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Hillel Kuttler, JTA
Hillel Kuttler, JTA

Narron preps Israelis for World Baseball Classic

PHILADELPHIA — Visiting Israel the past few winters to see his daughter and her family led to an unexpected job for Jerry Narron, a devout Christian and a baseball...

Photo was starting point for cross-continental reunion

BALTIMORE — Jewelry hung from Rosa Zacharia’s ears and neck. Bracelets adorned her wrists and she wore rings on six of her fingers. She and her family were dressed to...

Tampa Bay Lightning’s Jewish owner speaks

BALTIMORE — Jeffrey Vinik, the owner of the National Hockey League’s Tampa Bay Lightning, is experiencing a first: his team playing in the Stanley Cup Finals, which...

Sabbath-observing baseball exec says record contract makes sense for Marlins

MIAMI — For Joel Mael, the Shabbat-observing vice chairman of the Miami Marlins, the team’s free spending in the offseason was wise from a financial perspective....

Getting the lay-up of it

Former Maccabi Tel Aviv coach leapfrogs (like LeBron) to Cavaliers WASHINGTON — With the clock winding down on a recent game here, Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt...

From Rangers fan to NHL top boss

NEW YORK — In the late 1960s, Gary Bettman would finish classes at his Queens high school, take the subway to Madison Square Garden and whip out his student ID card to...

Merging sports with charity

BALTIMORE — At the first Detroit Tigers game he attended, in 1940, Bob Matthews saw slugging first baseman Hank Greenberg play. Now a retired orthodontist living in...

‘The Cheese Guy’ ages kosher 60-pound wheels in his basement

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION SECTION D PAGE 3 YONKERS, NY —— If you’’re going to Brent Delman’’s home in this New York City suburb on the first day of Rosh...

Daughter visits rescuer in Belgium

BALTIMORE — Tanya Klein grew up knowing that her mother, Tova Silverstein (nee Lowenbraun), had survived the Holocaust in hiding in her native Belgium. Mom, however,...

Jewish gridders gearing up for NFL campaign

BALTIMORE — Blocking brothers, a college star seeking success in the pros, a fullback who hasn’t had a carry in four seasons and a couple of ace special teamers are...