Saturday, April 25, 2015 Iyyar 6, 5775
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Ellen Futterman, St. Louis Jewish Light
Since the Phillies didn't even come close to playing in this year's World Series, local baseball fans will have to decide if they'd rather root for St. Louis or Boston. Religious leaders from both cities already have baseball on the brain, sporting team kippahs, jerseys and even starting a bet (to benefit charity) over which team will win.
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A soccer match or table tennis tournament involving Jewish and Arab children surely won’t solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but Israeli Tami Hay thinks peace has to start somewhere, so why not with sports?
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Tom Peled and his teammates taking part in Bike for the Fight are spinning their wheels at local stops as the Israeli group targets the mid-Atlantic states for its charitable mission to raise funds and awareness in the ongoing battle against cancer.
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Slugging for Israel to Chasing a Pennant in the Big Leagues
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Hillel Kuttler, JTA
Last year, first baseman Nate Freiman was playing for Israel in the World Baseball Classic qualifiers. This year, he’s a rookie in the big leagues, trying to help the Oakland Athletics make the playoffs.
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A Berwyn native and former star forward for Davidson College’s basketball team heads to Israel this week to start his professional career with Maccabi Tel Aviv.
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