Tag archive for ‘Boston’
News Brief On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

City of Boston Files New Lawsuit to Block Wynn Casino

The City of Boston has opened a new front in its effort to halt the $1.7 billion casino planned for Everett, filing a lawsuit challenging the validity of a key certification that Wynn Resorts needs to begin construction. The More...

News Brief On Friday, July 10th, 2015

It’s July. Why on Earth Is There Still Snow in Boston?

  THERE WAS A bunch of snow in Boston this year—and some of it’s still there. Yes, in July some of the snow has not yet melted. Why? There are a couple of reasons, some of them have to do with physics… More...

Sapir Peretz-Zilberman On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

El Al Inaugurates Boston Route

  Starting today, El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (TASE: ELAL) is operating three direct flights from Ben Gurion Airport to Logan International Airport in Boston using Boeing 767-300 planes. The flights take More...

JNS On Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Major Jewish Groups: School Workshop Has Anti-Israel Bias, Flawed Pedagogy

    By Jacob Kamaras Mainstream Jewish organizations—including the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the women’s Zionist organization Hadassah, and a local Jewish Federation—are raising concerns More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Uber Looks for $50 Billion Valuation With $2 Billion New Investment

Uber expects to raise another $2 billion in capital, according to The Wall Street Journal. This would give the company a valuation of as much as $50 billion. It is said to be looking to use the new funds to create More...

Bernard-Henri LeVy On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

French Philosopher Bernard-Henri LéVy in Three Encounters With Hillary

PARIS – It is Boston, July 2004. The setting is a downtown restaurant to which the editor Tina Brown has invited Hillary Clinton and a handful of notables, including Caroline Kennedy, filmmaker Michael Moore, More...

S.M. Lightening On Monday, February 16th, 2015

Boston Rabbi: Local Jews Experience Anguish Over Terror Attacks in Europe

Rabbi Ronne Friedman of Temple Israel of Boston, has told the Boston Herald that Boston-area Jews are feeling a “sense of anguish” over the Copenhagen attack on Jews at a Bat Mitzvah party. Friedman is active More...

Shiri Dover On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

MassChallenge Mulls Israel Accelerator Branch

The management of MassChallenge, the biggest start-up accelerator in the world, located in Boston, has chosen to launch its 2015 round in Jerusalem. It’s possible that this process will lead to the establishment More...

Israeli Startup Pixie Helps Find the Stuff You Keep Losing

Israeli startup Pixie has released Pixie Points and the Pixie dedicated app to help people find those small things that we always seem to misplace. How often do you get hung up when in a rush because you can’t More...

All Jewish Super Bowl
Eli Horn On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Robert Kraft Revels in Victory Over Seahawks in Super Bowl

Robert Kraft, owner of the National Football League’s New England Patriots, said his team’s win in this year’s Super Bowl on Sunday was just as meaningful as the team’s first NFL championship in 2001. “To More...

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