Jewish Journal

From clothing trade to security services

by Leslee Komaiko

August 20, 2014 | 11:30 am

Louis Perry

As the founder and president of Kadima Security Services, whose clients include multiple area synagogues and Jewish organizations, Louis Perry proudly drives a giant Lincoln Navigator SUV... read full article

  • Americans must pay taxes on bank accounts in Israel

    by Virginia Isaad

    June 4, 2014 | 10:24 am

    United States citizens who have accounts or financial assets in Israel soon will have even more incentive than previously to disclose them to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

    The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which takes effect July 1 in Israel, is meant to...

  • Sterling purchase of the Clippers among top investments in memory

    by Dan Burns, Reuters

    June 2, 2014 | 9:59 am

    Donald Sterling, forced to sell his National Basketball Association team after a lifetime ban for making racist comments, is not going to be remembered as a "visionary," "icon" or "oracle" – terms attached over the years to renowned business personalities such as Bill Gates, Steve...

  • Unwelcome spotlight on Jewish free loan agencies

    by Anthony Weiss, JTA

    May 21, 2014 | 9:32 am

    Not every celebrity endorsement is a welcome one.

    The saga of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling took yet another bizarre turn when he went on national television recently and started touting the virtues of Jewish mutual aid organizations.

    In a CNN interview that aired...

  • 10 Israeli startups to watch

    by Viva Sarah Press, Israel21c

    March 12, 2014 | 4:04 pm

    Roojoom is the latest buzzword you need to know for online content. It’s a new Israeli platform that helps publishers, businesses and  individuals curate Web content, organize it and guide readers.

    Sounds similar to Flipboard? Marni Mandell, head of business development for...

  • Strategies that work for employers, employees

    by Virginia Isaad

    March 12, 2014 | 3:56 pm

    It’s not unusual for managers to take reports submitted by their employees and immediately assign a new one without ever engaging in constructive conversations regarding the work their employees do. 

    Big mistake, according to Beverly Kaye, co-author of “Help Them Grow or Watch...

  • For business ethics, turn to Jewish thought

    by Rabbi Arthur Gross-Schaefer

    March 12, 2014 | 3:13 pm

    For more than 30 years, I’ve taught professional ethics to attorneys and CPAs around the country and business ethics to students at Loyola Marymount University. In the beginning, I began lessons by quickly reviewing famous philosophers — Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, Adam Smith...

  • A growing movement of corporate philanthropy

    by Ben Sales, JTA

    February 26, 2014 | 6:20 pm

    When the Israeli mobile maps start-up Waze accepted a buyout from Google for more than $1 billion in June, each of the company’s 100 employees walked away with an average of $1.2 million from the sale.

    An even bigger check, though, went to Baruch Lipner, a Canadian Israeli who...

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