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  • Another Jewish year for the Chicago Cubs

    Another year, another painful season for Chicago Cubs fans. This erev Rosh Hashanah marks the last game of the season for the team that hasn’t won a World Series since 1908 and hasn’t advanced to the World Series since 1945. Jewcy Editor in Chief Jason Diamond knows this all too well. [[READMORE]] "My mother’s side of… More ▸

  • Jewish baseball heroes, real and fake

    Ross Ufberg at the Forward’s Arty-Semite launched an imaginative series about "The Lions of Zion," a fictional all-Jewish baseball team trying to compete in the National League in 1933. Had the team been real, JTA might have been able to help the hapless Hebrews drum up support the following year. [[READMORE]] JTA Jewish Daily Bulletin… More ▸

  • Can Kabbalah help A-Rod?

    It’s not a huge surprise because of his “friendship” with Madonna, but Alex Rodriguez was wearing a red Kabbalah bracelet during the ESPN interview Monday in which the New York Yankee admits steroid use. As ESPN’s Peter Gammons asks his first question in this clip, A-Rod scratches his ear with his left hand and a… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Several prominent Jews spied for the United States during World War II, newly released documents show. Former Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg, philanthropist and businessman Laurence Tisch and baseball player Moe Berg were among the 35,000 men and women whose files from their service in the World War II-era Office of Strategic Services were released… More ▸