Friday, October 24, 2014 Tishri 30, 5775
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Uriel Heilman | JTA
When U.S. Rep. Peter Deutsch lost his campaign for the U.S. Senate in 2004, he did something not entirely uncommon among American Jews who haven’t quite figured out their next step: He went to Israel. That was eight years ago.
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Hillel Kuttler, JTA
Of all the compelling stories of athletic achievement and challenges overcome that could be told by the 9,000 participants at the 19th Maccabiah Games, it might be hard to find one to top Jacques Demers.
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JTA
New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire has purchased a stake in the Israeli basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem.
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JTA
A jug with an inscription dating back 3,000 years to the time of the biblical King David was unearthed in Jerusalem.
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JTA
Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player to join the NBA, reportedly has agreed to a two-year, $2 million contract with the Houston Rockets.
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