The Lounge: April 17,2018

The 10th annual Run & Remember Race was held last Friday in Savyon in memory of Sgt. Omer (Nino) Hay, who was killed in Operation Protective Edge in 2014.

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FROM LEFT, Hemda Brown, Doron and Didi Almog.

FROM LEFT, Hemda Brown, Doron and Didi Almog.. (photo credit: AVIV CHOFI)


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1. Pitbull
Eliran Bardugo, the owner of Bardugo Event Production, held an event at the Monte Carlo Sporting Club in Monaco for an American investment company on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.

About 500 business people from all over the world attended the gala dinner, the theme of which was “The Royal Jungle.”

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The five-course dinner was followed by performances by internationally known artists such as the famous rapper Pitbull.

2. Zim Centers Group
Rani Zim, the controlling shareholder of Zim Centers Group, which issued shares worth NIS 60 million last month, recently attended a festive ceremony to officially open trading of Rani Zim Shopping Centers shares on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE).

The company deals in the development, construction and management of commercial projects in Israel located mainly in the periphery. Among the attendees: Zim’s wife Lilach and two of their children (Shawn and Tal); Ittai Ben-Zeev, CEO of the TASE; Amnon Neubach TASE chairman of the board; Oded Dolinsky, CFO of Rani Zim Shopping Centers; Yoav Kaplan, deputy CEO and VP Business Development.

3. Rotem Rosen
Rotem Rosen, an Israeli real estate mogul in New York, was invited last Sunday by his friend, Ari Emanuel, who’s known as the ‘king’ of American show business and co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor (WME), to the UFC final fight in New York. Ari also happens to be the brother of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former senior Obama administration official.

4. Sheba Medical
Moti and Rinat Kozahinof hosted an event on Friday morning for the Young Friends Association of the Sheba Medical Center. The brunch meeting was held in the Beresheet Bavli Tower, the Kozahinof family’s real estate project, and was catered by Tal Chovesh, of Pepper Productions. Sheba Director-General Prof. Yitzhak Kreiss briefed the guests on hospital activities and plans for the future. Participants included: Yoram Klein, director of the Trauma Department; Gal Raz, director of the Internship TV Series, which was filmed in the hospital; Galia Maor, chair of the Friends Association; Vered Grinboim, director of the Friends of Sheba; Shuki Schwartz; Roey Kahana; Inbal Kreiss; and Shmuel Frenkel.

5. Run & Remember
The 10th annual Run & Remember Race was held last Friday in Savyon in memory of Sgt. Omer (Nino) Hay, who was killed in Operation Protective Edge in 2014. The race was organized by the Tikvah organization, whose mission is to rehabilitate wounded IDF soldiers and victims of terror through sports. The importers of the Saucony brand name to Israel – Yuval and Hemda Brown – donated NIS150,000 to cover the cost of the race. Retired Maj. Gen. Doron Almog, who arrived with his wife Didi, launched the 5-km race in which 1,200 runners ran.

Translated by Hannah Hochner.

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