David Blech, once dubbed the “King of Biotech”, failed to persuade a U.S. appeals court to throw out his four-year prison term for securities fraud on the ground that his sentencing judge was biased.
Talk about bang for your buck.
As opposed to traditional advertising, which gets channeled through media buyers and ad agencies, most of Facebook’s advertising is bought and sold directly, with the advertiser purchasing space directly from the company.
President Obama joked that he considered taking back his offer to make Jack Lew his next treasury secretary after seeing his loopy, illegible signature.
President Barack Obama plans to announce his nomination of White House chief of staff and budget expert Jack Lew as his next Treasury secretary on Thursday at an event at 1:30 p.m. ET (1330 GMT), a White House official said.
Jack Lew, the Orthodox Jew whose signature is going to be on every single dollar bill, has a pretty weird signature. And wait till you read what a handwriting expert says about it.
Israel will withhold tax revenues from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s administration until March at least in response to his statehood campaign at the United Nations, Israel’s foreign minister said.
THIS WEEK: With the release of our annual salary survey of major Jewish organizations, we discuss what the numbers mean and how we collected them.
A Rhode Island man tried to use counterfeit $100 bills, but made a drastic mistake. “Fox & Friends” reports the bills were supposed to have Benjamin Franklin’s face on them, but instead had Abraham Lincoln’s face. WHDH explains the mistake happened when the man bleached $5 bills to look like the $100 bills, but he accidentally left Lincoln’s watermark. The suspect used the bills three times at a local Target! News 12 New Jersey even had their graphics guy come up with a design, but he failed.
The other day I got a postcard. It was from a chapter of a Jewish women’s organization I fleetingly belonged to, located in another time zone. The postcard was unusual in that it was requesting donations of clothes, rather than the usual appeal for cash. But the fact that it showed up in my mailbox was not.