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  • Who bombed Boston? Word for now is caution

    April 16, 2013 | 2:00 pm

    The day after the Boston Marathon bombing, President Obama called it an “act of terrorism.” What kind of terrorism, no one was ready to say — a caution that derives from years of wrongful speculation that on occasion has ruined innocent lives.

    Hours after the attack Monday that...

  • Charity wins over runners

    March 6, 2013 | 5:01 am

    More than 20,000 runners participated in the Jerusalem Marathon on March 1, completing a course that started at the Knesset and passed a number of important cultural landmarks, offering sweeping views of the city and, as the marathon’s Web site touts, “a run through history.”

    For...

  • East Africans, American clinch six top spots in Jerusalem race

    March 1, 2013 | 6:36 am

    East African runners and a U.S. Air Force captain won the six top spots in the annual Jerusalem marathon, which drew over 20,000 participants from 52 nations.

    Abraham Kabeto Ketla of Ethiopia won with a time of 2:16:29.25, a new record for the Jerusalem Winner International...

  • Running for life: 52 marathons in 52 weeks

    By Rachel Heller

    February 27, 2013 | 8:56 am

    Of all Julie Weiss’ memories of her father, his larger-than-life personality stands out most: Maurice Weiss was a drummer — a regular on the radio by age 5 — a bandleader, a stock broker, and a tennis and racquetball player who took up acting at the ripe age of 70. 

    “Everything...

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  • Walk, run to cardiac health

    By Jared Baker

    January 30, 2013 | 4:12 pm

    Here’s a straightforward recipe for heart health: Get off the couch and move.

    For some people, that means heading to the gym, but others may be more inclined to take in some fresh air. Starting an outdoor walking or running program can be a great way to improve fitness, burn off...

  • Australian sprinter Steven Solomon advances to 400-meter finals

    August 6, 2012 | 10:36 am

    Australian sprinter Steven Solomon qualified for the Olympics 400 meters final with a second consecutive personal best time.

    Solomon, 19, who only took up professional sprinting in 2009, finished third in his semifinal heat on Sunday in London, but his time of 44.97 was good enough...

  • With Obama and Bibi both running, is 2012 a replay of 1988 or 1992?

    May 1, 2012 | 3:23 pm

    If Israel goes to elections as expected this summer, will it be a replay of 1988 or 1992?

    Both Israeli election years also were American presidential election years, as 2012 is.

    In 1988, the Dukakis-Bush race had no discernible effect on a race that saw Yitzhak Shamir edge Shimon...

  • Ethiopian immigrant is top Jewish finisher in this year’s Jerusalem Marathon

    March 18, 2012 | 11:48 am

    Ashrat “Assaf” Mamo is such a common sight when he pounds the pavement in Jerusalem that he’s on a first-name basis with city bus drivers who, he said, always “ask me about the marathon and encourage me.”

    On Friday, Mamo, a 27-year-old immigrant from Ethiopia, became the...

  • Run to change a life

    By Ryan Torok

    July 19, 2011 | 5:34 pm

    Registration for Chai Lifeline’s charity marathon-running training program, Teen Lifeline, has opened, and a group is training in Los Angeles for the first time since the program started in 2006.

    Every participating runner must raise $3,600, with all the proceeds benefitting Camp...

  • Three Kenyans take Jerusalem marathon

    March 25, 2011 | 11:17 am

    Three Kenyans won first, second and third place in Jerusalem’s first marathon.

    Raymond Kipkoechh, 34, was first to cross the finish line Friday with a time of 2:26:44.

    Second place was taken by Mutai Kopkorir, 24 with a time of 2:26:55 and third was Kiman Njorage, 33 at 2:27:19.

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  • Running to save souls

    By Ryan Torok

    March 15, 2011 | 6:06 pm

    Runners in the 26th annual Los Angeles Marathon on March 20 will include residents of Beit T’Shuvah, a residential treatment center for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts.

    Beit T’Shuvah is the only official Jewish charity participating in the L.A. marathon and hopes to raise...

  • VideoJew’s VideoGuide to L.A.  #5—Jew vs. Wild

    November 3, 2008 | 7:04 pm

    VideoJew Jay Firestone goes native in this episode of VideoJew’s VideoGuide to Los Angeles

  • Elephant in the Valley

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Used to be that every once in a blue moon, a rare Republican, who happened to be Jewish, would decide to run for office in the heavily Democratic San Fernando Valley, only to be soundly defeated at the polls.

    This year, Jewish Republicans hope to change all that with three...

  • In the     Running

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Skylar Lenox, 14, hasn't recently visited the cemetery where her father, John, is buried. "It's just a plot," said Lenox, an award-winning platform diver and president of Adat Ari El's United Synagogue Youth chapter.

    The home-schooled ninth-grader finds more meaning in lighting a...

  • From Worst to First

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 13, 1997 | 7:00 pm

    Junior varsity runner Joey Small.

    After the Yeshiva University High Schools of Los Angeles crosscountry team won the Westside League finals on Nov. 6, a competitorwas puzzled. "You guys were so bad last year," the rival asked RaphyHulkower, 15. "What happened?"

    What happened, besides...