Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Jewish News One (JN1) channel began broadcasting.

       The non-stop Jewish News One (JN1) channel began broadcasting on Wednesday, September 21. It is reported EJU news. The opening ceremony was held in Brussels.

       As reported on the page in Facebook, Jewish News One is the first Jewish round-the-clock channel in the English language. The channel is made by analogy with the Qatari Al-Jazeera and the British BBC. News channel is pro-Israeli stance. The logo of the channel shows a Jewish amulet "Hamsa" - symmetrical hand with two thumbs.

       TV studios are located in Brussels, Tel Aviv, New York and Kiev. In the future, the creators of the channel will plan to open a studio in Washington, Paris and London. Currently, broadcasting is available only in English. According to Media Network, they will plan to broadcast the news JN1 in Hebrew, French, Italian, German and Russian.

       Channel owners are the Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoisky and Vadim Rabinovich. They have invested in the development of the channel about $5 million. Kolomoisky and Rabinovich are the President and Vice-President of the European Jewish Union. In 2011 the journal "Correspondent" put Kolomoisky to 13th place in the list of one hundred most influential people of Ukraine. Kolomoisky is one of the richest people of Ukraine and Israel. In 2009, Forbes estimated his fortune at $1.2 billion.

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