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  • Dating 101: Scrambling for Position

    By Ilana Angel

    November 8, 2013 | 7:32 am

    Part of what makes dating so hard is that you never know if what someone new tells you is true. You never know if someone you’ve known forever is telling the truth, so the expectation someone new will, is a leap of faith.  It is not enough to just be attracted to someone. There has...

  • 2013 SoCal Maccabiah medalists

    August 1, 2013 | 3:44 pm

    About 150 Southern California athletes competed in the Maccabiah Games in Israel last month. The games kicked off with the opening ceremonies on July 18 and ran through July 30, offering participants from all over the world opportunities to connect to Judaism and Israel through...

  • Israel comes to Beijing with its largest team, high hopes

    By Alison Klayman

    August 7, 2008 | 8:35 pm

    BEIJING (JTA)—The largest contingent in Israeli Olympic history is eyeing its biggest medal haul as the Olympics get under way here.

    Two of the five medal winners in the country’s Olympic history are among the 43 athletes—nearly half females—competing in the 2008 Games here. Plus...

  • 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...

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  • 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...

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