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  • How do you spell chutzpah? R-Y-A-N B-R-A-U-N

    July 23, 2013 | 10:05 am

    It wasn’t so long ago that Ryan Braun was just a rookie phenom, racking up numbers that had Jewish sports junkies rushing to put the Milwaukee Brewers’ slugger in the pantheon with Greenberg and Koufax.

    These days, not so much.

    The news this week is that Braun has accepted a...

  • Israeli basketball player suspended for calling rival ‘Nazi’

    December 4, 2012 | 4:31 pm

    Guy Pnini of the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team was suspended indefinitely and stripped of his captaincy after calling an opposing player a "Nazi."

    Pnini also was fined more than $26,000 for his trash talk directed at Jonathan Skjodebrand of rival Hapoel Tel Aviv during a game...

  • Israeli officer who hit activist suspended pending investigation

    April 16, 2012 | 9:40 am

    A senior Israeli military officer caught on tape hitting an activist in the face with the butt of his rifle has been suspended pending the results of an investigation.

    The International Solidarity Movement posted on YouTube a video of the incident, which took place Saturday during a...

  • Israeli lawmaker suspended for throwing water at colleague

    January 10, 2012 | 10:39 am

    An Israeli lawmaker has been suspended from the Knesset for a month for throwing water at a colleague during an argument.

    The punishment was handed down to Yisrael Beiteinu Party lawmaker Anastassia Michaeli Tuesday, following the incident during a debate in the Knesset Education,...

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  • Israel suspends ties with U.N. body

    November 4, 2010 | 12:11 pm

    Israel suspended ties with the cultural body of the United Nations over its decision to classify the Cave of the Patriarchs and Rachel’s Tomb as Palestinian.

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which is in charge of preserving historical sites, at...

  • UC Suspends Israel Program

    By Tom Tugend

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The University of California has suspended its junior year abroad program in Israel and is recalling its 27 remaining students there, though not all are heeding the call.

    Citing "dramatically escalating violence" in the region, UC made the recall official on Thursday, April 11 for...

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