Jewish Journal

Top ten music apps from Israel

by Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c

1 week ago

Photo courtesy of Israel21c via Shutterstock.com

Whether you want to learn how to play an instrument or discover new songs your friends like, an Israeli app can do that. 

Some are meant to help music students get the most out of their... read full article

  • The Jewish Graduate Student Initiative is preparing tomorrow’s leaders

    by Leslee Komaiko

    1 week ago

    A program aimed at connecting graduate students with area Jewish nonprofits in the hopes of creating future leaders for the organizations has received a Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (JCFLA) that amounts to nearly $100,000 over the next...

  • JNET: Jewish professionals networking and shmoozing

    By Elyse Glickman

    1 week ago

    Forget the gold watch for 50 years of service at one firm. For many baby boomers and Gen X-ers, starting one’s own business has become more of a necessity than an alternative career path. As a result, professional networking groups have sprung up throughout the United States to...

  • From clothing trade to security services

    by Leslee Komaiko

    August 20, 2014 | 11:30 am

    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 with the license plate KADIMA1. His office in Encino is filled with pictures, including one of...

  • 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...

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