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Oracle’s Larry Ellison remains the world’s wealthiest Jew, placing fifth on Forbes magazine’s annual world billionaires list for 2014.
Meanwhile, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg (ranked at No. 21) was the “biggest dollar gainer” on the list, with his fortune jumping $15.2 billion, to...
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President Obama for the second straight year was named the world's most powerful person by Forbes magazine, which placed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 23rd on the list.
The list includes 71 individuals -- one for every 100 million people on the planet.
August 23, 2012 | 10:18 am
Jill Abramson, the executive editor of The New York Times and first woman to lead the paper, was named the fifth most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine.
Abramson was ahead of first lady Michelle Obama, who was ranked seventh, and below philanthropist Melinda Gates and...
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Oracle founder Larry Ellison is the highest Jewish person ranked on Forbes magazine’s annual list of world billionaires, coming in at sixth with $28 billion.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was the next Jewish person at 17th, with $16 billion, followed by Google co-founders Sergey...
October 8, 2010 | 10:28 am
A Jewish CEO was named the second most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine.
Several other Jewish women also joined Irene Rosenfeld, CEO and chairman of Kraft Foods Inc., on the 2010 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list released Wednesday.
Rosenfeld was second to U.S....