Business

Fortune of £13 billion makes Reuben brothers UK’s richest

By Rosa Doherty, April 25, 2016

Property and internet tycoons David and Simon Reuben are the UK's wealthiest people with a fortune of over £13 billion, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

Brothers David, 77, and Simon, 74, who are of Iraqi Jewish descent, have a collection of London property which includes Millbank Tower, the John Lewis Partnership HQ in Victoria.

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Thousands to sue Israeli ‘scam’ investment companies through London law firm

By JC Reporter, April 12, 2016

At least 2,500 people who claim to have been defrauded by binary options and forex companies – many of which operate from Israel – are being pursued through a London law firm.

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Pro-Israel group calls on Prince Charles to ditch plan to visit Iran

By Sandy Rashty, April 5, 2016

A UK lobby group has launched a petition urging Prince Charles not to visit Iran.

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Top Israeli lawyers and business people named in 'Panama' tax-haven leak

By Anshel Pfeffer, April 5, 2016

Some of the most powerful businesspeople and lawyers in Israel are among the 600 Israeli companies and 850 shareholders listed in a huge leak from a Panamanian law firm, details of which were published around the world on Sunday.

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Celebrities Vanessa Feltz and Rachel Stevens celebrate Brent Cross 40th anniversary

By Sandy Rashty, March 2, 2016

Vanessa Feltz bumped into her local rebbetzin at an event to mark Brent Cross Shopping Centre’s 40th birthday on Wednesday.

The broadcaster, from St John’s Wood, hailed the north-west London mall as a great community space where she always meets family and friends.

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There’s no boycott for Manchester City’s Arab owner

By Josh Jackman, February 25, 2016

Arab-owned Premier League club Manchester City has hired an Israeli company to design its website.

The club has sealed a deal with Tel Aviv-based Wix.com to develop its presence on the internet and social media. Signs promoting the Wix brand will be displayed at City’s Etihad Stadium during all Premier League and cup matches.

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Charity Commission will look into case of Jewish businessman who owed millions

By Sandy Rashty, December 22, 2015

The Charity Commission has announced that it will look into the case of a Jewish businessman who is to pay back just £500,000 on a £600 million debt owed to more than 30 creditors – including Jewish charities.

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Charities lose millions after businessman agrees debt deal

By Sandy Rashty, December 18, 2015

Jewish charities and individuals have lost millions of pounds as a result of a settlement on a debt owed by London Jewish businessman Moises Gertner.

The JC can reveal that Mr Gertner will settle a £600m debt owed to 31 creditors – by paying a £500,000 sum to be shared between them.

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El Al chooses Rolls-Royce engines to power its planes

By Sandy Rashty, November 9, 2015

British-built Rolls-Royce engines are to fitted to El Al planes.

The Israeli airline has chosen the UK manufacturer’s Trent 1000 engines to drive 15 of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

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Boris Johnson to play football with Arab and Jewish children while in Israel

By Naomi Firsht, November 6, 2015

London Mayor Boris Johnson will take part in a kick-about with young Arabs and Israelis, meet former president Shimon Peres and visit Yad Vashem in a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories next week.

During the three-day trade mission, starting on Monday, Mr Johnson will visit Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Ramallah.

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