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  • Rising tennis star Nadine Fahoum: In her own words

    November 17, 2011 | 10:18 am

    My name is Nadine Fahoum and I am a 21 year old Israeli Arab Muslim from Haifa.  When I was 6 years old and it was time to enroll me in elementary school, my parents faced a very complex dilemma—whether to enroll me in the ―Reali Hebrew School or in an Arab school in Haifa. ...

  • Hoopster Jon Scheyer makes aliyah

    August 30, 2011 | 11:59 am

    Former Duke University basketball standout Jon Scheyer arrived in Israel and immediately made aliyah.

    Scheyer, who signed in June to play with Israel’s championship Maccabi Tel Aviv team, landed Tuesday in Israel on a group aliyah flight organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh in cooperation...

  • Ex-Duke guard Jon Scheyer signs with Maccabi Tel Aviv

    June 20, 2011 | 10:19 am

    Former Duke University standout Jon Scheyer has signed to play with Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv team.

    Scheyer, a guard who during his senior year helped lead the Blue Devils to the 2010 NCAA Championship, signed a two-year contract with Maccabi, which was the runner-up to the...