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Applause: Lawyers pitch in with landscaping, organizing

Members of the law firm Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) rolled up their sleeves on May 29 and June 12 and got busy with outdoor landscaping and organizing activities at the Garage à musique, one of the projects of the Fondation du Dr. 382 more words


Edgar M. Bronfman, billionaire who expanded Seagram, dies at 84

Edgar M. Bronfman, the second-generation heir who expanded the Seagram Co. empire with profitable oil and gas and chemical investments, has died. He was 84. 840 more words


Edgar Bronfman Sr., Billionaire Head of Former MCA Owner Seagram Co., Dead at 84

Edgar M. Bronfman Sr., the billionaire businessman who led Seagram Co. at the time of its acquisition of Universal Studios parent MCA, died Saturday. He was 84. 519 more words


Canadian-born businessman, Jewish advocate Edgar Bronfman dies at 84

NEW YORK – Edgar M. Bronfman Sr., the Canadian-born billionaire and longtime president of the World Jewish Congress, which lobbied the Soviets to allow Jews to emigrate and helped spearhead the search for hidden Nazi loot, died Saturday. 559 more words


PASSOVER: The Gift of Freedom

I’m not sure why Passover is absolutely my favorite holiday on the Jewish calendar. It may have something to do with its glorious story of freedom that I first heard as a very young child during our synagogue Seder. 470 more words