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  • Baseball and ‘bat’ mitzvah

    March 18, 2015 | 12:52 pm

    A few weeks prior to his wedding last June, Jeremy Oberstein looked at his calendar and foresaw the possibility of a dangerous doubleheader: should his Adat Ari El team from Valley Village be fortunate enough to qualify for the championship of the Los Angeles Synagogue Softball...

  • Nearly killed in 2010 accident, a triumphant Dave Blackburn returns to Maccabiah

    July 30, 2013 | 9:15 am

    Dave Blackburn beamed triumphantly, surrounded by a crowd of American athletes and cheering spectators. It was like old times, the great pitcher basking in applause.

    But Blackburn wasn’t being ushered off the field with a championship trophy in hand as he was after leading the...

  • Synagogue Softball Wins for Kol Tikvah, Beth Ami, Aliyah and Or Ami

    July 5, 2011 | 5:26 pm

    Temple Kol Tikvah of Woodland Hills avenged three in-season losses to Temple Judea in Tarzana during the Division A final of the Synagogue Softball league on June 26, posting a 22-8 victory over the defending champions.

    “We had muscle, verve and desire, and we had fun,” Kol...