Tag archive for ‘French’
Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Cohen Media Group Buys US Rights to ‘Diary of a Chambermaid’

Charles Cohen’s Cohen Media Group has acquired the American rights to the new French film “Diary of a Chambermaid.” The deal was struck at The Berlin Film festival. “Journal d’une femme de chamber, More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Total Gets First 10% of Abu Dhabi’s National Oil Company’s Concession

Total, the French oil company, won a 10% stake in its re-negotiated deal with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ANOC), according to Reuters. The onshore oil concession with four oil majors had expired after More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, January 30th, 2015

The American View on the Charlie Hebdo Cartoons

According to a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center, three in four Americans (76 percent) have heard about the terrorist attack on the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The majority of More...

Lilach Weissman On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

This French Bettencourt Reality Soap Opera Court Drama Is Brought to You by L’Oreal

It is a trial that is the reality show soap opera in France, and it begins with the testimony of Francois-Marie Banier, a 67 year old artist and godfather to Johnny Depp’s daughter. The accusation dates More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Suicide Attempt Kicks Off Trial of 10 Who Robbed L’Oreal Heiress

The long-awaited trial over accusations that as many as 10 people defrauded France’s richest woman, got off to a bang (or an attempted hang) with the failed suicide bid of one of the defendants.  Liliane More...

Lilach Weissman On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Former Russian Billionaire Berezovsky Dies Penniless

Boris Berezovsky, once Russia’s second richest man with a fortune of 1.9 billion pounds or $2.88 billion, died penniless with a an estate 300 million pounds  ($455 million) in the red, owing 47 million More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Facebook Reportedly Blocks ‘Insulting’ Content at Turkey’s Request

Facebook has blocked an unspecified number of pages that featured content allegedly insulting the Prophet Mohammed on Monday, following an order from a local court in Turkey, according to Mashable.com. On Sunday, More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Jews Leaving France, but Not Necessarily for Israel

Some are going to England, others to Montreal and still others to Israel, but one thing is certain; the Jews of France are leaving in droves after the rise in anti-semitism in the country culminating in the More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

A New Invisible ‘Magic Kippa’ Helps Jewish Men Who Fear Attacks

An Israeli man named Shalom Koresh has invented a new invisible kippa (skull cap) made from artificial hair called “Magic Kippa.” It is intended for use by Orthodox Jews in countries like France where recent More...

Gali Weinreb On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

1, 000 Red Grapes in a Single Teaspoon

Zaki Rakib’s BioHarvest concentrates the health benefits of two bottles of red wine into a single teaspoon, without sugar or alcohol. Red wine is the answer to the “French Paradox” – More...

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