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(JTA) – Jews looking for a rooting interest in the concluding games of this year’s NBA Finals might have one now, thanks to a head-turning wardrobe choice from Golden State Warriors star … more
AS I WRITE THIS in mid-March, uncertainty abounds over the coronavirus pandemic, but one thing is certain: No matter how long the outbreak and its fallout last, it has already hurt the quality of our lives, and has made us care more deeply about activities that we otherwise take for granted. Even though most Americans realize it’s a serious situation, it’s hard to accept the severe restrictions imposed on our personal lives because of the virus, especially since past pandemics, including the H1N1 swine flu in 2009-10, never reached this level. For instance, in those other outbreaks, people weren’t thrown out of work, closed off from their schools and houses of worship, or told that they couldn’t patronize bars and restaurants. Not since 9/11 has American life changed so dramatically and so rapidly. more
Lacrosse is taking Israel by storm, in large part due to Israel Lacrosse, an organization whose mission is to make lacrosse the national sport of Israel and connect Jewish Americans to the Holy Land … more
He was one of the game’s greatest power hitters, and he actually beat a horse in a race. Considered by many to be the first professional baseball player,  he was also the first Jewish … more