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  • Scraping the sky in upscale Tel Aviv

    By Meredith Price

    October 26, 2012 | 2:01 pm

    As Yigal Zemah, CEO of Berggruen Residential, stands on the seventh floor of the new Meier-on-Rothschild skyscraper set in the epicenter of Tel Aviv at 36 Rothschild Blvd., a wide smile crosses his face. The luxurious new building slated for completion in 2014 will be the tallest...

  • Jewish activists seize buildings on Jordanian border

    December 13, 2011 | 11:26 am

    Jewish activists seized several buildings near the border with Jordan to protest its interference in Temple Mount affairs.

    Approximately 30 right-wing activists entered the buildings—abandoned churches, according to Haaretz—accompanied by a television crew.

    The activists reportedly...

  • Briefs: Survey to catalog landmark Boyle Heights buildings to prevent destruction; Chabad expands on West Coast

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Survey to catalog landmark Boyle Heights buildings to prevent destruction

    A survey of historic landmark buildings in Boyle Heights will start shortly, spurred in part by the mysterious demolition of a former Jewish Community Center last year.

    To prevent such thoughtless destruction...

  • Another Jewish Landmark Faces Demolition

    By Idan Ivri

    May 12, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    Men slowly arrange scattered clothes into a makeshift tent on the front steps of 126 N. St. Louis St. A few windows in the building's powder-blue facade are broken; an old chimney stains a sliver of the north wall black.

    Today, the anonymous building is one among thousands that...

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  • Mojitos and Matzah Balls in Havana

    By Larry Luxner

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Care for an authentic Cuban mojito at the L'chaim bar? How about Israeli salad, matzah ball soup and cheese blintzes?

    They're all now on the menu at the Hotel Raquel, Cuba's first boutique hotel catering specifically to adventurous Jewish tourists.

    Richly illustrated passages from...

  • Building the Perfect Painting

    By Michael Aushenker

    September 25, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    For local artist Rebecca Levy, building a body of work literally begins with the building. "Each one is different and has a charm of its own," Levy said of her fascination with edifices from all over the world. "Rebecca Levy: A Visual Wanderer's Retrospective," a one-woman show...

  • Community Designs

    By Gaby Wenig

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Although he owns more than 11 million square feet of office space, Charles S. Cohen is not your typical New York real estate mogul.

    For one, he spends a lot of time in Los Angeles -- calling it his second home -- and it seems clear why L.A. culture appeals to him. A lifetime film...

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