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  • Argentina tennis rallies to victory in Sunrise

    When it was all over, when the fifth and deciding match was finally clinched on a sweltering Sunday afternoon in Sunrise, it was the Argentine team not the "host" Israelis jumping up and down celebrating, dumping Gatorade on each other, and dancing with...
  • International Tennis Federation forces Israel to play its Davis Cup 'home' match in Florida

    Israel is listed as the home team for this weekend's Davis Cup tennis matches against Argentina, but nothing could be further from the truth. The matches are being played in Sunrise, Fla., against the Israelis' wishes, 6,500 miles away from their home...
  • Raymond Hartstein, 1918-2014

    Raymond Hartstein, 1918-2014
    Raymond Hartstein, the founding chairman of Oakton Community College, spearheaded the development of the Skokie campus and was on hand with his family in 1995 when it was named the Raymond Hartstein Campus in his honor. "I remember standing next to my...
  • North Shore synagogues to 'stream' High Holiday services

    North Shore synagogues to 'stream' High Holiday services
    Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins Thursday, to be followed Oct. 4 by Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. North Shore Congregation Israel in Glencoe and B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim in Deerfield are among an...
  • Israel economy seen growing at 5-year low of 2.0 percent in 2014

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's economy will grow by 2.0 percent in 2014, its slowest pace in five years due to declines in exports and investment and well below a 3.2 percent rate in 2013, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. It comes after...
  • Israel approves Intel's $6 billion investment in chip plant

    Israel approves Intel's $6 billion investment in chip plant
    Israel's finance and economy ministries on Monday approved a plan by Intel Corp to invest $6 billion in the upgrade of its chip manufacturing plant, in what would be the largest single investment by a foreign company in the country. Intel will receive...
  • Israel says Iran used Parchin military site for testing nuclear detonation technology

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday that Iran has used its Parchin military base as the site for secret tests of technology that could be used only for detonating a nuclear weapon. The Jewish state has been a severe critic of six big powers'...
  • Israeli probes into possible Gaza war crimes draw criticism

    JERUSALEM Facing a United Nations investigation for possible war crimes committed during its recent military campaign in the Gaza Strip, Israel has launched probes of its own into suspected violations, hoping to ward off prosecution in international...
  • Israeli high court orders closure of detention center for African migrants

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's high court on Monday outlawed a detention center where African migrants are held without trial and ordered some 2,000 inmates there released over the next three months. The ruling struck down a measure passed by Israel's...
  • Opposed To Israel's Policies, Not Anti-Semitic

    The Sept. 19 editorial "Crossing The Line" misrepresents the Rev. Bruce Shipman's letter to The New York Times in much the same way that the critics misrepresented Jimmy Carter's 2006 book "Palestine: Peace, Not Apartheid." In both cases, the critics have...
  • Mike Harari dies at 87; Mossad agent helped plan Munich revenge attacks

    Mike Harari, an Israeli secret service agent who played a major role in planning Mossad's revenge attacks against Palestinian militants implicated in the 1972 Munich massacre of the country's Olympic team, has died. He was 87. Harari, who died Sunday in...