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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Joseph Sitt hopes to fetch $500 million for Soho building

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Joseph Sitt, an Orthodox Jew, is aiming to make a small fortune from the sale of an 11-story SoHo office building where Club Monaco just leased a retail…

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The Genius Marketing Idea That Put Maxwell House On Every Passover Table

Thursday, March 21, 2013
President Obama uses the Maxwell House Haggadah at his now annual White House Passover Seder

Chet Fenster writes in Fast Company about how the Maxwell House Haggadah is the perfect example of how to do branded content right. Over 90 years ago, American…

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Extell set to grow Midtown East site

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The Real Deal reports. Extell Development is buying a small building on 49th Street in Midtown East that would add to a garage and a mixed-use building that…

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