Knicks game leads to $100,000 for Jewish charities

Saturday, May 11, 2013

The New York Daily News reports that a chance meeting between pharmaceutical mogul Stewart Rahr and NYC real estate developer Jona Rechnitz at a New York Knicks game…

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Israeli Ori Allon launches Urban Compass in NYC

Friday, May 10, 2013

From The Real Deal The shroud of mystery hanging over tech start-up Urban Compass has been lifted, and its purpose does indeed pertain to real estate. The site…

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SBE Goes Global with Jewish Hospitality Impresario Sam Nazarian

Monday, May 6, 2013

LA Confidential Magazine profiles the Jewish Iranian-American hotelier and restauranteur, Sam Nazarian, who plans to take his Los Angeles-based business empire SBE (Sammy Boy Entertainment) global.

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Schottenstein family buys Napa’s Mayacamas Vineyards

Saturday, May 4, 2013
Jay Schottenstein (3rd from left) sitting with his sons Jeffrey and Jonathan at the Siyum HaShas

The Wine Spectator reports that Jay Schottenstein and his son, Joey, are part of a new partnership that has purchased Napa Valley’s historic Mayacamas Vineyards. Napa Valley’s historic Mayacamas…

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Fortune Magazine: Israeli company SodaStream’s bubbly rise

Monday, April 8, 2013

This story is from the April 08, 2013 issue of Fortune. SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum has an effervescent personality, a valuable quality for an executive trying to persuade…

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Rubin Schron to buy NYC’s Monterey for $250M

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

According to Bloomberg News, Rubin Schron is in contract to acquire the Monterey, a 521-unit property on East 96th Street, for about $250 million from the Related Cos. Bloomberg…

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NYTimes: Once Hobbled, David Lichtenstein Aims for Comeback

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The NYTimes reports on David Lichtenstein and his plans to build 700 units of rental housing on the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. The project recently received a go-ahead from…

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Famil.io a new Israel based service is like a Dropbox for memories

Friday, March 22, 2013

Famil.io, a new Israel based service for privately sharing photos and videos with your family across web and mobile, is today officially launching to the public, according to…

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Israeli app Glide brings “voicemail” to video calls

Thursday, March 21, 2013

As Vine celebrates a full two months on the App Store, other video-centric apps are making their public debut, not least of which is Glide. Glide lets you enjoy…

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An Israeli lollipop that helps you lose weight

Thursday, March 21, 2013

“Willy Wonka may have the secret recipe for the Everlasting Gobstopper, but it’s an Israeli candy company that is taking the confectionery and health food world by storm…

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