Tom Peled and his teammates taking part in Bike for the Fight are spinning their wheels at local stops as the Israeli group targets the mid-Atlantic states for its charitable mission to raise funds and awareness in the ongoing battle against cancer.
Obama’s concerns about letting the alleged Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack in Syria go unpunished dovetailed with broader pro-Israel concerns about maintaining U.S. credibility in the region and the dangers of unconventional weapons.
Slugging for Israel to Chasing a Pennant in the Big Leagues
Hillel Kuttler, JTA
Last year, first baseman Nate Freiman was playing for Israel in the World Baseball Classic qualifiers. This year, he’s a rookie in the big leagues, trying to help the Oakland Athletics make the playoffs.