Closing Israeli stores was “the right decision for our business,” says the company.
Starbucks Corp. still has no plans to reopen Israeli branches of the famed coffee shop, but the company announced Tuesday that it will open its first South African chain next year in Johannesburg through Taste Holdings Ltd. A few stores already operate in Cairo and Casablanca, Morocco, but this will be their first attempt to break into South Africa’s coffee market.
Right wing condemns Iran nuclear deal, left wing praises it.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and several rightwing American Jewish organizations today condemned the nuclear deal announced between the United States and Iran. Some reacted with cautious skepticism, but leftwing Jewish groups in the U.S. praised the agreement.
Tel Aviv — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decried an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program hundreds of times — most notably in a March speech to a joint session of Congress. Now that the agreement is signed, experts say Netanyahu has one way left to block it: Go to Congress again and persuade it to reject the deal.
The actress, who hails from Rosh HaAyin, was ecstatic when a fan asked a question in her native language.
As the largest entertainment and comic convention in the world, San Diego Comi-Con is full of surprises: elaborate character costumes worn by dedicated fans, exclusive clips from upcoming movies and shows, and revealing interviews with their stars. But at Entertainment Weekly’s “Women Who Kick Ass” panel featuring Gwendoline Christie (“Game of Thrones”), Hayley Atwell (“Agent Carter”), Jenna Coleman (“Doctor Who”), Kathy Bates (“American Horror Story”), and Gal Gadot (“Wonder Woman”), one fan’s question for Gadot surprised many more than her answer.