Ossie Schectman, who scored the first basket in the league that would become the NBA, has died.
One unlikely venue for fallout from the Penn State University sex abuse scandal is the campus Hillel, for which now ousted university president Graham Spanier -- the school’s first Jewish leader -- was a fundraiser and vocal supporter.
Comments by the head of a Texas school association at the center of a controversy over Sabbath accommodations is fueling a drive by its members to be more open to the needs of Jewish and Muslim schools.
Jake Cohen, a junior forward, will lead his Davidson College squad into the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament in its upset bid against Louisville.
Will Hillary be Obama’s running mate, with Biden going to State if they win? Will Romney wrap things up on Super Tuesday, or will there be a brokered Republican convention, with Ron Paul as kingmaker? Will Democrats take back the House but lose the Senate?
After the University of Alabama won the Bowl Championship Series football crown by dominating top-ranked Louisiana State University, much of the attention and credit has gone to Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban. But what about Robert Levin?
Rabbi David Ostrich, who leads the lone congregation in State College, Pa., couldn’t bring himself to sermonize last Shabbat on the scandal that’s on everyone’s mind.
Bruce Pearl, who guided the University of Tennessee men's basketball team to unprecedented success and the U.S. men's squad to the Maccabiah Games gold medal, has been fired by the university, according to ESPN.com. Pearl, 51, was informed of his dismissal on Monday, sources said. The Knoxville school must reach a financial settlement with the coach and his assistants.
Two Jewish gymnasts, University of Denver's Ashley Shible and University of Florida's Orley Szmuch, are tumbling toward success at the NCAA's National Collegiate Women's Gymnastics Championships, held April 15-17 at UCLA's legendary Pauley Pavilion.