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  • Alabama’s secret Jewish weapon celebrates grid title

    Robert Levin, a pediatrician and “Voice of the Million Dollar Band” for the Crimson Tide, revels in his third national crown. And he’s not the only Alabama Jew with ties to Bama’s glorious football legacy.

  • Ukraine synagogue firebombed again

    The exterior of a synagogue in central Ukraine was damaged after being attacked with a Molotov cocktail.

  • Canadian TV host’s anti-Israel remarks spur protests

    The Simon Wiesenthal Center is protesting the Canadian French-language station V-Television after the host of a program aired anti-Israel views on his show for a second time.

  • Mass. pension board completes Iran divestment

    The Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management board has divested its holdings in companies tied to Iran’s energy industry.

  • Evelyn Handler, former Brandeis president, killed by car

    Evelyn Handler, who served as the fifth president of Brandeis University from 1983 to 1991, was killed last Friday after being struck by a car.

  • Serbian president attends Chanukah ceremony

    Serbian President Boris Tadić attended a candle-lighting ceremony for Chanukah at a Belgrade synagogue.

  • Rudolph the Jew-nosed reindeer

    If you’ve always assumed that Christmas carols are merely twee expressions of Christian joy, think again. First, an astonishing proportion of the creators of these carols were Jewish (not just Irving Berlin). And one of the most famous of these lighthearted jingles has a complex and sad story behind it. On, Nate Bloom offers…

  • Cornell wins contest to team with Technion for N.Y. science campus

    Cornell University will collaborate with the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology for a new science campus in New York City after winning a competition.

  • Emergency Committee for Israel slams Obama in N.Y. Times ad

    The Emergency Committee for Israel in a full-page ad in The New York Times attacked President Obama’s treatment of the Jewish state.

  • QB’s signature pose has Jews and gentiles ‘Tebowing’

    Tim Tebow, a devout Christian quarterback who doesn’t throw very well but has helped the Denver Broncos pull off a string of last-second victories, has fans of all faiths copying his signature move — taking a knee in prayer after scoring a touchdown.