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A New Power Rangers Reboot Is In The Works

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.08.2014 | Entertainment

The Power Rangers are back! Power Rangers creator Haim Saban and Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer announced May 7 that they would produce a new live actio...

The Blind Alley of J Street and Liberal American Zionism

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

What does J Street's motto "Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace" really mean? That question calls for grasping the context of Zionism among Jews in the United States -- aspects of history, largely obscured and left to archives, that can shed light on J Street's current political role.

Hillary Clinton Is Running For President, David Remnick Claims

The New Yorker | David Remnick | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

Hillary Clinton is running for President. And the Israeli political class is a full-blown train wreck. These are two conclusions, for whatever they ar...

Haim Saban Sanitizes Obama's Record on Israel

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Rather than creating rifts in the Jewish community or offering a blanket endorsement for President Obama's Middle-East policies, it might be wiser for Mr. Saban to speak to his friend the president about our community's reservations about his record.

Paul Blumenthal

New Names Among 100-Plus Super PAC Mega-Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PACs had their biggest fundraising month ever in June when they raised a combined total exceeding $54 million. In total, super PAC...

The Saban Free Clinic Benefit a Huge Success

Jay Weston | Posted 09.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The annual benefit, called Extravaganza for the Senses, features 40 restaurants and 60 wine-and-spirit companies. I will touch upon some of the highlights.

Jason Linkins

Reports That Obama Had Alienated Jewish Donors With 'Arab Spring' Speech Seem To Have Been Exaggerated

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

The conventional wisdom in DC was that President Barack Obama was putting the support of Jewish donors at risk with his "Arab Spring" speech, if only ...

Los Angeles Power Couples: The Essential List (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.06.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles loves its stars -- and if they come in pairs, all the better. But this list doesn't focus on couples like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie; in...

Son Of Berkshire Billionaire Battles George Soros On California Ballot

Bloomberg News | Chistopher Palmeri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Charles Munger Jr., son of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s Charles Munger, is battling billionaire George Soros, unions and Democrati...

2 Plead Guilty In Seattle To Massive Tax Scheme

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEATTLE — Two Seattle-area men pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges stemming from an illegal tax shelter that enabled wealthy clients &ndash...

'Power Rangers' Coming To Nickelodeon, Haim Saban Buys Franchise From Disney

The Wrap | Daniel Frankel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Saban has selected Nickelodeon as his television partner, with the "Power Rangers" moving onto the kids channel for its 18th season starting....

The Sound of Service: It's Time to Bring MusicianCorps to LA

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Greenblatt

I attended a briefing this past week that still has me glowing with inspiration. It was a reminder of the miraculous potential of service and the raw power of music.

Brookings Loses Bid on Orszag but Takes Kagan From Carnegie

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Word has just reached us that Robert Kagan -- one of the top tier serious intellectuals among neoconservatives, and currently Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace -- is moving his franchise over to Brookings.

'Raging Battle' At New Yorker Over Haim Saban Profile

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A raging battle continued down to the last moment before deadline on Friday at the New Yorker over the contents of a magnum opus by veteran writer Con...

Haim Saban Backs Lions Gate In Asian Venture

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. said Monday it is forming a joint venture with a private investment group to expand its pa...

PHOTOS: The 10 Wealthiest Angelenos

LABJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via the Los Angeles Business Journal, many of LA's wealthiest residents who suffered enormous blows to their bank accounts due to recent economic tumu...

LA's WINNERS & LOSERS Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A round-up of the big winners and losers from around the City and State. Be sure to vote for this weeks big winner, and then check out this week's LA ...

A Channel to Cheer For...

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

The Cheer Channel, which launched online May 14, may quickly find a digital home in select cable systems around the country and on satellite.

Haim Saban Gives Big To Meg Whitman's Campaign

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Haim Saban, the force behind the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and a major Democratic campaign donor, has donated the maximum allowable under state law...

LA Billionaires Still Throw Millions At Bill Clinton

LA Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Former president Bill Clinton hasn't lost the golden touch when it comes to raising big money in Los Angeles. In 2009, The William J. Clinton Found...

Haim Saban Sued By Former Lawyer Over Illegal Tax Shelter

New York Times | Michael Cieply | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on Tuesday, a former lawyer for the media entrepreneur Haim Saban accused Mr. Saban of trying to misappropriate $36 ...

Sun Valley Media Conference Photos: Mogulmania Day 1! (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The annual Allen & Company summer media conference kicked off in Sun Valley, Idaho Tuesday night and by Wednesday morning the attendees were decked ou...

Tax Haven Scam: Quellos Group Charged With $1.3B Fraud

Los Angeles Times | Kim Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reporting from Seattle -- Two principals of defunct Seattle investment management firm Quellos Group and a Los Angeles lawyer were indicted in a tax s...

L.A.'s Billionaires Lost Big Last Year (SLIDESHOW)

Los Angeles Business Journal Online | LABJ STAFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Los Angeles may have famously gorgeous weather, but the economic climate is far from bright. The Los Angeles Business Journal reports that the 50 rich...

Ryan Grim

Pelosi Denies Being Threatened By Funder Over Harman

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) denied Tuesday that a Democratic donor, Haim Saban, threatened to withhold campaign contributions if Pelosi woul...