Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774
Events step up to the plate
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Would you work overtime to make some extra money? What if you could pull in an extra $1.4 million per year? The Philadelphia Phillies certainly think that a little extra effort is worth the considerable payoff. Building a brand-new facility like Citizens Bank Park cost the Phillies dearly. To compensate for the walloping investment and add some revenue to a...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
The blood came quickly, this time in the second round. Dmitriy Salita's stiff left-hand jab landed squarely on Louis Brown's nose, forcing blood to flow down the boxer's cheek. Salita's crisp punches kept landing squarely, and as the fight wore on, his speed and toughness took the fight from sporting to laughable. After the eighth round, the doctor at ringside...
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Behind a dazzling display of fireworks and with the help of a star-studded cast of Israeli entertainers, some 7,000 athletes, coaches and officials from 52 countries kicked off the 17th Maccabiah Games on Monday night before an estimated crowd of 40,000 screaming fans. The opening ceremony at the Ramat Gan National Stadium - replete with a torch-lighting, a march of...
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Joshua Lamberg has been around the block once or twice when it comes to baseball; he's played for the University of Richmond and has suited up professionally as a member of minor league organizations. But next week, Lamberg will have the opportunity to play with a whole different league, made up of mostly Jewish athletes. Lamberg - who's been tossing...
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This isn't your run-of-the-mill fitness class. It's 9 a.m. on a Friday, and nearly two-dozen men and women are standing and sitting - and hopping and jumping - on colorful mats on the floor of the two-story gymnasium at the JCC Klein Branch in Northeast Philadelphia. Donned in sweatsuits or T-shirts and shorts - and, of course, the requisite pair...
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