|Pro-Israel groups backing away from confrontation with Obama over IranWASHINGTON — When it comes to the deal between Iran and major powers, Israel and the pro-Israel community are retreating from a strategy of...read more...|
|In Ukraine protests, young Jews are marching with ultranationalistsOn the last evening in November, at least 31 protesters were taken into custody and dozens treated for injuries following a violent confrontation...read more...|
|New religious court to address agunotNEW YORK — A new independent rabbinical court to address the issue of agunot, so-called “chained women” whose husbands refuse to...read more...|
|Nelson Mandela was close to country’s JewsCAPE TOWN, South Africa — In the early 1940s, at a time when it was virtually impossible for a South African of colour to secure a...read more...|
|Parliamentarians pass resolutions on IranThe International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians (ICJP) last week passed a pair of resolutions that called on Iran to end its nuclear enrichment...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...