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COMPANY : The Limited Inc.


Express (667 stores)

The Limited (389 stores)
Lerner New York (560 stores)
Structure (469 stores)
New York and Company (79 stores)
Mast Industries (apparel manufacturer)

Intimate Brands, Inc .
which includes:

Victoria's Secret
Bath & Body Works

White Barn Candle Company

Henri Bendel (Fifth avenue - single store)


The Limited, Inc. was founded by Leslie H. Wexner in 1963 in Columbus, Ohio. The Company has since grown to over 2,800 stores and five major specialty retail brands. Included under the LTD stock symbol are Limited Stores, Express, Lerner New York, Lane Bryant and Structure. The Limited also own approximately 84% of Intimate Brands, Inc. , the leading specialty retailer of intimate apparel, beauty and personal care products through the Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, and White Barn Candle Company brands. The Company employs over 115,000 associates [2]

Its founder, president and CEO Les Wexner is a zionist. He is on the board of directors of Emet, the Pro-Israel Media "War Room" whos function is to ensure that all media in the US stays biased in favour of Israel.[3]

In 1984, Les Wexner who is one of the world's 200 wealthiest people created the Wexner Foundation. Its mission statement is "strengthening Jewish Leadership in North America and Israel."

One of the programmes the Foundation runs is the Wexner Israel Fellowship Program which annually brings up to ten Israeli officials to Harvard for a year long MPA program coupled with intensive leadership development institutes. Over 135 Israeli officials have participated thus far. Many alumni of the Israel Fellowship program presently hold high offices in most Israeli government ministries and in the various branches of the Israel Defense Forces.[3]

Past beneficiaries of the fellowship program include Ambassador Avi Gil. A longtime confidant of Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres. Avi Gil has held a number of key government and public positions during the past decade, he was closely involved in Israel's policy-making during the Oslo Accords.[4]

The Wexner Foundation sponsers "Birthright Israel" - a program that pays for young American Jews to take free indoctrination trips to Israel.[5]

It is also a long-standing supporter of Hillel - the bastion of zionism on campus.[5]

In April 2003, a document prepared by the PR firm Luntz Research for the Wexner Foundation which can be described as a "A zionists guide on how to manipulate the US public in to supporting Israel." was leaked. Its recommendations are based on two "dial test" sessions held for the Wexner Foundation, in which subjects were asked to rate language using a simple dial mechanism, held in Chicago and Los Angeles during the first ten days of the Iraq war.[6]



The World
August 18, 2001

A group of American business and political leaders are building a pro-Israel media "war room" in Washington, D.C. The group will be called "Emet"-which in Hebrew means "truth."

Emet will try to address biased media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and also make the case that the conflict, while serious and important, pales in comparison to the larger geo-strategic threat posed to the United States and the West by Iran and Iraq, both of whom are trying to build and/or acquire weapons of mass destruction.

Funding Emet is Leonard Abramson; he sold U.S. Healthcare to Aetna in the mid-1990s for $8.9 billion. Abramson has recruited a powerful board of directors, including Bernie Marcus, founder of Home Depot; Les Wexner, founder of The Limited; Edgar Bronfman Sr., who once owned Seagram's; and Lou Ranieri, a major Wall Street player who now co-owns one of Israel's largest banks. Also joining the board are Jeane Kirkpatrick, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN, and Jack Kemp.

[6] see article:

Additional information from Yahoo Finance:

Mr. Wexner has been Chief Executive Officer since he founded The Limited in 1963, and Chairman of the Board for more than five years. Mr. Wexner has also been the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Intimate Brands, Inc. ("Intimate Brands"), a subsidiary of The Limited, since 1995.

Mr. Wexner is also a director of Hollinger International, Inc. and Hollinger International Publishing, Inc. Hollinger International, Inc. is a publisher of English-language newspapers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Israel. Its assets include The Daily Telegraph, the Chicago Sun-Times, The Jerusalem Post, a large number of community newspapers in the Chicago area and a portfolio of new media investments. The Company's Canadian newspapers are primarily in Ontario and British Columbia and are owned through Hollinger Canadian Newspapers, Limited Partnership. In addition, the Company also has a 50% interest in The National Post Company, and a 15.6% equity interest in CanWest Global Communications Corp., an international media company with substantial interests in conventional television, specialty cable channels, radio networks and newspapers. In April 2002, the Company sold its ineterest in The National Post Company to CanWest Global Communications, the owner of the other 50% interest.



Whilst he doesn't yet have his own page, let us mention Conrad Black briefly here:

Conrad Black is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Hollinger International. He currently serves as the Chairman and as a director of Telegraph Group Limited, London, U.K., and as a director of the Jerusalem Post and The Spectator (London).

He has been described as a fanatical zionist by Lord Gilmour:

"Both he and his wife are almost fanatical, if under-informed, Zionists, whose credo is "My Israel right or wrong'', and who regard any criticism of that country as a demonstration of fierce anti-Israeli bias.

A decade ago, Black, to the great detriment of Israel, bought The Jerusalem Post and turned what had been a fine liberal Zionist paper into what a distinguished member of the British Jewish community called 'one of the most rabid Jewish publications in the English language'."

source: The Independent, 20 March 2001

Honest Reporting (the zionist media lobby created to prevent honest reporting) bestowed an award on him for publicly chastising one of his journalist who strayed from the Israeli line:

"Rarely does a major newspaper publisher publicly censure one of his prized writers. But last week [Feb 24 2001], media mogul Conrad Black heavily criticized Taki Theodoracopulos, a columnist at Black's own British Spectator. Taki had condemned Israel for attacking "rock-throwing youth with armour-piercing missiles"... Black's strong words sent ripples of fear through the ranks of anti-Israel journalists throughout the world. Black sits astride one of the world's largest newspaper empires -- the Hollinger Group -- which includes The Spectator, Daily Telegraph of London, Chicago Sun-Times, Montreal Gazette, Jerusalem Post, and others. His newspaper holdings in Canada represent an estimated one-third of Canada's entire daily circulation."

source: Honest Reporting [15 March 2001]