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Links to the world

This week Rocky Mountain Jew brings you a Venn Diagram of politics, Judaism and sports: where they overlap? Our third link – the connection between Jewish politicians and professional athletes.

  • Obama declares May “Jewish American Heritage Month,” and Rep. Debbie Wasserma Schultz (D-Fl.) writes a short piece entitled, 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Jewish Americans. One of the ten? There was a Jewish Paul Revere – a South Carolina owner who warned locals about a Cherokee attack.
  • Israeli and Bedouin youth in the Negev team up to play cricket (Ha’aretz)
  • Martin Frost, former chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, draws parallels between Jewish engagement in politics and baseball. (Politico)

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