million

  Next-generation security company Palo Alto Networks has acquired Israeli cyber security startup LightCyber for $105 million. Globes reports of additional $25 million in shares. This is Palo Alto Networks More...

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Albert Hecht On Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Henry Bloch ‘S Masterpieces Collection to Go on Display at Nelson-Atkins Meuseum

Henry Bloch and his art collection / photo source kansascity.com   Henry Bloch, co-founder of H&R Block, and his late wife Marion, collected paintings created by mostly French Impressionist such as van More...

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Albert Hecht On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

KKR to Acquire High-End Experiential Travel Travelopia From TUI for $403.7 Million

KKR acquired Travelopia Global investment firm, KKR, today announces that it has agreed to acquire Travelopia from German travel operator TUI AG for  $403.7 million. The transaction is subject to customary closing More...

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Albert Hecht On Friday, January 6th, 2017

PM Under Caution: Netanyahu Undergoes Five Hours of Questioning on Two Different Cases

  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned under caution Thursday evening at the official Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem, for the second time this week. Netanyahu questioned about More...

Flytrex Mule personal delivery drone flying in Ukraine. Photo via Start-Up Nation Finder
Albert Hecht On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Israeli Drone Delivery Startup Flytrex Raises $3 Million

Israeli startup Flytrex, which is developing commercial drone delivery solution, has raised $3 million, according to a report in TechCrunch . The round of funding was led by Swiss investor Daniel Aegerter of More...

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Albert Hecht On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

SeaWorld to Open First Marine Life Park Outside the US in Abu Dhabi

SeaWorld Entertainment, a Blackstone Group company, is set to develop a first-of-its-kind marine life park outside the US. It will be located in Abu Dhabi on Yas Island. SeaWorld and the Abu Dhabi government-backed More...

From left: David Chang,  Momofuko Ko and Stephen Ross
Albert Hecht On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Momofuku Gets a New Investor: Related’s Chairman Steve Ross

  David Chang’s restaurant group, Momofuku Holdings, has a new investor. The Related Companies chairman Stephen Ross and Matt Higgins bought minority stake through their investment vehicle RSE Ventures, More...

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