Seasons Supermarket Chain Files For Bankruptcy

The Seasons supermarket chain of nine stores, including Central Avenue in Lawrence, New York, filed for bankruptcy protection according to court papers available online on Monday. Company executives say...

Directors of Israel’s Teva Pharmaceuticals Cut Their Salaries in Half

A Teva building in Jerusalem. Photo: Reuters / Ammar Awad. The board of directors at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which is reducing its workforce by more than a quarter as part...

Turkish Business Leader to Head Israel-Palestinian Arab Arbitration Center

        Rifat HisarcıklıoÄŸlu. Photo: Wikipedia The Israeli and Palestinian Arab business communities have picked Rıfat HisarcıklıoÄŸlu to head the Jerusalem Arbitration Center (JAC), which mediates commercial conflicts between the two sides. HisarcıklıoÄŸlu,...

Canada, Israel sign free trade deal

Israel and Canada on Monday signed a modernized free trade agreement in what has been described as a historic step in the countries’ bilateral relations. Canadian International Trade Minister Francois-Phillippe...

Rouhani Says Iran Protests About More Than Economy

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Photo: UN Photo / Cia Pak. In a swipe at hardline rivals, President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday young Iranian protesters were unhappy about far more...

Amid Hamas threats, it’s business as usual for Israel’s airport

Sirens were heard early on Thursday morning in the Gaza border area, after a relatively quiet night in Israel. Earlier, at around 3:00 a.m. the Iron Dome system shot down...

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Stock drop US stocks fell in a broad market sell-off yesterday, led by a sharp fall in Apple shares on worries about slowing demand for its products and weaker-than-expected...

Leading Indian Business School Opens Israel Center in Bid to Intensify Academic, Economic Cooperation

IIM Bangalore Director Prof. G. Raghuram speaking at the inaguration of the school's Israel Center. Photo: IIM Bangalore. A leading business school in India has opened a dedicated Israel Center...

T-Mobile Deal for MetroPCS Lifts Pressure on Sprint

By clinching a deal to buy MetroPCS, T-Mobile USA is aiming not only to survive but also to turn up the pressure on its larger rival, Sprint Nextel. The merger,...

Palestinians Threaten Their Own Businessmen

by Khaled Abu Toameh GATESTONE INSTITUTE So far, not one Palestinian Authority official has come out in public against the campaign of intimidating Palestinian businessmen. It will not only foil Kerry’s plan,...
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Germany to Donate $66 Million to Auschwitz Museum

BY TOBY AXELROD BERLIN (JTA) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel, making her first visit to Auschwitz, pledged an added 60 million euros — or $66 million...

NY AG Confronts Discrimination Against Hasidim in Orange County

A town in the Hudson Valley has been accused by Letitia James — the state of New York’s attorney general — of engaging in...

Einsatzkommando Interpreter Has Canadian Citizenship Revoked

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — The Supreme Court of Canada court declined to hear the appeal of a former Nazi who is facing deportation after...

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