Israel’s chief rabbis called on the public to say special prayers due to the lack of rain.
A former hotel security guard pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge for defacing a Jewish school’s Torah scroll and prayer books.
A German hotel apologized after running an ad for a “long, romantic Kristall-Nacht,” to be held on the anniversary of the Nazi pogrom against Jews and their institutions.
Penny Pritzker has solid business credentials and was a supporter of Barack Obama before most of us knew his name. So why did it take her so long to get a cabinet job?
Hotel workers asked reform Jewry to consider endorsing a boycott of Hyatt over its treatment of workers. But the costs of breaking contracts were deemed too high.
The Three Gorges Hotel and the passenger terminal of Chongqing Port were toppled in controlled explosions in Chongqing, southwest China. The 32-storey landmark passenger terminal and the hotel, which face the city’s Chaotianmen Square, were demolished by directional blasting on Thursday. A new building with complex functions of transportation hub, tourism, trade and business will be built as an improving project of Chaotianmen area.
A Muslim hotel owner in Southern California condemned anti-Semitism and agreed to donate money to two pro-Israel groups in order to head off a protest rally.
Prince Harry has hit the headlines after being pictured playing ‘strip billiards’ with two naked women inside a Las Vegas hotel room. The Prince is renowned for his party reputation and appears to be successfully keeping the British end up while on his trip to North America and the Caribbean. The photos from website TMZ have attracted a mixed reaction from the public, with some believing that what goes on behind closed doors is private, while others expressing their view that it represented poor judgment on Harry’s part. This isn’t the first time the Prince has courted controversy however. The party Prince has admitted to smoking cannabis before and has been pictured on numerous nights out on the town, including most controversy while dressed in Nazi uniform back in 2004.
The young leadership division of the charitable group “Friends of the IDF” (FIDF) scheduled a pool party for their members in July 2010 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Santa Monica, California. But Pakistani Muslim, hotel owner Tehmina Adaya cancelled the event on the spot, after learning that the organization was a Jewish, pro-Israel group. The group’s guests were refused access to the pool and Adaya was heard saying, “get the f’ing (expletive) Jews out of the pool!” Eighteen of the attending FIDF members sued for discrimination. After a 3-week trial and grueling deliberation period, Adaya was found guilty on all charges.
We’re here at the King David Hotel where Mitt Romney is holding a fundraising event. Couples inside are paying USD 50000 to hear the Republican Presidential the most important person inside is Sheldon Adelson, the American-Jewish businessman who has donated millions of dollars to bankroll Romney’s campaign. The billionaire casino owner known for his right wing views on Israel brought some of his high-rolling friends to the Romney fundraiser…like New York Jets owner Woody Johnson. The intimate breakfast for about two dozen supporters reportedly raised USD 1 million for the governor’s campaign… Not surprisingly, many in this crowd feel Romney’s success as a business man make him qualified to sit in the White House. American Shmuel Wasserman is an Israeli-based venture capitalist. Romney’s business smarts appeal to these American voters more than usual given the economic challenges facing America. But they also see it as a sign of authenticity and pragmatism they say is lacking today… Romney consistently delivered a promise of unwavering support for Israel during his trip, culminating in a speech he gave overlooking Jerusalem’s old city. President Obama was not directly criticized, but jabs were there between the lines… On how to cope with what the West fears is Iran’s nuclear weapons program, Romney took a strong stand a day after his top adviser indicated the governor would back a unilateral Israeli strike on Tehran to stop the program if necessary… Romney’s …