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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
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Ralph Kiner’s 1953 Topps baseball card.
 

A Happy 90th To Ralph Kiner

Posted on: October 11th, 2012

SectionsSportsBaseball Insider

Ralph Kiner turns ninety on the 27th of October. Where have the years gone? Many Jewish Press readers grew up watching Kiner's Korner, the post-game television show featuring yesterday's heroes and the Mets' one-day wonders.

Former major league catcher Brad Ausmus will be managing Team Israel in the World Baseball Classic.
 

Israel And The World Baseball Classic

Posted on: September 12th, 2012

SectionsSportsBaseball Insider

For the first time, Israel will participate in the qualifying round of the World Baseball Classic. That's the good news. The bad news concerns the dates they'll be playing in Florida. Earlier in the year it was thought the early rounds would start in other countries before moving to Florida in November. Assuming Israel would still be in the WBC games, the Florida site would be Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter.

Baseball-Insider
 

What I Did On My ‘Mancation’

Posted on: August 9th, 2012

SectionsSportsBaseball Insider

Last year I told you about my "mancation" (men only) to a city to check out its Jewish community and major league team and ballpark. Last year it was Pittsburgh and Cincinnati; this year's first "mancation" destination was Cleveland.

netarivkin
 

Meet the Israeli Olympians: Rhythmic Gymnastics – Neta Rivkin

Posted on: July 31st, 2012

SectionsSpecial FeaturesOlympics 2012

Video: Neta Rivkin, a returning Olympian in rhythmic gymnastics, sees participating in London 2012 and winning a medal as the fulfillment of a long-term dream. Her beautiful yet difficult training sessions show how she is preparing to make her dream come true.

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Meet the Israeli Olympians: Sailing – Vered Buskila (Video)

Posted on: July 30th, 2012

SectionsSpecial FeaturesOlympics 2012

Video: Vered Buskila is competing as a sailor in her third Olympics and dreams of winning a medal this time. Buskila talks of her love for the sport, her desire to compete at the highest level and the balance she must find between sailing and her other career as a lawyer.

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Meet the Israeli Olympians: Judo – Arik Ze’evi (Video)

Posted on: July 29th, 2012

SectionsSpecial FeaturesOlympics 2012

Video: Arik Ze'evi, a Judoka & a writer, is a 4-Time European champion, including the 2012 European Championship. Ze'evi is also the Winner of last year's (2011) Grand Slam in Moscow, and has won a bunch of titles & medals throughout his career, but in London 2012, Ze'evi aimes to go for the Olympic medal, again!

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Meet the Israeli Olympians: Tennis – Shahar Pe’er (Video)

Posted on: July 27th, 2012

SectionsSpecial FeaturesOlympics 2012

Video: Tennis player Shahar Pe'er demonstrates her intensive training program. She also reveals her "lucky charm" and talks about the Israeli people, who she loves representing abroad.

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Meet the Israeli Olympians: Windsurfing – Shachar Tzuberi (Video)

Posted on: July 26th, 2012

SectionsSpecial FeaturesOlympics 2012

Video: Israeli Olympian Shahar Tzuberi not only demonstrates his windsurfing skills but also talks about his hometown Eilat and the most important influences on his approach to the sport.

Munich11
 

“Baffled” Bob Costas To Call Own Minute of Silence During Olympic Broadcast

Posted on: July 22nd, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Bob Costas may soon make history by defying the International Olympic Committee and conducting an on-air memorial of his own.

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Delmon Young
 

The Delmon Young Saga

Posted on: July 11th, 2012

SectionsSportsBaseball Insider

Every time Delmon Young come to bat, gets on base or makes a play in the field, we are reminded of his anti-Semitic rant in New York back in April.

Israeli Olympic Team 2008
 

Israeli Olympic Team Announced

Posted on: June 25th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

The Olympic Committee of Israel approved its list of 36 athletes to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Sunday.

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Israel Lacrosse
 

Fledgling Israel Lacrosse 2-0 in European Championships

Posted on: June 24th, 2012

SectionsSports

Israel’s lacrosse team – which did not exist just two years ago – is dazzling the world of sports, defeating Slovakia and France in recent matches to stand 2-0 in its first-ever European Championships. On Thursday, Israel defeated number 17 ranked Slovakia 11-8, and then number 27 ranked France in a drenching rain on Friday. […]

Lakewood - Holyland Series Trophy
 

Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe Wins Holyland Series!

Posted on: June 18th, 2012

SectionsSports

In a dramatic championship final in the All Star Israel Softball League, Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe took home the Holyland Series Trophy, with a stunning 10-7 comeback victory. Players and fans stormed the field, celebrating the roller-coaster victory for Lakewood late into the night.

Baseball-Insider
 

Abe Stark’s Famous Sign

Posted on: June 7th, 2012

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The 40th yahrzeit of Abe Stark, who died at 77 in July 1972, is almost upon us. Those of you who remember Ebbets Field, abandoned by the Dodgers in 1957, can recall the Abe Stark sign on the bottom of the scoreboard embedded in the right field wall.

"Jerry's Kids look to take home the Janglo Cup, in this weekend's Israel Softball League playoff action."
 

Playoff Contenders Set for Holyland Series and Janglo Cup

Posted on: June 7th, 2012

SectionsSports

The Holyland Series Final Four is set, with Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe and Lobos advancing to the marquee event, to join top seeds Cafe Rimon and Bagelsbergs. The top tier teams vie for the coveted Holyland Series Trophy, while Brooklyn Lightning and Jerry’s Kids look to take home the Janglo Cup in the tier-two championship.

Behind home plate
 

Playoffs: Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe, Segwayz advance

Posted on: June 1st, 2012

SectionsSports

League observers have pegged Rimon as the championship favorite, after their recent 23-2 landslide win over Bagelsbergs clinched the top seed, and gave them a perfect undefeated record in the regular season.

 

WBO Welterweight Champ to Visit Israel

Posted on: May 24th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Manny Pacquiao, the World Boxing Organization welterweight champion, will visit Israel after his title defense fight against Timothy Bradley on June 9, according to his Jewish promoter Bob Arum in a report by JTA.

Behind home plate
 

Torah Tidbits has Big ‘K’

Posted on: May 21st, 2012

SectionsSports

Torah Tidbits 6 - Jerry’s Kids 4...Café Rimon 14 – Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe 6...Café Rimon 14 – Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe 6

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Dodgers broadcaster Red Barber, who grew up with the prejudices of the South, had to learn to treat Jackie Robinson as an equal.
 

Jackie Robinson: A Real Mensch

Posted on: May 9th, 2012

SectionsSportsBaseball Insider

I was lucky enough to have met and interviewed many Hall of Famers including Joe DiMaggio, Hank Greenberg, Ted Williams and Stan Musial. I also had the chance to meet and gab with many of the stars from the old Negro Leagues who went on to play in the major leagues after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier – Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Monte Irvin and Satchel Paige. But I never had the chance to meet Jackie Robinson.

Harlem Globetrotters
 

Cultural Intersection: The Globetrotters in Jerusalem

Posted on: May 9th, 2012

SectionsSports

Despite a few uncomfortable moments, I came away from the game with a very thankful 13-year-old, with great father-son memories, and happy, knowing that, given the opportunity, the Globetrotters are still fully capable of being America's ambassadors to the world.

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