Diverse gathering of Jewish leaders celebrate Tu B’Shevat by setting goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 14% by 2014
The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL) announced on Monday that a group of community leaders spanning the Jewish religious and political spectrum has joined its Jewish Energy Covenant Campaign by signing the “Jewish Environment and Energy Imperative” declaration.
Rabbis from the Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Reform and Renewal movements and other communal leaders set the goal of significantly lowering greenhouse-gas emissions, advocating for energy independence and security, and reducing the Jewish community’s energy consumption 14% by 2014. The official signing ceremony at Manhattan’s 14th
Prominent hedge fund manager David Einhorn and his company, United States-based Greenlight Capital Inc., have been fined 7.2 million pounds ($11.2 million) – the second-largest fine levied on an individual by Britain’s Financial Services Authority in history – for trading on inside information. Einhorn will be required to actually pay approximately half of the penalty.
According to the financial regulator, Einhorn was alerted to the fact that the leading British pub operator, Punch Taverns PLC
Consumer electronics powerhouse Apple Inc. has purchased Anobit Technologies, an Israeli producer of flash memory technology, for $390 million. Anobit had originally been seeking anywhere from $400 to $500 million for the deal.
Located in Herzliya, Anobit has developed NAND flash memory controller technology that can improve the apparent endurance – the number of reads and writes – that flash memory can perform. The raw endurance performance of flash memory reduces dramatically with reduction in
Wiesenthal Center Urges World Leaders to Use Holocaust Memorial Day to Condemn Tehran's Horrific Campaign
Following protests from the Simon Wiesenthal Center, YouTube removed a series of ten animated anti-Semitic and Holocaust Denial clips, saying that they were in violation of the video site’s policy prohibiting hate speech. The videos are animated versions of the notorious Iranian book from 2008 that in its preface, seeks to “denounce the conspicuous lie of the ‘planed [sic] murder of 6 million
With more than 100 products introduced at the CES Unveiled event Sunday night, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced that the 2012 International CES, which started on Tuesday, will be the association’s second largest show in history. Every Major Tech Company at CES as Innovations Abound The 1.851 million net square feet of show floor will open tomorrow, as more than 2,700 companies debut the next generation of innovative products across all sectors of the consumer electronics industry. The 2011 show