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  • High Marks for Jewish Swimmers

    By Tom Tugend

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    "Watermarks" is a life-affirming documentary that celebrates the constancy of courage and grace, from youth to old age.

    Its setting is the waltz-loving Austria of the 1920s and '30s, where the lithe young swimmers of the fabled Hakoah ("the strength") Vienna sports club are...

  • Olympic Veterans Return to Compete

    By E.B. Solomont

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Joe Jacobi's pain as he prepares for the Olympics is more emotional than physical.

    The canoeist/kayaker, 34, told JTA by e-mail that as he prepares for the Olympics in Athens, he misses his 3-year-old daughter, Seu Jane -- named for the Spanish village that hosted some rowing...

  • Just a Theory

    By Amy Kaufman

    May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    In a sea of competitors, 17-year-old Ilya Gurevich of Israel is alone in the field of theoretical physics. All the other teenagers competing in the physics division at this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair have entered projects in practical physics, Gurevich...

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