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Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

U2’s Bono Dedicates Song in Toronto Concert to Shimon peres

– – Legendary U2 frontman Bono had some kind words for former Israeli President Shimon peres who was in attendance at the band’s concert in Toronto on Monday. The musician dedicated the band’s More...

Reggie Reiner On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Michael Douglas In Israel to Receive $1 Million Genesis Prize

– – Michael Douglas is in Israel to receive the $1 million Genesis Prize for Jewish heritage. The Oscar winning actor visited The Peres Center for Peace and spoke out against the BDS movement against More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Chelsea Handler Is in Israel, Met Former President Peres

Chelsea Handler is now in Israel. She has already met Nobel Prize Laureate and former Israel president Shimon Peres. While there is an almost 50 year age gap between them, pictures of the single Handler and More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

That’s Ama’re: Knicks Forward Faces Yet More Injuries

  As if the Knicks aren’t facing enough problems, potential star forward Ama’re Stoudemire has announced yet another injury, and this in his final year of a 5 year $100 million contract. More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Galant’s Gallant Act

THERE USED to be a joke about a sadist and a masochist. “Hit me! Beat me! Kick me!” the masochist pleads with the sadist. The sadist smiles a cruel smile and slowly answers: “No!” THAT, More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Amar’e Stoudemire Uncertain of Next Move When Knicks Contract Expires

  Veteran Knicks Forward, Amar’e Stoudemire, while consistently loyal to his team, the Knicks, may have a tough decision to make. The Wall Street Journal says that since the New York Knicks More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Chutzpah Destroyed Agassi’s Better Place

Shai Agassi thought he was going to transform the world by 2020 with electric vehicles. In fact, his company went belly up way before then. Daniel Wesley of Entrepreneur takes a look at what was the cause More...

Roy Goldenberg On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Shimon Peres’ Son’s Investment Fund Raised $15 Million for Amelia Fund

Chemi Peres, founding partner at venture capital firm Pitango, continues to try to lead local entrepreneurship beyond the world of Israeli technology start-ups. Peres, who is chairman of the Peres Center More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Israeli Arab Incubator Takwin Labs Raises $4.5 Million

An Israeli incubator for entrepreneurs in its Arab community called Takwin Labs has announced that it has raised $4.5 million in a series A round of funding. The new funds were raised from Israeli, Arab and More...

S.M. Lightening On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Shimon Peres’ First Cousin Lauren Bacall-Perske Dead at 89

– Lauren Bacall, born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx, New York, September 16, 1924, passed away on Tuesday in her home in The Dakota, John Lennon’s last residence. MSNBC’s Thomas More...

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