To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s worth is now around $27 billion, according to Forbes, placing him as the 13th richest billionaire in the world.
At the top of the list for the second year in a row is Mexico’s telecom entrepreneur Carlos Slim Helu and his family, whose worth is an astonishing $73 billion.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who was born to an unwed Jewish mother, is in firth place at $43 billion. He is the world’s richest Jew, followed by the 10th richest man, French businessman and art collector Bernard Arnault and his family, with an estimated worth of $29 billion.
Gambling casino mogul Sheldon Adelson was in 15th place two spots behind Bloomberg, with a word of $26.5 billion.
The world’s rich-poor gap continues to grow. The Forbes list of billionaires has grown to 1,426 names, whose collective net worth is $5.4 trillion.
For comparison, the US national debt is now at $16.7 trillion.
About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.
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MK Miri Regev said the law is a difficult and complicated one, and it requires a serious discussion about its downsides, and therefore shouldn’t be rushed into implementation.
The Navy has selected Captain Or Cohen to become the first woman appointed as an IDF Navy ship’s commander.
Three Gazans were captured overnight when they crossed over the security fence into Israel.
In 2014, cruise ship traffic to Israel decreased by almost two-thirds in comparison with the year before.
U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg had heart surgery on Wednesday, Nov. 26.
“The Israeli government is not interested in the collapse of the Palestinian Authority,” said Arbell, a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution who teaches at American University here. “There may be faults in Abbas and the leadership and in what they’re doing, but they’re still the safest bet.”
Shas head Aryeh Deri said this evening on Radio Kol Chai that if Netanyahu met his two non-negotiable conditions, Shas could join the coalition.
The man, a resident of Beit Safafa, tried on three different occasions last week to burn down the section of the hospital building where he worked.
The terrorist’s wife will now have to return to the Palestinian Authority, following the decision by Interior Minister Gilad Erdan.
The IDF says it will change its policies on soldiers who grow beards for religious reasons.
The proposal includes some extreme measures to fight the current wave of terrorism.
The Kinneret rose 3.5 centimeters overnight due to the heavy rainstorm that hit the country.
The father-son team recently gave a check to the family of Druze policeman Zidan Saif for his role in stopping the Har Nof Massacre.
According to his definition, anyone who wants to pray on the Temple Mount is a “right-wing extremist.”
But doesn’t “democracy” mean rights for everyone?
Among the song’s lyrics, depicting an Arab: “I will send a Jew or two to Hell…. I am just an ungrateful piece of scum.
Does democracy allow even a legislator to call a fellow MK a “fascist?
Lapid has everything to lose and Livni has nothing to lose.
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