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Former Astronaut U.S. Senator John Glenn Dies at 95

December 9, 2016 - 1:06 AM
 
Israel, Honduras Sign Agreement to Upgrade Bilateral, Security, Technological Ties

December 9, 2016 - 12:12 AM
 
EU Bans Iran’s Aseman Airlines From European Air Space

December 8, 2016 - 11:56 PM
 
Update: 2 F-35 Adir Stealth Fighter Jets to Arrive Monday in Israel [video]

December 8, 2016 - 11:42 PM
 
Israeli Manufacturers Warn New APC to Cost Thousands of Jobs if Made in USA [video]

December 8, 2016 - 10:10 PM
 
Remembering Ezra Schwartz, hy’d, By Creating a Garden at Oz veGaon

December 8, 2016 - 9:08 PM
 
Major Hamas Cell Nabbed, Plotted Shooting and Abduction

December 8, 2016 - 6:11 PM
 
Germans Pulling Breitbart Ads

December 8, 2016 - 4:51 PM
 
CAMERA Reports AFP Journalist Takes Active Role in Fatah Politics

December 8, 2016 - 4:42 PM
 
ThyssenKrupp AG, Maker of Israeli Submarines, Suffered ‘Massive’ Cyber Attack

December 8, 2016 - 4:13 PM
 
Heirs of Jewish Art Dealer Sue Bavaria over Works by Beckmann, Klee, Gris

December 8, 2016 - 3:15 PM
 
Holocaust Banknote Forger Adolf Burger Dead at 99

December 8, 2016 - 2:00 PM
 
Report: 10% of Israeli Public Servants Are Olim

December 8, 2016 - 10:44 AM
 
Arrangement Act Protecting Judea and Samaria Communities Approved in Preliminary Vote

December 8, 2016 - 10:06 AM
 
Terrorist Neutralized in Attack at Tapuach Junction

December 8, 2016 - 9:07 AM
 
Netanyahu to Hollande: Suspend Peace Summit, I’ll Meet with Abbas

December 8, 2016 - 8:19 AM
 
Netanyahu to Discuss UN Voting Record During Visit to Kazakhstan

December 8, 2016 - 2:25 AM
 
UK Neo-Nazi Found Guilty in Anti-Semitism Trial

December 8, 2016 - 1:38 AM
 
Hamas Diggers Killed in Gaza Tunnel Collapse Near Israel’s Southern Border

December 8, 2016 - 12:27 AM
 
Wannabe Mugger Nabbed After 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Hits Back [video]

December 8, 2016 - 12:03 AM
 
‘Except Amona’ Regulations Bill Passes First Knesset Reading

December 7, 2016 - 10:49 PM
 
Rabbi Adin Even Yisrael Steinsaltz Hospitalized in Jerusalem

December 7, 2016 - 9:24 PM
 
TIME Magazine Chooses Donald Trump as ‘Person of the Year’

December 7, 2016 - 8:37 PM
 
Haifa’s Arab Food Festival Brings Jewish and Arab Chefs Together

December 7, 2016 - 5:15 PM
 
New Zealand PM, Son of Holocaust Refugee, Resigns

December 7, 2016 - 4:48 PM
 
Liberman: We’re Blocking Smuggled Weapons of Mass Destruction from Syria to Hezbollah

December 7, 2016 - 4:23 PM
 
Happy 100th Birthday, Mr. Issur Danielovitch, We Loved You in ‘Cast a Giant Shadow’

December 7, 2016 - 1:08 PM
 
Reports: Israel Attacked Syrian Airport Overnight [video]

December 7, 2016 - 12:09 PM
 
Trump Tweets Japanese Billionaire to Invest in US, Creating 50,000 Jobs

December 7, 2016 - 11:17 AM
 
Yesh Din NGO Insists No Remedy for Amona Jews, Only Full Demolition, Eviction

December 7, 2016 - 10:40 AM
 
Sharpton Pushing Democrats to Go to War over Trump Nominations

December 7, 2016 - 10:00 AM
 
Israel Approves PA Import of 5 Armored Jeeps

December 7, 2016 - 8:36 AM
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Posted on: December 8th, 2016

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Ed Mierkowicz, 92, is the last surviving player from the 1945 World Series between the Cubs and the Detroit Tigers.

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Posted on: November 10th, 2016

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In 1966, actor William Shatner became commander of the Starship Enterprise on television and the Trekkie generation was born.

Don Larsen’s 1956 Topps baseball card.
 

Posted on: October 13th, 2016

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For Americans, baseball provided an escape, and Jewish Americans followed the exploits of their favorite teams and of the relatively few Jews who wore baseball uniforms.

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Posted on: September 8th, 2016

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They asked me about him for so long that I didn't get a chance to interview or take any pictures of players.

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Posted on: August 10th, 2016

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The tall, handsome, charismatic ballplayer topped several polls during his playing days as the most heroic figure among Jews in America.

Mr. and Mrs. Lou Gehrig
 

Posted on: July 7th, 2016

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Jewish baseball history was made by the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds on Sunday, September 21, 1941, as the team had four Jews in its starting lineup – the first and thus far only time that’s happened in the major leagues.

Fred Merkle
 

Posted on: June 8th, 2016

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Most baseball fans have heard of Merkle's Boner, but how many actually know when or how it happened?

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Posted on: May 11th, 2016

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The Jewish population of America was estimated at almost three million in 1916. Most did not have the means to afford even a basic Ford automobile ($440), let alone the most expensive model ($975).

Irwin’s favorite, Jose Altuve of the Astros.
 

Posted on: April 7th, 2016

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The Cubs have the most players I'll be watching.

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Posted on: March 10th, 2016

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Bryce Harper may be the best player in baseball, but Washington can't match the starting pitching depth of the Mets over a long season, so look for the Mets to win the N.L. Eastern Division.

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Posted on: February 10th, 2016

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My father informed me that Rosen was Jewish and I targeted him as one of the players I would follow closely.

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Posted on: January 7th, 2016

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Pafko was a much-sought-after autograph signer at card shows through the years and would frequently appear at Cubs games in Wrigley Field, leading the singing of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the 7th inning stretch.

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Posted on: December 9th, 2015

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Like the fans, she adored him. By the time his career as a player, coach, and manager ended, Yogi had collected

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Posted on: November 11th, 2015

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Perhaps the biggest shock for Tigers fans was the firing of president and general manager Dave Dombrowski after the trades of Price and Cespedes.

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Posted on: October 8th, 2015

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"It is my belief that if our clubs played a series on a best-of-nine basis, we would create great interest in baseball in our leagues and in our players. I also believe it would be a financial success."

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Posted on: September 9th, 2015

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The Philadelphia Phillies were impressed with his pitching prowess and promoted him to the major leagues in 1912.

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Posted on: August 12th, 2015

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By 1943 both Rosenthals were serving in the armed forces. Both used chutzpah and bluffed about their age.

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Posted on: July 9th, 2015

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Gray played the outfield better than most players with two hands.

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Posted on: June 12th, 2015

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While David was impressed with his great-uncle's past, he was working on his own life and future path.

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Posted on: May 6th, 2015

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The New York Giants’ Jewish catcher thrilled Giants fans by hitting for the cycle.

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