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These ‘Cynical Elections,’ and the Moses-Amalek Face-Off
 
House Speaker Boehner Says Netanyahu Speech Won’t Harm US-Israel Relations

February 27, 2015 - 7:30 AM
 
Jordan, Israel Sign Historic Red Sea-Dead Sea Rescue Deal

February 27, 2015 - 4:00 AM
 
Obama White House Sends Susan Rice, Samantha Power to AIPAC

February 27, 2015 - 3:20 AM
 
New York Jury Convicts Saudi Man in 1998 Al Qaeda Attack on US Embassy

February 27, 2015 - 12:52 AM
 
Netanyahu Will Meet With Bipartisan Senate Leadership Prior to March 3 Speech

February 27, 2015 - 12:51 AM
 
Meet ‘Jihadi John’

February 26, 2015 - 9:14 PM
 
Stabbing Attempt in Gush Etzion

February 26, 2015 - 7:33 PM
 
Germany’s Central Council Of Jews Warns Against Wearing Yarmulkes

February 26, 2015 - 4:08 PM
 
Poll: One out of Three Americans Thinks Obama Does not Love America

February 26, 2015 - 2:30 PM
 
Apple CEO Tim Cook Praises Israel for Equality for Minorities

February 26, 2015 - 12:52 PM
 
Palestinian Authority to Appeal Court Victory over Terror

February 26, 2015 - 10:45 AM
 
Arsonists Attacks Christian Seminary in Jerusalem

February 26, 2015 - 10:41 AM
 
Hamas Stops Palestinian Authority Novelist from Going to Casablanca Book Fair

February 26, 2015 - 10:07 AM
 
Canadian Leaders Rush to Condemn Anti-Semitic Vandalism in Montreal

February 26, 2015 - 4:00 AM
 
Montreal Hate Crime Probe Starts With Death Threats and Bullets

February 26, 2015 - 1:02 AM
 
Israel State Comptroller’s Report Details Housing Crisis

February 25, 2015 - 11:54 PM
 
’5 Shades of Israel’ Debate the Issues for Anglo Votes in Jerusalem

February 25, 2015 - 10:50 PM
 
Watch “The Anglo Vote” Live

February 25, 2015 - 6:00 PM
 
Americans Split Over Palestinian Statehood, Gallup Poll Shows

February 25, 2015 - 5:26 PM
 
Amnesty International: ‘End Veto’ Protection of Israel ‘at UNSC’

February 25, 2015 - 2:39 PM
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Baseball Insider
 

Posted on: February 10th, 2010

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With spring training almost upon us, our attention turns to Arizona (Cactus League) and Florida (Grapefruit League).

 

Posted on: February 10th, 2010

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With spring training almost upon us, our attention turns to Arizona (Cactus League) and Florida (Grapefruit League).

 

Posted on: January 6th, 2010

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Detroit is in mourning. The most popular sports figure around these parts will no longer be wearing a Detroit Tigers uniform.

 

Posted on: December 9th, 2009

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Seventy-eight degrees and sunny. That's what it was that Thursday afternoon in November when I arrived in Tampa, site of the Yankees Fantasy Camp. After checking into the Sheraton Suites where the campers were staying for the Monday through Saturday camp, I shuttled to George M. Steinbrenner Field (where the Yanks play during spring training and also the home of the Tampa Yankees, three levels below the major leagues), to join the camp in progress.

 

Posted on: November 11th, 2009

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Forget the results. The 2009 World Series featured the two best teams in baseball. In the old days, the Series always had the best team in the American League against the best team in the National League. But with the advent of two rounds of league playoffs, a good but not great team that has a hot week or two can find itself in the World Series.

 

Posted on: October 7th, 2009

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It was 75 years ago. In 1934 in my city of Detroit, a survey revealed that 33.1 percent of male Jews in the area were proprietors, managers, and officials and had a median income of $1,638.

 

Posted on: September 9th, 2009

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It's been 10 years since the last game was played at Tiger Stadium. Memories of the storied ballpark have been turned into books and tapes, audio and video (I had a hand in adding to the aforementioned).

 

Posted on: August 12th, 2009

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When Gaylord Perry made it to the major leagues with the San Francisco Giants in 1962, manager Alvin Dark told him that while he had the makings of being a good pitcher, he would be a terrible hitter. In fact, Dark told Perry that man would walk on the moon before Perry would ever hit a home run.

 

Posted on: July 8th, 2009

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He died 44 years ago and even though he wasn't a Hall of Famer his name will always be linked to one of the greatest players of all time.

 

Posted on: June 10th, 2009

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Ebbets Field, the Polo Grounds, the original Yankee Stadium, the renovated Yankee Stadium, and Shea Stadium - as I said last month, I'd been to them all.

 

Posted on: May 6th, 2009

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Last month I predicted the Yankees, Indians and Angels would top their divisions in the American League, while the Mets, Cubs and Diamondbacks would do the same in the National League.

 

Posted on: May 6th, 2009

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Last month I predicted the Yankees, Indians and Angels would top their divisions in the American League, while the Mets, Cubs and Diamondbacks would do the same in the National League.

 

Posted on: April 7th, 2009

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The baseball spotlight, as always, is on New York.

 

Posted on: March 11th, 2009

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Spring training is underway in Arizona and Florida and we're all looking forward to our favorite teams coming home to start the regular season in April.

 

Posted on: February 11th, 2009

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He was the oldest former major league ballplayer when he died last month at the age of 100. Bill Werber was a teammate of Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth with the Yankees in 1930 and again three years later. He also played for the Red Sox, Philadelphia Athletics, Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants before retiring in 1942 with a .271 career batting average. He outhit Hank Greenberg .370 to .357 in the 1940 World Series, leading the Reds over the Tigers in seven games.

 

Posted on: January 7th, 2009

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Baseball fans know C. C. Sabathia signed a $161-million, seven-year contract with the Yankees. Not many fans know C. C. is short for Carsten Charles.

 

Posted on: December 10th, 2008

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It was the 20th yahrzeit of Andy Cohen (no relation) recently, and he was remembered by some of the fans in my favorite shul.

 

Posted on: December 10th, 2008

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It was the 20th yahrzeit of Andy Cohen (no relation) recently, and he was remembered by some of the fans in my favorite shul.

 

Posted on: November 12th, 2008

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The year is passing quickly. The balls and bats, the lulavim and esrogim, the Phillies World Series memorabilia - all have been put away, and it's time to look back on the 2008 baseball season.

 

Posted on: November 12th, 2008

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The year is passing quickly. The balls and bats, the lulavim and esrogim, the Phillies World Series memorabilia - all have been put away, and it's time to look back on the 2008 baseball season.

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