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  • Italy’s Camila Giorgi falls in Wimbledon’s round of 16

    July 2, 2012 | 10:39 am

    Camila Giorgi, an Italian Jewish player, lost in her upset bid to reach Wimbledon’s quarterfinals.

    Giorgi, 20, who coming into the prestigious tournament was ranked 145th in the world, was beaten by Poland’s third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, 6-2, 6-3, on Monday in London.

    Giorgi...

  • The lessons of the Beren accommodation

    March 15, 2012 | 12:48 pm

    On the morning of Feb. 28, 2012, Alyza Lewin of the law firm Lewin & Lewin invited me to participate in a conference call to discuss a burgeoning controversy involving the basketball team of the Robert M. Beren Academy, an Orthodox Jewish School in Houston, Texas.  Alyza and her...

  • Orthodox team advances to Texas state championship game

    March 2, 2012 | 3:41 pm

    After grabbing national headlines with its push for a pre-Shabbat starting time, the Robert M. Beren Academy of Houston registered a decisive 58-46 win over Dallas Covenant to secure a spot in the 2A private and parochial boys basketball state championship game.

    Junior sensation...

  • Soccer is Boring but Javier Cortes & David Beckham Are Changing My Mind

    By Ilana Angel

    May 24, 2011 | 3:48 pm

    I think soccer is a boring sport. I was a soccer mom for years, schlepping my kid around during the summer to AYSO games and practices. Sitting in the heat, cutting oranges, and getting sun burned was never my idea of a good time.  There was action for about 1 minute during a game...

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  • View Park ends Valley Torah’s state championship run

    March 14, 2011 | 6:05 pm

    Nathaniel Liberman played through muscle cramps in both legs on Thursday night, but he couldn’t overcome them. And neither could Valley Torah overcome a fourth-quarter comeback by View Park, falling 69-68, as the Knights slayed the Wolfpack’s hopes of a California Interscholastic...