Tag archive for ‘United States’
News Brief On Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Report: Netanyahu Agreed to Freeze Building in Settlements

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email     Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the PLO Executive Committee, said Saturday that US Secretary of State John Kerry had told Palestinian leader More...

Niva Goldberg On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Thomas Stemberg, Who Founded Staples Retail Chain, Dies at 66

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   Tom Stemberg passed away on Friday, October 23, 2015 after a long battle with gastric cancer. Thomas “Tom” Stemberg, the co-founder and More...

Alan Elsner On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Israeli-Palestinian Violence Is a Failure of Political Leadership on Both Sides

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email US Secretary of State John Kerry meets tomorrow with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and later this week with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and More...

News Brief On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

More Trouble for Cosby! Judge Refuses to Throw Out His Defamation Suit

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email     Entertainment Whether actor-comedian Bill Cosby will be tried on charges that he sexually assaulted a woman in the Playboy Mansion in 2008 is up More...

News Brief On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

‘Star Wars’ Demand Crashes Websites in Global Rush for Tickets

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email Walt Disney Co.’s upcoming “Star Wars” movie is awakening a global force of fans who are swamping websites in the U.S. and U.K. as they try to reserve seats More...

News Brief On Monday, October 19th, 2015

Israeli Startup Exits Have Raised $3.8 Billion So Far in 2015, More Than 2014

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email Israel tech companies raised $9.8 billion through 18 initial public offerings, up from just $1.2 billion the year before. Mobileye, the maker of anti-collision More...

News Brief On Monday, October 19th, 2015

Dersh Deposed: Alan Dershowitz Accuses Former Federal Judge of Billion-Dollar Extortion Scheme

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   Righteous-Indignation Last week, Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz spoke under oath about his simmering legal battle with Utah law professor More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, October 12th, 2015

Former Bank Leumi Execs to Return Millions in Bonuses

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   The independent committee appointed by Bank Leumi Le-Israel Ltd. to examine former bank officials’ responsibility for the bank’s entanglement More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Guess What Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe Have in Common

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email In 1959, at the age of 27, Elizabeth Taylor converted to Judaism in a ceremony at Temple Israel in Hollywood. She considered converting to Judaism prior More...

News Brief On Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Berlin Demonstrations Draw at Least 150, 000 in Opposition to Transatlantic Free Trade Deal

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   At least 150, 000 people marched in Berlin on Saturday in protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the United States that they say More...

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