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A Jewish Take on the Armstrong Scandal

In conjunction with our feature about rabbis who cycle, we asked Rabbi Judd Levingston to share his thoughts on recent evidence that Lance Armstrong...
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Israeli Star Scores a New Path

It was a thrilling  foot race right down to the wire — and when the contest was over, it was Israel that became a...
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Phillies Phun

Jews are no strangers at baseball games, especially around here. But the fifth annual Jewish Heritage Night at the Phillies on Aug. 7 gave...
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Shooting for a Hockey Revival

When ice hockey debuted at the 1997 Maccabiah Games, few, if any, people anticipated that the sport would say hello and goodbye at the...
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He’s Got Game

Can multimillionaire business mogul and Abington native Adam Aron become the Sixers net prophet? It's looking good -- as Philly's once-failed and feeble pro basketball...
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All Aces in Brazil

America's top male tennis pros have struggled on red clay, a surface that can cause even surefooted players to stumble, tending to reward patience...
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Tennis Ace Slams Into U.S. Open

Julia Cohen doesn't usually wear jewelry on the tennis court, but if she can find a Star of David necklace that feels comfortable enough,...
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The Medals Pile Up for Maccabi Athletes

Team Philadelphia struck gold, silver and bronze as 150 teen­agers from the region competed in this year's JCC Maccabi Games. The youths traveled to...
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Flying Over All the Hurdles

 Many people feel they spend their time jumping through hoops and navigating hurdles, and end up drained by the effort. Eliana Yankelev, a senior...
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‘Love’ of the Game Brings Israeli Tennis Stars

 As Israeli tennis standout Nadine Fahoum struck a forehand, the pounded fuzz of a ball left the racquet strings on a perfect trajectory, accelerating...