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Hillel Kuttler, JTA
Hillel Kuttler, JTA

Ex-WNBA chief Donna Orender cheers NBA breakthrough on women

BALTIMORE — As a former WNBA president who played in what is considered the first US professional basketball league for women, Donna Orender has been eager for a...

Two Americans killed in Gaza

BALTIMORE — Sean Carmeli, a sergeant in the Israeli army, was stationed in Israel’s South awaiting possible orders to enter Gaza. He was exchanging Facebook messages...

Brazilian Jews see World Cup as a great Jewish opportunity

RIO DE JANIERO — When Argentina plays its opening-round matches in the World Cup, Mariano Schlez of Buenos Aires will be screaming his support from the stands. But...

Detroit Tigers roaring with Jewish duo

BALTIMORE — The rarity arose in the initial meeting of first-year Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus and his second baseman Ian Kinsler, newly traded from the Texas...

Wronged Olympians to get their due

BALTIMORE — Nancy Glickman was a teenager when she heard the story about her father at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin: Marty Glickman and another Jewish sprinter,...

Former Nuggets coach Larry Brown barely missed March Madness with SMU

BALTIMORE — Before leading the Southern Methodist University men’s basketball team onto the practice court Sunday afternoon, March 16, coach Larry Brown spent a few...

For ‘The Hockey Maven,’ it’s all about the game — and Israel, too

UNIONDALE, NY — As the Boston Bruins buzz the Islanders net throughout the opening period of a game at the Nassau Coliseum, Stan Fischler is standing 10 feet behind the...

Israelis at Olympics

HACKENSACK, NJ — Evgeni Krasnapolsky and Andrea Davidovich glide around the ice, shadowing one another to the accompaniment of Nino Rota’s “Love Theme from Romeo and...

Can the divine influence a Bronco win?

DENVER — Rabbi Daniel Alter expects some added fervency during daily prayer services at the Denver Academy of Torah in the days leading up to the Super Bowl. Alter, the...

At 91, Harvey Pollack is still NBA’s leading scorer

PHILADELPHIA — Fittingly, Harvey Pollack was the one who scribbled the number 100 on the most famous photograph in basketball history: Wilt Chamberlain holding the...