Anti-Israel statements, including "End Israeli Occupation" and "Free Palestine," were spray-painted on the inside of the sukkah at the Chabad House at UC Davis. Rabbi Shmary Brownstein, co-director of the Chabad House, said in an interview with the...
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October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pmSukkah at UC Davis Vandalized
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June 28, 2007 | 8:00 pmLantos: Include Israel in NATO
The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives' Foreign Affairs Committee called for Israel's inclusion in NATO. Rep. Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo) made his remarks in a June 22 hearing, calling on NATO to consider expanding its borders beyond Europe and...
Briefs: Sheriff wants to prosecute YULA girls after soccer brawl; Graffiti targets Jews in Beverlywood
February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pmSheriff wants to prosecute Yeshiva Girls soccer players for brawling after lost game
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is planning to ask the district attorney to prosecute a YULA student and the girls soccer team coach.
The request stems from a brawl that occurred on...
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Soccer on Sunday
Talia Schrager loves soccer. She loves being able to run and kick and shout with other girls. Her mother, Sandra Lepson, loves the assertiveness and self-confidence the game inspired in her daughter.
But Talia, a second-grader at Beth Am's Pressman Academy on...
July 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm
It was more than six decades ago that the Germans were trying to kill me on a nightly basis. Every evening, my family and I would stand at the bottom of our garden in London and listen to the buzz bombs approaching.
Many were shot down, but many more pierced the defensive guns....
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Music Festival Celebrates Jewish New Orleans
Hot on the heels of Mardi Gras, a recovering Big Easy will soon play host to the inaugural New Orleans International Jewish Music Festival. The two-day gathering on April 1-2 will celebrate the rebuilding of Jewish New Orleans following...
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When amateur soccer player Michael Erush went to Israel in July to play for Team USA in the 17th World Maccabiah Games, he was hoping to come home with gold. But following the Israeli team's victory, Erush was content with the American silver-medal win.
"I always want to do the...
July 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Oz Iluz loved to play goalie on his soccer team, but wasn't too keen on math or the math exam that awaited him. So the 12-year-old didn't really want to get on the small No. 14 bus in Jerusalem on that February morning in 2004.
A suicide bomber also boarded the bus, killing eight,...
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Shomrei Torah pulled a three-peat, defeating Valley Beth Shalom in the West Valley JCC Synagogue League Championship. Former collegiate and Israeli hoop star, Mark Turnenshine, earned MVP honors for his 37 tournament points.
The Doorjammers defeated the John's Jocks for the West...
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There's nothing more peculiarly, confoundinglyIsraeli than soccer on Shabbat. But it may be coming to an end. It'sa sign of the times.
For 70 years, big-league soccer games in Israel --or, before 1948, in Palestine -- have been played on Shabbat. Whilethe game is beloved by all...