Tag archive for ‘Atlanta’
News Brief On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Blank makes it official: New MLS team is Atlanta United FC

  Arthur Blank stood before approximately 4, 000 fans to celebrate the evolving identity of their new team. Yes, Atlanta, your expansion Major League Soccer franchise, which debuts in March 2017, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Google Searches List Jerusalem as Located in Palestine

If you conduct a search in Google for famous Israelis who were born in Jerusalem, then you will see the city listed as “Jerusalem, State of Palestine.” Shame on you Google!   [Note: Results More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Oy Toys Releases Two New Books for Passover

Oy Toys, promoter of local Atlanta authors, is celebrating the release of two new books for Passover with a double book signing event March 15th. Both Galia Sabbag, author of the Shira Series, and Spring More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

NFL Now Investigating Atlanta Falcons

Arthur Blank is continuing in his quest to rebuild his NFL franchise the Atlanta Falcons, appointing Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn to a five-year deal to be the team’s new head coach. More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Lorne Micahels Launches New HBO Show with Maya Rudolph

Things are shaping up fort Lorne Michael’s new comedy pilot for HBO. Maya Rudolph and Jaden Smith have joined the cast of “Brothers in Atlanta.” Maya Rudolph’s father is an Ashkenazi Jew, and her More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

ACLU Takes Action to Prevent Jailing of Poor People over Nonpayment of Debt

A federal lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. to challenge debt collection practices that have resulted in the jailing of people simply because they are poor, according to an ACLU press release. The American More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Watch: Atlanta’s 15th Annual Jewish Film Festival Starts Wednesday

The 2015 AJFF opens this Wednesday with the Opening Night Gala at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center and the Atlanta Premiere of Above and Beyond, the little-known true story of a ragtag band of volunteer More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

FAA Reinstates Security Screening for Safety Inspectors after Gun Smuggling Incident

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has suspended a program allowing agency safety inspectors to skip security screening after one of its inspectors reportedly bypassed security and flew from Atlanta More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Flume Dog Rabbi’s Lifetime Ban from Six Flags Upheld

Six Flag’s lifetime ban on Connecticut-born Jay Marc Harris, a chassidic rabbi who goes by the nickname “Flume Dog” because of his great enthusiasm for water slides, has been upheld. Rabbi More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Bruce Levenson May Sell Hawks Over Racist Email, Also – the Time Is Right

The time is right to sell the Atlanta Hawks, not only because the team is performing well, but so Bruce Levenson can escape scandal over racially charged emails that came public, as reported by Yahoo Sports. Bruce More...

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