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Gwen Goldman standing for the national anthem at a New York Yankees game. Source: New York Yankees/Twitter.

Jewish mom fulfills 60-year-old dream of being bat girl for New York Yankees

A Jewish mom finally got to be a bat girl for the New York Yankees on Monday night 60 years after her request was originally turned down because of her gender, ESPN reported. Gwen Goldman, 70, a...
New York Rangers Adam Fox receiving the Norris Trophy. Source: Screenshot.

NY Rangers’ Adam Fox becomes first Jewish winner of major NHL award

Adam Fox, a Jewish hockey player with the New York Rangers, was named on Tuesday the winner of the 2020-21 James Norris Memorial Trophy. The trophy is giving annually to the National Hockey League’s (NHL) top defenseman...
Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld with former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. October 2002. Credit: Avi Ohayon/GPO.

Rumsfeld remembered for leading war on terror and his admiration for Israel

Despite much of the criticism of Donald Rumsfeld for his handling of the Iraq War, the late former defense secretary’s associates praised him for his decisions during an unstable time for American security. Rumsfeld died...
claudia gabriela marques vieira, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

War And Pieces: The Shape of Teachers’ Anti-Israel Drive

So much for “the peaceful solution” and “this very peaceful way.” Amani Barakat must be joking when she twice touts the “peaceful” tactics of an anti-Israel drive among West Coast teachers’ unions. Simultaneously, Barakat continues...
On June 6, 2021, about three weeks into the campaign, the Hamas representative in Yemen, Mo'az Abu Shamala presented an honorary plaque to Muhammad 'Ali Al-Houthi, in recognition of his support for the movement. (Credit: Palinfo.com via MEMRI)

Houthi media: Palestinians receive more than $2 million from fundraising campaign

A website run by the public relations department of the armed forces of the Yemen-based Houthi Ansar Allah movement published an article claiming its radio station gave Palestinian resistance factions a $400,000 donation, according...
The Arizona State Capitol. Credit: Shutterstock.

Arizona Senate approves resolution that says questioning Israel’s right to exist is anti-Semitic

Legislation approved on Tuesday by the Arizona Senate requires local schools to teach that any claim about Israel not having the right to exist is anti-Semitic, KAWC News reported. The 16-14 vote came after every Democratic lawmaker in...
The logo for "Lama TV." Source: YouTube.

Major Canadian TV channel drops Arabic show for anti-Semitic Twitter post

Canada’s largest multicultural television channel has promised to no longer broadcast an Arabic-language show after it made an anti-Semitic remark on Twitter, B’nai Brith Canada announced on Wednesday. “Lama TV,” founded and produced by Lama Aggad, describes itself...

Owning a piece of the rock: Post-COVID, Westerners snap up Israeli property

Scott Gross is a man with a mission. He’s scouring the country for the perfect place for his parents to enjoy their retirement. “It’s one-half investment and one-half a place where they could live in...
The Shaloh House in Boston. Google Street View

Chabad rabbi stabbed outside of a Boston Jewish day school

A male suspect repeatedly stabbed Chabad emissary, Rabbi, Shlomo Noginsky, outside of the Shaloh House Jewish Day School in Brighton, Massachusetts, which primarily serves the Boston area’s Russian Jewish community. Noginsky is a rabbi and...
Soldiers with the IDF Home Front command helping find survivors amid in the rubble. Surfside, Fla. Credit: IDF Home Front Command.

An inside look at the Israeli rescue effort in Surfside

A rescue delegation from the Israel Defense Forces Home Front Command is using visual intelligence techniques and information received from families of the victims to precisely map out the wreckage of a condo that...