Schottenstein family buys Napa’s Mayacamas Vineyards

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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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Politicians tweet about Passover

Monday, March 25, 2013

Chag sameach: “Michelle and I send our warmest wishes to all those celebrating Passover.” OFA.BO/LB29Xw — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) March 25, 2013 On behalf of my family, best…

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

Thursday, March 21, 2013

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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Orthodox Jewish college students pursue alternative housing arrangements

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Daily Pennsylvanian reports on Orthodox Jews enrolled at Penn who because of unique practices, such as keeping Kosher, create unique living communities. While many students are stressing…

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Autonomous Cars Patrol Israeli Border

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

via Discovery News by TechNewsDaily Along Israel’s borders, a small number of automobiles patrol the area for signs of intruders. But unlike most vehicles, these cars have no…

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Zuckerman to step down as Boston Properties CEO

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Real estate and media mogul Mort Zuckerman is stepping down as head of Boston Properties, the biggest U.S. office real estate investment trust. His replacement will be Owen Thomas of…

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