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  • Bamba baby is out as Israel’s Olympic mascot

    March 13, 2012 | 3:47 pm

    Israel’s Olympic Committee reversed its decision to use a commercial symbol as its official Games mascot.

    The committee had selected the Bamba baby, a cartoon toddler with a red tuft of hair and a blue diaper, as Israel’s official mascot in this summer’s Olympics in London. Bamba is...

  • Reality Bites

    June 19, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Are seniors at Milken Community High School really "Wildcats" after all?

    Aaron Fishman, outgoing student body president, told me that earlier this year, students tried to change the school's sports mascot from the Wildcats to "something more Jewish."

    "We wanted a symbol that would...