Video: White House Kitchen “Kashered”

Saturday, December 7, 2013

The White House released a time-lapsed video of the process required to turn the White House kitchen into a kosher kitchen. According to the White House video description,…

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Scene at the UJA-Federation of New York Wall Street Dinner

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Last night was the annual Wall Street Dinner to benefit the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York. A large (over 1,700) and generous crowd of bankers and hedge-fund…

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Supreme Court hears Rabbi’s Frequent Flier Case

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

A major airline argued at the Supreme Court Tuesday that individuals should have no recourse to the courts if they’re kicked out of a frequent flier program without…

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Isadore Sharp, Chairman of Four Seasons Hotels, donates $1M to Toronto Shul

Monday, November 25, 2013

On Dec. 3, Shaarei Shomayim Congregation will celebrate the success of its year-long capital campaign – called “Retire Rebuild Renew” – at a gala dinner with keynote speaker…

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Twin (Jewish) Titans of Stuyvesant High School

Thursday, November 21, 2013

New York Magazine Profile – Twin (Jewish) Titans of Stuyvesant High School: Jack and David Cahn’s Mission to Conquer Stuyvesant — “Four years ago, when they felt they’d reached the…

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Haim Saban donates $1M to FIDF for Simon Cowell to sing ‘Go Go Power Rangers’

Thursday, October 24, 2013
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Haim Saban and Simon Cowell enjoyed their evening at a Friends of the IDF Western Region Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Saban,…

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Synagogue Raising Money To Keep 92 Year Old Skydiver on the Ground

Thursday, July 25, 2013

“The sky’s no longer the limit for this New Jersey nonagenarian. In his heart of hearts, 92-year-old Aaron Rosloff would love to jump out of a plane again—never mind the fact…

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Jewish Mogul on a Mission

Thursday, July 18, 2013

FIRST LOOK, LONG READ: Jeffrey Katzenberg – ‘Mogul on a Mission’ by Danielle Berrin for the Jewish Journal. “The publicity chief arrives to escort me to Katzenberg’s office. “You…

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Bruce Ratner to succeed Morgenthau as chairman of the Museum of Jewish Heritage

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The developer Bruce Ratner will succeed Robert M. Morgenthau, the former Manhattan district attorney, as chairman of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the…

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Simon Wiesenthal Center Raises Record $2.2M at Annual Dinner

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
(L-R) Rabbi Meyer H. May, Executive Director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC); Rabbi Marvin Hier, Founder and Dean of the SWC; Jim Gianopulos, CEO Fox Films; Jeffrey Katzenberg, Co-Chairman and CEO of DreamWorks; Larry Mizel, Chairman of the SWC Board. (Photo credit: Wiesenthal Center)

The Simon Wiesenthal Center raised a record $2.2 million at its annual National Tribute Dinner held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel Tuesday night according to The Hollywood Reporter. …

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