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  • Foreman gains respect even in losing title

    June 7, 2010 | 12:57 pm

    Yuri Foreman may have lost his first title defense, but the Orthodox Jewish boxer apparently gained plenty of respect on a balmy evening in Yankee Stadium.

    Foreman continued to fight through what he called “sharp pain” in his knee in the last three rounds of his World Boxing...

  • Noa Back With New Album, Daughter

    By Kelly Hartog

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Renowned recording artist Noa, known as Achinoam Nini in Israel, is currently at home basking in the glory of her latest creation.

    And no, it's not a new album.

    It's her daughter, Enéa. "It means 'her eyes' in Hebrew," says Noa, who has written a song with the same title.


  • What’s in a Name?

    By Rabbi Lisa Edwards

    January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    When Jews come across the biblical name for God -- spelled yod-hay-vav-hay in Hebrew -- custom teaches us to substitute the term Adonai ("my Lord"), for according to Jewish tradition those letters are the unpronounceable name of God. A rabbi professor of mine used to elicit nervous...