Tag archive for ‘Romania’
Shiri Hadar On Monday, August 14th, 2017

Corruption Scandal: Israeli Billionaire Beny Steinmetz Arrested Over Suspected Bribery, Money-Laundering

  Israeli Police arrested on Monday morning the billionaire Beny Steinmetz, along with a well-known strategic adviser and three other business people and senior officials, for questioning under caution over More...

Strong Popular Support for ‘Jew-Free’ Romania, Survey Suggest

  The Elie Wiesel National Institute for Holocaust Studies in Romania released a poll according to which 11 percent of the Romanians believe the Jews are a problem for Romania, while 22 percent would More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Italian-Language Version of Elie Wiesel’s ‘a Beggar in Jerusalem’ Published

Elie Wiesel’s 1968 book “A Beggar in Jerusalem” has been published in Italian ahead of the January 27 observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, a report said. The Italian-language version titled “Il Mendicante More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Lena Dunham Paints the Town Red in a Zac Posen Dress

  Lena Dunham, star and executive producer of the wildly popular HBO comedy, Girls, has come a long way from her disastrous attire last year, including a dress that looked like it was made out of toilet More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Taxi Medallion Prices Plummet as Uber and Lyft Destroy Cabs

The phrase “disruptive” is often used of new businesses nowadays; Uber and Lyft driver services may not just be disruptive to conventional taxis, they might prove ultimately disastrous, as reported More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Taiwanese Trade Delegation to Visit Israel

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council is organizing a delegation to visit Israel, Romania, Belarus and Bulgaria between October 28 and November 10. Thirty-two organizations will be represented from More...

S.M. Lightening On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Amanda Bynes Arrested for DUI – Again

This shouldn’t happen to a nice Jewish girl. Actress Amanda Bynes, 28, was arrested at 3 AM last Sunday for DUI, according to E! News, who found out about it from the California Highway Patrol. Bynes More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, September 29th, 2014

David Baazov’s Amaya Gaming Wins Big With Giant Online Poker Acquisition

David Baazov is in the house, and the house always wins. The 34 year old CEO of the Montreal-based Amaya Gaming Group has been making bold and fruitful acquisitions in the risky business of online poker. Amaya More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Elbit Imaging Refinances Romanian Radisson Blu Hotel Complex

Elbit Imaging Ltd., one of Israel’s principal holding companies, has announced the drawdown of 9 million Euros ($11.43 million) of debt in a refinancing agreement of the The Radisson Blu Hotel Complex in More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, August 18th, 2014

Edith Flagg, Holocaust Survivor Who Popularized Polyester, Dies at 94

What would the 1970s have been without Edith Flagg, the woman who began America’s love affair with polyester? The once-ubiquitous fabric became an object of humor in the 1980s and revived in vintage wear More...

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