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  • Moeen banned from wearing pro-Palestinian wristbands

    July 29, 2014 | 2:13 pm

    UPDATE: After England cricketer Moeen Ali sported pro-Palestinian wristbands (with slogans “Free Gaza” and “Save Palestine” inscribed on the bands) at a Southampton match on Monday, July 28, the International Cricket Council issued a public statement the following day, threatening...

  • Local donors kick in $125K to send Jewish Indian cricketeers to Maccabiah

    December 4, 2008 | 7:46 pm

    In response to the terrorist attack on Mumbai and its Chabad Center, three Los Angeles businesmen have put up $125,000 to enable a Jewish cricket team from India to participate in the 18th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

    "This is our answer to the murderous rampage aginst Indian and...

  • British Jews’ ambivalence up to bat in ‘Wondrous’

    By Tom Tugend

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    David Wiseman is a 12-year-old Jewish boy growing up in London in the early 1960s, and his passion is cricket. He spends most of his free time rearranging and talking to his card collection of British and West Indian cricket greats, who in turn talk back to him.

    Only a faint shadow...