âï¸ In the Courts: Jury selection for the trial of Lev Parnas, an associate of former President Donald Trump who faces campaign finance charges, has begun yesterday.
ð¨ââï¸ Second chance: A judge in texas advised that a Jewish inmate on death row is granted a new trial after the accused alleged that the judge at his first trial made anti-Semitic and racist comments.
?? False parallels: A Republican member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives is refusing calls for apologies for a Facebook post in which she compared state governor Ned Lamont to Hitler over the state’s vaccination warrants.
?? New store: Veterans of the Trump administration, including former national security adviser Robert O’Brien, open to an international business consulting firm that will advise countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, including Israel.
?? Dinner time: The New York TimesList of the 50 best restaurants of 2021 understand Philadelphia hotspots Korshak Bagels and Laser Wolf, the latter owned by Mike Solomonov.
?? Police blotter: 23-year-old Jew was shot with a BB rifle and slightly injured in Brooklyn on Monday night.
?? Campus beat: Rebecca Blank, Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison had been named President of Northwestern University, effective next summer.
?? Cutting room floor: HBO Max altered parts of an episode of his “Generation Hustle” series that spotlighted WeWork founder Adam Neumann after his attorneys alleged that the series used “false implications” of Neumann.
ð½ï¸ On demand: Jerusalem Cinematheque starts an English-language streaming service from the Israel Film Archive.
?? Big deal: Hungarian data company 4iG will pass $ 68 million for a majority share of Israeli satellite operator Spacecom.
?? Raise the dough: Israeli cybersecurity startup Wiz announcement he had raised $ 250 million in private funding, valuing the company at $ 6 billion.
?? Booming trade: Israeli AI chipmaker Hailo raised $ 136 million, valued at $ 1 billion, making the startup a unicorn.
?? Commercial Eve : Russian company Yandex announcement it will acquire the Israeli scooter company Wind.
?? Traffic camera: Cousin of Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad, Ali Makhlouf, whose father is on several American sanctions lists, has been spotted driving a $ 300,000 Ferrari in Beverly Hills.
?? Big mistake: Local leaders of the German Protestant Church sentenced the decision to bury a neo-Nazi in an empty plot officially containing Jewish remains.
â¢ï¸ Warning: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett called on the UN Security Council to hold Iran accountable for escalating its nuclear program.
â¡ï¸ Race to watch: Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni is would have considered candidate for the post of president of the Jewish Agency, after Intelligence Minister Elazar Stern dropped out of the race following an outcry over his remark that as an IDF commander he had shredded anonymous complaints from sexual harassment.
?? Shots fired: Israeli Ambassador to the United States and the UN Gilad Erdan accused Ben & Jerry’s co-founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield to “help anti-Semites,” following an interview in which the duo defended the ice cream company’s decision to end sales in the West Bank.
?? Diplomatic quagmire: Israeli Justice Minister Gideon Saar declared that Israel will block the US push to reopen its mission to the Palestinians in East Jerusalem.
?? Departure: White House Secretary of Staff Jessica Hertz goes away his post after less than a year.
ð¯ï¸ Remember : Emmy Award-winning television producer Arnie Reisman, who appeared on the NPR quiz show “Says You,” deceased to 79.