Tag archive for ‘Columbia’
Lilach Weissman On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Irwin Steinberg, A Leading Light of Record Company Management, Dies At 94

  Irwin Steinberg, one of the “leading lights in record company management, ” according to Chuck Suber of Downbeat, passed away of heart failure at the age of 94. Steinberg was from a business More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Doris and Donald Fisher Fund Gives $60 Million to Charter Schools

The Knowledge Is Power  Progam (KIPP), one the largest chain of charter schools in the U.S., celebrates its 20th anniversary. The program has grown from having campuses only in Houston and New York City More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Study: People Can Be Convinced They Committed Crimes that Never Happened

Evidence from some wrongful-conviction cases suggests that suspects can be questioned in ways that lead them to falsely believe in and confess to committing crimes they didn’t actually commit. New research More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Sarah Jessica Parker and Rihanna Design Fendi Handbags for Charity

Sarah Jessica Parker, Rihanna and comedian Rachel Feinstein have gotten together to make their own Fendi handbags which will be auctioned off for charity. At the same time Parker has plans to open a new showroom More...

Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Can Rick Rubin Totally Remake Justin Bieber?

Isn’t Justin Bieber too young to be working with Rick Rubin on a comeback? Or perhaps in Bieber years, he feels as long in the tooth as the late Johnny Cash was when the master producer revamped Cash’s More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

NASA, NOAA: 2014 Warmest Year in Modern Record

  The year 2014 ranks as Earth’s warmest since 1880, according to two separate analyses by NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists. The 10 warmest years in the instrumental More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg Facing Tough Free Speech Questions, Recalls Pakistani Death Threats

In response to the terror attack at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said he has also been threatened by extremists, as reported by the American Herald. A few 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...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Documents Show NBC’s David Gregory Received Preferential Treatment on Illegal Magazine

  The conservative website Legal Insurrection has received documents from the District of Columbia detailing the preferential treatment given to David Gregory, previous host of the NBC News “Meet More...

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