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Jewish Billionaires Have Joint Worth of $812 Billion

From JTA on 4/18/2013 at 10:20 AM

Categories: Finance, World

Jewish Billionaires Have Joint Worth of $812 Billion

The 165 Jewish billionaires around the world have $812 billion in joint wealth, Forbes Israel reported. The Hebrew magazine released its Jewish billionaires list on Thursday. The richest Jew in the world is Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, with a net worth of $43 billion, according to Forbes, up $7 billion from last year. Ellison was fifth on the Forbes 2013 world billionaires list. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is in second place with $27 billion, up $5 billion from 2012. He appeared 13th on the world list. …More

Google Donating NY Office Space to Cornell-Technion School

From JTA on 5/23/2012 at 10:25 AM

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Google Donating NY Office Space to Cornell-Technion School

Google will donate office space to the new applied science graduate school of Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Google CEO Larry Page and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the partnership Monday at a news conference at the company's New York headquarters. Officials from Cornell and the Haifa-based Technion were on hand. The high-tech firm will be providing 22,000 square feet of space in a temporary arrangement designed to help the school fulfill its promise of beginning …More

The Jewish Billionaires of Forbes

By Jspace Staff on 3/14/2012 at 4:26 PM

Categories: World, Business, Finance

The Jewish Billionaires of Forbes

Click here to check out the new Jspace News! Twenty-five years ago, Forbes began to pursue the world’s billionaires. The magazine’s annual list netted a record 1,226 billionaires this year, worth a total of $4.6 trillion. Because Bubbe has been ragging you to marry up, Jspace has profiled the 17 Jews of Forbes’ list worth more than $10 billion. Larry Ellison: Net Worth $36 Billion College dropout Larry Ellison is the co-founder and CEO of Oracle, one of the world’s leading enterprise …More

Google Execs' Offer to Buy Hangar One Still Hanging

By Jspace Staff on 12/13/2011 at 3:33 PM

Categories: United States, Travel

Google Execs' Offer to Buy Hangar One Still Hanging

Google’s top three executives have made an offer to buy Hangar One, NASA’s iconic Moffett Field air base in Mountain View, California. Though their jointly owned company H211, which manages the trio’s fleet of jets, Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt agreed to pay the $33 million price tag in full if they could park their eight private jets in the hangar after the renovations are complete. H211 made the proposal back in September. As part of the proffered deal, NASA would retain ownership …More

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Jewish Community Remembers Steve Jobs (VIDEO)

By Jspace Staff on 10/6/2011 at 12:26 PM

Categories: Culture, Business, United States

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs passed away Wednesday at the age of 56 due to complications from pancreatic cancer. Many Jewish luminaries issued statements about Jobs, who revolutionized the way technology is used today, from personal computers to cell phones. In the wake of his death, Jobs was mourned by former competitors and friends alike. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, wrote, “Steve, thank you for being a mentor and a friend. Thanks for showing that what you build can change the world. I will miss …More