Tag archive for ‘Brussels’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Brussels suicide bombers were brothers known to authorities

The two suicide bombers who committed the attack at Brussels airport Tuesday morning were brothers, Khalid and Brahim El Bakraoui, who were known to authorities, according to Belgian RTBF TV. Khalid rented More...

News Brief On Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Chief Rabbi Of Brussels: ‘No Future For Jews In Europe’

The chief rabbi of Brussels told an Israeli radio station Monday that there is no future for Jews in Europe, The Jerusalem Post reports. Rabbi Avraham Gigi described the environment of fear in the Belgian More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, June 8th, 2015

Tony Blair to Fight Anti-Semitism in Europe

– – Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has been appointed to lead the European body which fights anti-semitism, taking the position of chairman of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation. More...

Silva and David Lund Donate $1 Million to UCLA’a Wasserman Football Center

Philanthropists Marilyn Silva-Lund and her husband, UCLA Alumnus David Lund, have donated $1 million to the UCLA Wasserman Football Center project. In honor of Marilyn and David’s generosity, UCLA will More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

EJC President Moshe Kantor: Europe on the Cusp of ‘New Dark Ages’

Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), said that Europe is on the cusp of “a New Dark Ages’ during the opening of the Fourth International “Let My People Live!” Forum, More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Moshe Kantor Tells Europe: ‘The Time for Marches Is Over’

Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress, wrote a letter published in the Telegraph, declaring that “The time for marches is over, ” and there needs to be practical solutions More...

Reuters On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Special Report: EU funds help Poland build ‘ghost’ airports

– The European Union has given Poland more than 100 million euros ($125 million) to build at least three “ghost” airports in places where there are not enough passengers to keep them in business. The More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Europe, Israel, Sign Historic Patent Prosecution Highway Agreement

The European Patent Office has signed a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program with the Israel Patent Office which will enable the accelerated treatment of patent applications starting January 2015. More...

S.M. Lightening On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

A Drunk Depardieu Yells ‘Merde’ at Audience During Jewish Poet Recital

Gerard Depardieu shocked an audience at a solemn commemoration of World War I last Sunday in Brussels, after arriving drunk and then shouting obscenities, The Regina Leader-Post reported. Depardieu, 65, More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Russia announces war games; UK worried by ‘extremely aggressive’ probing of air space

–   Russia accused NATO on Monday of destabilizing northern Europe and the Baltics by carrying out drills there and announced new military exercises of its own, increasing tension over the Ukraine More...

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