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    A 33-year-old Jewish woman from California became the first American to win the London Marathon. Deena Kastor’s time of 2:19:35 on Sunday was nearly two minutes better than her closest competitor’s. Kastor was favored to win the women’s race after her victory in the Chicago marathon last year and second place finish in the Berlin… More ▸

  • Highlights of Jewish News: 5764 October 2003

    MOSCOW Belarus’ Jewish community protests a decision by the country’s Education Ministry to close a Jewish studies institute. NEW YORK Russian Jewish scientist Vitaly Ginzburg is awarded the Nobel Prize in physics. Ginzburg is honored “for pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids,” the Nobel Prize committee says. JERUSALEM Twenty-one people are killed… More ▸

  • Israelis Do the Wave After Windsurfer Earns Country’s First Olympic Gold Medal

    Television and radio stations in Israel cut away from their mid-day programming. News Web sites were updated faster than even the nimblest of fingers could press “refresh.” It wasn’t another terrorist attack in Israel, but some good news for a change: On Wednesday, the Jewish state entered the fraternity of Olympic gold-medal winners. “I felt… More ▸

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    Israeli judo bronze medalist Arik Ze’evi has been awarded a full college scholarship. After promising in June to grant scholarships to two students of the Interdisciplinary Center who would be competing in the Olympic Games should they return home with medals, the center’s president, Uriel Reichman, made good this week. Ze’evi, a third-year law and… More ▸

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    Arik Ze’evi won a bronze medal in judo, Israel’s first medal at the 2004 Olympic Games. Ze’evi defeated his Dutch opponent, Elco Van Der Geest, on Thursday to earn a bronze in the men’s 100-kg judo competition. More ▸