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Amar’e Stoudemire’s son, benched by Israeli basketball league, invited to play baseball

Amar’e Stoudemire’s son, benched by Israeli basketball league, invited to play baseball

The Israel Association of Baseball told the NBA star and his wife their son could make the transition "even more successfully" than Michael Jordan.

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Rabbi Eckstein exiting the first flight organized by the the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Dec 2014. (Courtesy of IFCJ)

Christian-funded philanthropy claims 1/5 of Jewish immigration this year, irking main aliyah body

Haim Saban

Saban says Keith Ellison’s DNC win would bring ‘disaster’ to relationship between Jews and Dems

Norbert Hofer

Austria’s rising far right seen as proof of failure to address Nazi past

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United States

BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP, NJ - NOVEMBER 19: President-elect Donald Trump walks out with retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis after a meeting at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster Township, N.J. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Trump’s defense pick is dividing right-wing pro-Israel groups

Two right-of-center pro-Israel groups have opposing opinions on the ex-Marine known as "Mad Dog."

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Israel & Middle East


Elazar Tariku celebrating his win at Ballator's first MMA event in Tel Aviv, Israel, Nov. 10, 2016. (Facebook)


Israeli martial arts fighters celebrate victory in tzitzit

Both fighters are observant Jews who wear traditional Jewish garb in daily life.

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From the JTA Archives


Candidates Differ on Israel


After Israel’s deadly fire, mourning, vows to rebuild and finger pointing


Orthodox party in a tizzy over Shabbat release of ‘Harry Potter’

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Ryerson University

Students at Toronto university walk out on vote to mark Holocaust Education Week

Local members of Students for Justice in Palestine and the Muslim Students Association reportedly staged the walkout against a resolution that made no mention of Israel.

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From 70 Faces Media


Why Israeli Food Is Trending in the US


The Basketball Victory That Changed Israel Forever


Aly Raisman Takes Down Body-Shamers Who Thought She Was ‘Too Bulky’

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Life & Culture

Resist comic

An anti-Trump comics collection edited by the Spiegelman family

Francoise Mouly and Nadja Spiegelman, the wife and daughter of Art Spiegelman, respectively, are editing a comics collection "on the theme of political resistance to the forces of intolerance."

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