Billionaire Saban Helps Raise $29 Million for Israeli Troops
Haim Saban has spent a lot of time on the stage of the Beverly Hilton ballroom. For 13 years, the CEO of Saban Capital Group has “schnorred” guests, as he puts it, on behalf of the Israel Defense Forces, emptying their pockets of more than $250 million while he and his wife have given $55 million of their own. He’s done this by calling on friends to stand up at their seats and publicly announce the amount of their gifts. One year, the haul was $31 million, then $37.1 million, with Saban pitching in to bring the total to $38 million. Last year — which was his swan song — it was $60 million.
Conference of European Rabbis stages annual technology awards event under candlelight at Bevis Marks Synagogue
It was a case of old world meets new world as the Conference of European Rabbis held their awards ceremony for their Annual Internet Entrepreneurs Competition at the beautiful Bevis Marks Synagogue. The event, held last year in Paris, aims to recognise innovative new technological and entrepreneurial talent from across the world, which embraces the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam.
Start-up which improves IVF success rates wins tech prize from European Rabbis
An organisation of European rabbis has awarded its annual technology prize to an Israeli start-up that uses Artificial Intelligence and big data to improve couples’ success rates for IVF. The prize was awarded by the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) to Yael Zamir, the chief executive of Embryonics, at a ceremony in Bevis Marks Synagogue in London on Wednesday night.
Die Ehrung geht an eine Entwicklung, die jährlich die Tötung von acht Milliarden Küken verhindern könnte
Die Konferenz der Europäischen Rabbiner (CER) hat drei Jungunternehmer mit einem Technologiepreis ausgezeichnet. Die mit insgesamt 62.000 Euro dotierte Ehrung wurde am Mittwochabend in London verliehen. Mit dem »Annual Internet Entrepreneurs Competition Award« fördert die CER jährlich »eine neue Generation von Jungunternehmern im Bereich Internet und digitale Start-ups, die mit ihren Entwicklungen auch altruistische Motive verfolgen