2017 was a good year for McDonald’s in Israel, and 2018 may just be better. The company has reached a peak of NIS 870 million (over $240.5 million) in sales last year and is expecting to reach NIS 1 billion (approximately $276.6 million) in 2018, Alonyal Ltd., the owner of the global fast-food chain’s Israeli franchise, announced Sunday.
Joanne Godel-Blatt was “an outstanding cook”, her son Oliver remembers. So when the mother of two died of cancer last July, Oliver and his sister Georgia turned to food to celebrate her memory.
NoHo, Manhattan (named for being North of Houston Street, as opposed to SoHo), is an area famous for its cutthroat real estate, its historical landmarks, like the Astor Library and The Public Theater, and its rapid slide into gentrification over the early 2000s.
Nestled in Worthing, Barbados, is a Chabad House run by Rabbi Eli and Sterna Chaikin since 2017 —the 11th Chabad center in the Caribbean to date.
Ron Goldenberg, who owns a store for disposable tableware in central Israel, says he does not own multi-use dinnerware or cookware at all. “If you are into the environmental stuff then don’t eat on disposable plates, but I live now, and all this environmental stuff is no concern of mine,” he told Calcalist in a recent interview. Using disposables, he says, “the moment you finish eating you put everything in the trash including the tablecloth, and you just sit back and relax.”