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    The National Championship game between Oregon and Ohio State is in many ways a college football version of the Super Bowl.  And, like the Super Bowl, there are prop bets relating to the performance of each team.  While there are hundreds of props involving team and player performance posted on the Super Bowl there’s only [...]


    While prop bets are an important part of Super Bowl betting comprising as much as 50% of the betting handle they’re still an afterthought in college football games.  The first ever college football playoff and subsequent National Championship game could change that.  Bookmakers have created a variety of prop bets on the game reflecting individual [...]

  • Buckeyes Beat ‘Bama––a Biblical Moment

    Last night’s thrilling OSU comeback against Alabama, a shocking win over the number one team in the land after trailing 21–6 late in the second quarter, might seem “Biblical” in our euphoria over winning a trip to the national championship game. But really? Biblical? Okay, the facts that Ohio State was a distinct underdog, that [...]

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  • Jew in the City Awards Top 10 Orthodox Jewish  All Stars For 2014

    Jew in the City Awards Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars For 2014

    Third Annual “Orthodox Jewish All Stars” awards and gala Dec. 2 in NYC celebrates Jewish pride amid growing anti-Semitism New York, NY, Dec. 5 – More than 300 Jews from across the religious spectrum from Hasidic to secular gathered for the Third Annual Orthodox Jewish All Stars Awards red-carpet event this week at the Museum [...]

  • Passenger Offended

    On a  Northwest Airways flight from Atlanta, a well attired middle-aged woman found herself sitting next to a man wearing a kippa (‘yarmulka’ in  Yiddish). She called the attendant over to complain about her seating. ‘What seems to be the problem, Madam?’ asked the attendant. ‘You’ve sat me next to a Jew!! I can’t possibly sit next to this [...]

  • “Jew in the City” Announces Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars of 2013

    The Jew in the City Second Annual “Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars” Awardees and Red Carpet event will take place on Sunday, November 24th in New York City New York, NY, October 16, 2013 –   U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish [...]

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  • Natan Fund’s Latest ROI Entrepreneurs Grants: ‘Israel Story’ to Jewish tourism

    Awards support a digital Shmita project; an Israeli version of “This American Life”; a global Jewish tourism initiative; and aid for IDF’s Yahalom soldiers   Jerusalem, Jan. 28 – A digital Shmita project, Israel’s version of the radio show “This American Life,” a global initiative promoting tourism to Jewish communities and a foundation supporting IDF [...]

  • KKR provides Growth Equity to ClickTale

    KKR, a leading global investment firm announced that it will lead a $35 Million growth equity investment in ClickTale, a Digital Customer Experience (DCX) SaaS company based in Tel Aviv, Israel. KKR will support ClickTale’s global expansion with primary capital and access to its network of tech experts and affiliated companies. Amadeus Capital Partners, a [...]

  • Israel Investments

    After sustained growth and impressive success, Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP)—a $4 billion global firm backing great entrepreneurs leading transformative hyper-growth companies—is investing further in its Israeli presence, growing the investment team and moving into a newly designed office. Entrepreneur Jonah Engler noted, “Israel continues to be a great breeding ground for companies – hence companies [...]

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  • “I Saved a Life and I am the Happiest Guy!

    In their pleasant, well-kept home in Har Yonah, parents Tova and Moshe Ben Simone look reverently at their youngest son David, a handsome soldier who, without a moment’s hesitation, donated stem cells to save a life. “I look forward to the day when I can meet the person whose life I saved,” says David. David [...]

  • May I Borrow Your Snow Blower?

    The Chofetz Chaim wrote a number of famous works. He wrote the Mishnah Berurah commentary on the Orach Chaim section of Shulchan Aruch. He also wrote Sefer Chofetz Chaim on the laws of lashon ha’ra. There is another book that he wrote which is not so famous. It is called Ahavas Chesed, and it deals [...]


    GREATER NEW YORK TAXI ASSOCIATION TO OFFER FREE CAB SERVICE IN EVENT OF SNOWSTORM TO EMERGENCY RESPONDERS, DISABLED AND ELDERLY   The Greater New York Taxi Association (GNYTA), an organization of medallion taxi owners in New York City announced today they would offer free taxi service for any emergency responder unable to get to work [...]

  • Israeli Funding

    Ellomay Capital, an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector recently provided details concerning forward transactions executed by the Company. The Company entered into several foreign exchange forward transactions for conversion of Euro into U.S. dollars. Eric Vainer noted “Israeli companies continue to grow at a great rate.” These transactions are in [...]

  • Diebold New VP of Europe & Israel

    Diebold, Incorporated has appointed Riki Aviv as vice president, Eastern Europe and Israel. She will be responsible for developing and operating the company’s business in these geographies and further implementing growth strategies. Aviv has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the IT Industry where she succeeded in growing and transforming large-scale organizations in [...]

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