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Jewish Business News On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Pro-Israel Installation at Columbia U Featuring 12-Foot Pinocchio Forced Down by Pro-BDS Student Government

Israeli Apartheid Week (February 29 – March 4) has divided the Columbia University Campus, but some students feel the pro-Israel side has been struggling against a campaign to deny their right to free More...

Lilach Weissman On Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Talia Lakritz’s New Video Mocks People Who Mock Orthodox Feminists

– – Talia Lakritz, a student at Barnard College in New York, has posted a funny video on line in which she details all of the annoying questions which people ask her about being a jewish feminist. She More...

S.M. Lightening On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Joseph Sitt’s Thor Buys Harlem Rental from Baruch Singer for $21.6 Million

Joseph Sitt’s Thor Equities Residential closed on a 48-unit,  seven-story, 65, 800-square-foot, rental building on 98 Morningside Avenue, the corner of West 123rd Street, for $21.6 million. Singer More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Nobel Prize Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz: A Greek Morality Tale

When the euro crisis began a half-decade ago, Keynesian economists predicted that the austerity that was being imposed on Greece and the other crisis countries would fail. It would stifle growth and increase More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz: Europe’s Lapse of Reason

At long last, the United States is showing signs of recovery from the crisis that erupted at the end of President George W. Bush’s administration, when the near-implosion of its financial system sent shock More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

The Heat is On Rahm Emanuel For Obama Library in Chicago

Columbia University, not the University of Chicago, might win the bid as the location of the Barack Obama Presidential library and museum, given the President’s issue with U of C’s bid,  More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz: Inequality and the American Child

– Children, it has long been recognized, are a special group. They do not choose their parents, let alone the broader conditions into which they are born. They do not have the same abilities as adults More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Kelly Bensimon Flies Coach Just Like The Rest of Us

Sometimes even celebrities have to fly coach for the holidays. Former Real Housewives of New York City star and model Kelly Killoren Bensimon posted a picture of herself on Instagram waiting for her Thanksgiving More...

Jewish Business News Service On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Ushering in the Age of Sustainable Development Economics

– Two schools of thought tend to dominate today’s economic debates. According to free-market economists, governments should cut taxes, reduce regulations, reform labor laws, and then get out of More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Martin Greenfield Autobiography Talks Holocaust Survival and Dwight Eisenhower

One of the world’s most successful men’s clothiers, who is also a Holocaust survivor, Martin Greenfield, tells his life story, from survival, to building a business, and even advising President More...

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