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Jewish Business News On Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Landmark Apartment Trust of America Acquires Three Multifamily Properties

Press Release | Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:58pm EDT Landmark Apartment Trust of America Acquires Three Multifamily Properties * JBN is not responsible for the content in this press release. Landmark Apartment More...

News Brief On Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Report: Netanyahu Agreed to Freeze Building in Settlements

    Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the PLO Executive Committee, said Saturday that US Secretary of State John Kerry had told Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas that Prime Minister Netanyahu had More...

Niva Goldberg On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

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

  Tom Stemberg passed away on Friday, October 23, 2015 after a long battle with gastric cancer. Thomas “Tom” Stemberg, the co-founder and former CEO of office supply retail chain Staples More...

Alan Elsner On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

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

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets tomorrow with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and later this week with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan’s King Hussein, aiming to find ways More...

News Brief On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

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

    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 to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s More...

News Brief On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

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

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 to a movie still two months away from opening. The More...

News Brief On Monday, October 19th, 2015

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

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 technology, accounted for $890 million of the More...

News Brief On Monday, October 19th, 2015

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

  Righteous-Indignation Last week, Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz spoke under oath about his simmering legal battle with Utah law professor and former federal judge Paul Cassell and Florida More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, October 12th, 2015

Former Bank Leumi Execs to Return Millions in Bonuses

  The independent committee appointed by Bank Leumi Le-Israel Ltd. to examine former bank officials’ responsibility for the bank’s entanglement with the US authorities recommended that top mangers More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Guess What Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe Have in Common

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 to her marriage to theater and film producer Mike Todd, More...

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