Did Jewish Agency sponsor New Israel Fund event in NY?

NEW YORK – An event to be held this week at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, “Love, Hate and the Jewish State 4.0: Airing the Dirty Laundry,” is being sponsored by various organizations. The question of whether the Jewish Agency is among them is one that is apparently up for debate.“Love, Hate and the Jewish State” is a highly successful program that engages young people in a serious discussion of the complexities of Israeli society,” Rabbi David Rosenn, chief operating officer Read more [...]

Listed Private Equity Sees Boost As Discounts Narrow

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Listed private equity companies are looking forward to renewed shareholder interest as the discount between their share price and the net asset value of their underlying portfolio companies to narrow.

Some 80% of investors identified narrowing discounts as a reason to but shares in listed private equity companies in a recent study carried out …

House Hunt: Newly-Listed Capitola Homes Stay Cheap

If you're looking for a home freshly on the market in Capitola, Soquel or Live Oak, Capitola-Soquel Patch on a Thursday is the place the be.  The average price in the area of these newly-listed homes is $652,589, up slightly from $628,145 last week. The cheapest area to buy in of these new listings is Capitola, at an average price of $413,125. Meanwhile, the most expensive area is the Twin Lakes neighborhood of Live Oak, at an average price of $1,096,750. Se the list below and get to house Read more [...]

HG 240 (Indiana Downs Stake)

EmailTonight's HandiGambling 240 exercise is the sixth race from Indiana Downs, The Girls, Incorporated, of Shelbyville, Shelby County Stakes for fillies and mares at one mile on the grass.    Remember that you have a mythical $100 with which to wager on the race, and the entrant with the highest money total will receive a "Monthly Enhanced 60-Card Past Performance Plan."   Anyone going over the $100 limit will be disqualified.   Please post your plays and analysis to the blog.   Please Read more [...]

Peterborough United release listed winger Arron Davies

Davies came off the bench 12 times in 28 Posh appearances Peterborough United have released transfer-listed midfielder Arron Davies by mutual consent. The 27-year-old, who had 12 months remaining on his contract, was signed by former Peterborough manager Gary Johnson last summer. He made 16 starts while at London Road, but was made available for transfer by current boss Darren Ferguson after Posh secured promotion to Read more [...]

Urban Extension thwarts mobile mast plan

PLANS to develop listed military buildings along with 4,500 new houses in Aldershot have put paid to plans to install a new mobile phone mast at the top of Hospital Hill. The victory for buildings conservation experts comes as people will have the chance this weekend to get an early glimpse of what Aldershot may look like after the town’s urban extension is built. A combined bid by mobile operators O2 and Vodafone to install a new 40-foot high mobile phone mast in Pennefathers Road, Aldershot, Read more [...]

Lake Murray July 4th Music Fest & Fireworks

(Mission Times Courier, San Diego, CA) - As this issue is getting ready to go to press, we continue to wait for decisions to be made by various governmental agencies, including the City of San Diego, regarding the fireworks display over Lake Murray on July 4th.We faced many expected and some unexpected issues with the State of California and the City of San Diego. Although we were able to satisfy most of the requests/demands made by various departments, we remain in limbo as this goes Read more [...]

Brighton Pier put up for sale

One of Britain's most famous seaside attractions, Brighton Pier, has been put up for sale for the first time in more than 25 years.Its owner, Noble Group, has not revealed a guide price for the Grade II*-listed landmark but the company handling its sale, GVA Humberts Leisure, reported strong interest from potential buyers.Noble, which has owned the structure since 1984, has invested £35m in the 112-year-old pier, formerly known as the Palace Pier.Brighton Pier is regarded as one of Britain's Read more [...]