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  • Blatter to visit US in 2016, rejects talk of avoiding FBI

    Sepp Blatter says he has no fear of setting foot in the United States — no matter what the FBI might be doing. The FIFA president insisted Friday he is not avoiding the U.S. despite a reported probe implicating two of his former FIFA colleagues...
  • Frida Ghitis: Learning from errors of pollsters

    Spare a thought for the pollsters and pundits now occupied with the unpleasant task of wiping egg off their faces. The outcomes of a couple of recent parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom and in Israel have left the professional predictors licking...
  • Palestinian goal: Kick Israel out of world soccer

    The Palestinian Authority has a new goal in its efforts to isolate Israel internationally: a ban from world soccer. The head of FIFA, the Swiss-based international soccer federation, arrived in Israel on Tuesday for meetings aimed at resolving the...
  • UN says will engage Israel on 'realistic options' for talks

    The United Nations' new Middle East envoy said Tuesday that he and the U.N. secretary-general will engage Israel's new government to explore "realistic options" for a return to talks with the Palestinians aimed at a two-state solution within a...
  • We have to address campus issues now

    We have to address campus issues now
    As someone who has been critical about the sometimes overheated reaction to what is taking place regarding Jews on campus, I also believe it is vital to monitor the situation closely and to be able to reevaluate as things may change. I still believe...
  • The great importance of counting

    The great importance of counting
    This week's portion contains a counting of the Jewish people. Nachmanides offers several ideas to explain the reason for such a census. Each reason has a deep message. First, the census expresses God's mercy. When Yaakov (Jacob) came to Egypt he brought...
  • Sepp Blatter says he's on 'mission of peace' to Israel

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Tuesday he is on a "mission of peace" to resolve tensions between the Israeli and Palestinian soccer federations in the hope of staving off a Palestinian bid to oust Israel from the world governing body. As part of his...
  • American tourist dies while hiking amid heatwave in Israel

    Israeli police say an American tourist has died while hiking during a heatwave in Israel on a trial leading to the ancient Jewish desert fortress of Masada. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the 20-year-old woman from Florida fell about 5 meters...
  • CBI 30th anniversary celebrated

    CBI 30th anniversary celebrated
    On Thursday, April 30, about 175 people gathered at Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton for a cocktail party to celebrate the synagogue's 30th anniversary. At the cocktail party, the synagogue also celebrated a number of other milestones, including:...
  • Century Village celebrates Yom Yerushalayim

    Century Village celebrates Yom Yerushalayim
    Over 400 residents and guests of Century Village in Deerfield Beach celebrated Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) on May 17 through a joint partnership of three congregations in Deerfield Beach. Rabbis Yisrael Edelman of Young Israel of Deerfield Beach,...
  • Papal recognition: Francis boosts the cause of Palestinian statehood

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, May 18: The Vatican announced last Wednesday that it will soon sign a treaty that will recognize Palestinian statehood. Pope Francis' decision to approve the treaty with the...