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Edgar Bronfman

Billionaire Devoted To Jewish Survival Dies At 84

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 12.24.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Billionaire industrialist Edgar Bronfman Sr., who gave generously to Jewish philanthropy from his share of the Seagram Co.’s fortune, focused ...

Will Anyone Fill Bronfman's Chair?

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Bronfman, in his role as President of the Samuel Bronfman Foundation, also gave generously to Jewish causes. It is unlikely that anyone will ever support such a broad range of Jewish organizations and causes ever again.

Edgar Bronfman -- Our Moses of the 20th Century

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

"Edgar was deeply committed to making Judaism relevant to all those who were seeking it. He sought to build a big tent, open for vigorous debate, impassioned questioning, and full of joy."

The Bronfmans' New Haggadah

Tom Teicholz | Posted 05.25.2013 | Religion
Tom Teicholz

For Passover this year, Rizzoli has just released The Bronfman Haggadah, written by the businessman, philanthropist and Jewish community leader Edgar Bronfman Sr., illustrated by artist Jan Aronson, who is also Bronfman's wife.

New Haggadah Options In Time For Passover

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.22.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

The 21st century has seen a seismic shift from the rather bland (and free) Maxwell House Haggadah to more creative versions. And that transition has afforded many Jewish families some poetic liberties with the seder script.

Charles And Bonnie Bronfman Throw Most Awkward Party Ever?

nytimes.com | GERALDINE FABRIKANT | Posted 07.14.2011 | Divorce

CHARLES Bronfman and his wife, Bonnie, are inviting 100 of their friends to an elegant evening of cocktails for what they hope will be a once-in-a-lif...

Peacemaking Demands Peacemakers

Edgar M. Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Edgar M. Bronfman

For the Palestinians, there is still no real leadership, no one who speaks for all of them, and no one who can get them the state they so desperately want. This must change.

The Regional Economics of Peace

Edgar M. Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Edgar M. Bronfman

Palestinians are going to require a regional approach. The Arab world needs to play a much larger role than it has, primarily as an import market and as a positive influence on the overall regional business environment.

Economic Self-Interest for Peace

Edgar M. Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Edgar M. Bronfman

With the Gaza Strip still under Hamas rule, potential investors in the Palestinian Authority - the Arab states and international community - need to focus on improving conditions in the West Bank.

Media Elite Turn Out For Graydon Carter's Tony Blair Interview At MoMA (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tuesday night, Tony Blair answered questions from Vanity Fair's Graydon Carter at an A-list event at New York's Museum of Modern Art. The two discusse...

A Real Two-State Solution

Edgar M. Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Edgar M. Bronfman

A lasting two-state solution requires two credible partners, and not just one side -- Israel -- taking superficial steps simply to placate world opinion.

Realism and Leverage for Engaging Iran

Edgar M. Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Edgar M. Bronfman

Engagement through new diplomatic avenues, like Obama's video to Iran, is worthwhile, but we must not lose sight of the challenge Iran still poses.

Bronfman: Incompetent Or Misunderstood?

New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For a brief, shining moment, Edgar Bronfman Jr. had redeemed himself. It was 2006, and Mr. Bronfman, the bearded scion of the Seagrams, seemed to hav...

Bronfman Flips Fifth Avenue Apartment

New York Times | Dealbook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Private equity bosses are constantly fighting off criticism that they are "flippers," buying companies and quickly selling them for a profit without a...

Mogul War

New York Post | PETER LAURIA and PAUL THARP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After weeks of trading jabs in the press and in legal filings, Liberty Media Corp. Chairman John Malone delivered a potential knockout punch late last...

Warner Music To Mobile Biz: Help, Please!

Silicon Valley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Our fellow blog pundits are having a laugh at Warner Music Group's Edgar Bronfman Jr. today, based on a speech he delivered yesterday at a wireless co...