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  • New Doheny Meats owner explains his purchase of scandal-ridden store

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 3, 2013 | 3:49 pm

    Shlomo Rechnitz, a prominent local businessman and philanthropist, has purchased Doheny Glatt Kosher Meat Market, the scandal-plagued kosher meat retailer and distributor.

    Rechnitz, who co-founded TwinMed, a large medical supply firm, and owns a number of other businesses,...

  • What the Rabbi Taught Starbucks

    November 21, 2011 | 11:35 am

    I grew up in federally subsidized housing in Brooklyn. I was part of a generation of families that dreamed about the American dream. My dad had a series of blue-collar jobs. An uneducated man, he was kind of beaten by the system. He was a World War II veteran who had great...

  • Rabbi Nosson Tsvi Finkel, head of MIr Yeshiva, dies at 68

    November 9, 2011 | 1:34 pm

    More than 100,000 people attended the funeral of Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel, the head of the Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

    Finkel died Tuesday of a heart attack at the age of 68 and was buried the same day. He also had Parkinson’s disease.

    The Chicago native was descended from a line of...