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  • Israel welcomes tech-hungry Chinese investors

    May 22, 2014 | 5:41 pm

    China's purchase of a controlling stake in Israel's largest food maker reflects a broader surge in Chinese investment in an economy largely tethered to Western markets.

    The deal, announced on Thursday, gives China access to Israel's high tech expertise, cachet among consumers...

  • Miss Los Angeles Chinatown Queen dishes on her Jewish roots

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 23, 2012 | 10:25 am

    On Jan. 14, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles crowned Lauren Zhou Weinberger as the 2012 Miss Los Angeles Chinatown Queen. In the pageant’s 47-year history, Weinberger is the first queen with half-Chinese and half-European ancestry.

    Weinberger’s father is Jewish...

  • Was Roman Polanski treated unfairly?  BBC documentary says yes

    By The Web Guy

    October 10, 2008 | 11:41 pm

    “A BBC film sheds startling new light on the underage sex case against the director,” writes David Gritten in the Telegraph:

    In any list of globally famous public figures for whom it’s hard to summon sympathy, Roman Polanski would rank high. The brilliantly talented film director, who...