If confirmed, Fischer would join Janet Yellen--the third Jewish economist to hold the top spot--at the helm of the Fed.
A Dutch financial body has announced it will no longer work with Israeli banks, citing the Jewish state’s presence in the West Bank as reason.
The German Foreign Ministry pledged about $422,000 in seed funds for the preservation of an historic synagogue in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
The international financial services and credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s affirmed Israel’s international credit rating as positive with an A+ score.
The Obama administration will continue to block Iran’s access to the dollar, its top sanctions official said amid speculation to the contrary.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently released its list of the most philanthropic Americans of 2013, and nearly half the names on the ranking were Jewish.
Tinder CEO Jake Bronstein’s newest Kickstarter project met its $25,000 goal in a mere 10 hours.
The head of one of the world’s most lucrative financial firms says the support of the Jewish community was the key to his success.
The Bank of Israel released a commemorative coin to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Yad Vashem.
Sheldon Adelson topped Forbes’ annual list of the biggest wealth gainers for 2013.