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Adelson takes another chunk of Israeli media

By Anshel Pfeffer, April 10, 2014

This week, Ma’ariv, once the most popular newspaper in Israel, got its fifth owner in less than four years when it was bought by Jerusalem Post owner Eli Azur for NIS 4 million (£700,000).

Mr Azur was taking advantage of a fire-sale of the media assets of UK-born businessman Shlomo Ben Zvi, whose firm owed NIS 3.5 million (£600,000) to creditors and employees.

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Top job for former synagogue chairman

By Marcus Dysch, October 17, 2013

A former synagogue chairman is to take over as the head of one of Britain’s biggest fund management businesses.

Mark Barnett will lead Invesco Perpetual’s UK Equities division. He joined the company in 1996 and specialises in equity income investments.

Now based in Henley-on-Thames, Mr Barnett is a former chairman of both Brondesbury Park Synagogue and the Saatchi Shul.

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On trend for New Year

By Tamara Corin, August 26, 2013

Rosh Hashanah has always been a time in the Jewish calendar where we seem to justify going out and spending a small fortune on our synagogue outfits, be it for ourselves or our children.

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Algae - it has real appeal, financially

By Candice Krieger, March 29, 2013

An Israeli kibbutz located north of Eilat is not alone in seeing the potential of one of its products. Its Algatechnologies business, which commercially cultivates microalgae to supply one of the world’s most powerful antioxidants available for human consumption (astaxanthin), has been bought by a leading UK investment firm.

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