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  • New York real estate magnate Charles Cohen builds a movie studio

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 20, 2015 | 12:55 pm

    Charles Cohen, the New York real-estate mogul, is sitting quietly in his massive corner office at the Pacific Design Center (PDC), the landmark red-blue-green triptych of West Hollywood buildings he owns, when his two top executives burst in to deliver their morning report. 

  • Netanyahu, Rouhani due at Davos meeting

    January 10, 2014 | 10:48 am

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will both attend the World Economic Forum in the Swiss resort of Davos this month, the organizers told Reuters on Friday.

    Asked about their attendance, a spokeswoman for the forum said: "Yes, it's...

  • Peres, Abbas call for peace at World Economic Forum

    May 27, 2013 | 12:30 pm

    Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called for peace at the World Economic Forum in Jordan.

    Peres in his address Sunday evening said, “I am here to express the hope and desire of the Israeli people to bring an end to the conflict and a...

  • Global unity or chaos: Special report from the World Economic Forum!

    September 6, 2011 | 11:38 am

    I have returned to Switzerland this week as the Rabbinic Representative to join global partners and interfaith leaders at the World Economic Forum. Here, we continue to plan the annual gathering in Davos this winter and to think-tank the greatest moral, economic, and political issues...

  • A life without limbs, a life without limits: Special Report from the World Economic Forum

    January 27, 2011 | 3:54 pm

    In this exciting conversation in the snowy Alps, where does a humble man with no arms or legs fit into this conversation about speed, power, innovation, wealth, and the global future?

    Today, I had the great privilege of introducing Nick Vujicic, the founder of Life Without Limbs,...

  • Dateline Davos: Israelis and Palestinians make their voices heard

    By Stephanie L. Freid

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    "Each one of us needs to understand our power and our responsibility, and take action by asking: What am I willing to do to end the conflict?" That statement was made in a video clip featuring young Palestinians and Israelis presented at the World Economic Conference in Davos,...