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The Fire of Kabbalah & A Political Firestorm
 
Israelis Are ‘Like a Rash,’ Says Irish Member of European Parliament

May 27, 2016 - 8:20 AM
 
Israel Rocked by Anti-Semitic Rape of Mentally-Handicapped Woman and Police Coverup

May 27, 2016 - 8:14 AM
 
MK Glick’s First Act Is Complaint About… You Guessed It

May 26, 2016 - 9:25 PM
 
Trump the Republican Nominee with 1,237 Delegates

May 26, 2016 - 9:03 PM
 
Haifa U Study: Educators Should Watch for High-Functioning Autistic Children with Handwriting Difficulties

May 26, 2016 - 6:08 PM
 
New Report: 22 Israeli Academics in the Service of BDS

May 26, 2016 - 5:30 PM
 
State Dept. Says Liberman Appointment ‘Raises Legitimate Questions’ About Direction of Israeli Govt

May 26, 2016 - 3:57 PM
 
More Competition for Israel’s El Al Airlines

May 26, 2016 - 3:20 PM
 
Analysis: Jews Vs. Arabs May Yet Blow Up the DNC Convention this Summer

May 26, 2016 - 3:15 PM
 
Rabbi Yisrael Rosen: No More Ethiopian Immigrants

May 26, 2016 - 1:14 PM
 
Tens of Thousands Rejoice in Lag B’Omer Celebration at Rashbi’s Tomb on Mt. Meron [video]

May 26, 2016 - 12:44 PM
 
Smuggled Rocket/Mortar Parts Shipment From Hebron to Gaza Foiled

May 26, 2016 - 11:30 AM
 
Female Border Guard Police Wounded in Jerusalem Night Terror

May 26, 2016 - 10:21 AM
 
Israeli Air Force Strikes Gaza After Midnight Rocket Attack

May 26, 2016 - 10:04 AM
 
Family of Bezeq Terrorist’s Victim Suing Company [video]

May 26, 2016 - 8:41 AM
 
Lag B’Omer Rocket Attack on Southern Israel

May 26, 2016 - 12:46 AM
 
Supreme Court Wants Interior Ministry to Explain Why Reform Converts Aren’t Recognized by the State

May 25, 2016 - 9:09 PM
 
Israelis to Get ‘Happy’ at Pharrell Williams Concert in Rishon Lezion

May 25, 2016 - 8:59 PM
 
36 Advocacy Groups Demand Action at UC Irvine after Anti-Semitic Protest

May 25, 2016 - 6:32 PM
 
2 Israeli Companies Bioprint Stem Cell-Derived Tissues

May 25, 2016 - 6:14 PM
 
New York Man Arrested for Trying to Support ISIS, Said Beheading Videos ‘Kept Him Motivated’

May 25, 2016 - 4:40 PM
 
Abandoned Car on Highway 5 Was Checked for Explosives But Found to be Stolen Vehicle

May 25, 2016 - 3:00 PM
 
Yankee Come Home: Knesset Marks 100 Years of Jewish-American Involvement in Israel

May 25, 2016 - 2:55 PM
 
MK Yehuda Glick is Waiting for America

May 25, 2016 - 2:18 PM
 
Communist MK at Committee on the Status of Women: ‘Our Society Lives in Fear’

May 25, 2016 - 2:08 PM
 
Netanyahu Reveals New Surprise: He’s Sephardic, Too

May 25, 2016 - 1:04 PM
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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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Posted on: April 8th, 2015

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The Mets at least have hope for the future with some good young pitchers.

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Posted on: March 11th, 2015

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The big news this spring is that the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals will be leaving their old spring homes north of Port St. Lucie and moving south to a beautiful new complex scheduled to open in two years in West Palm Beach.

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Posted on: February 12th, 2015

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A famous face from that first '52 Topps set was Alvin Dark, who died in his South Carolina home recently at 92.

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Posted on: January 7th, 2015

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As the years flew by, one thing remained constant in Sid’s life – the New York Yankees.

With the retirement of Lou Gehrig in 1939, Hank Greenberg (right) became the American League’s All-Star first baseman.
 

Posted on: December 10th, 2014

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During 1939, anti-Semitic groups such as Fritz Kuhn’s German American Bund held rallies in New York and other major cities across the country.

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Posted on: November 13th, 2014

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The two World Series combatants, the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants, were Wild Card teams (meaning they didn't win their respective divisions) that got hot at the right time.

Erskine Mayer on a Cracker Jack baseball card.
 

Posted on: October 7th, 2014

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In 1914 Mayer became the first Jewish pitcher to win 20 games in a big league season, posting a 21-9 record with a superb earned run average of 2.58.

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