|French forensic tests: Arafat not poisonedYasser Arafat was not poisoned, according to a French-administered test of the late Palestinian leader’s remains, casting doubt on a Swiss...read more...|
|Reform biennial opening to outsiders in bid to revitalize movementNEW YORK — First there was the Conservative movement’s October biennial conference, billed as “The conversation of the century...read more...|
|New go-to place for Israeli fugitives? MoroccoSurrounded by dozens of adoring followers at his grandson’s wedding this summer, Eliezer Berland looked like any other Hasidic rabbi marking a...read more...|
|For many agunot, halachic prenups won’t break their chainsNEW YORK — For years, Rachel Light felt like a hostage, worried she would be forever trapped in her marriage to Eben Light. Even in April 2012...read more...|
|Netanyahu-pope meeting explores Middle East, papal trip to IsraelTHE VATICAN — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Pope Francis in their first face-to-face meeting talked about the Middle East and...read more...|
Ex-coach to look at Jews’ contribution to basketball
Check the rosters of the 30 NBA teams, and you’ll find only a couple of Jewish guys among them.
It’s surprising, if not mind-...read more...
On way to Tigers post, Ausmus earned his managing stripes in Israel
BALTIMORE – Almost from the moment they met him, several officials and players with Israel’s national baseball...read more...
Israeli expat places third in World Series of Poker
LAS VEGAS — Israel native Amir Lehavot finished in third place in the World Series of Poker, taking home about $3.7...read more...
Tigers pick Brad Ausmus, Israel’s manager in WBC bid, as new skipper
NEW YORK — Brad Ausmus, who managed the Israeli national team’s bid for the World Baseball Classic, was named...read more...