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April 24, 2015  RSS feed
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Last-place Boston Marathon runner earns medal, admiration for feat

Twenty hours after the start of the Boston Marathon, Venezuelan long-distance runner Maickel Melamed crossed the finish line, prompting an impromptu City Hall ceremony in his honor later that morning.  Melamed finished far behind the marathon’s winners, but he nonetheless received a medal.  More...

NFL schedule: Jews won’t be happy about High Holiday start date

On Rosh Hashanah, according to the liturgy, our fate is written in the Book of Life.  But Jewish football fans may be spending the holiday thinking about something else: the NFL opening games they are missing.  More...

Obama holds ‘therapeutic’ meetings with American Jewish leaders and donors

WASHINGTON – Jewish leaders expected President Barack Obama to sell them hard on the Iran nuclear deal. Instead, participants in two White House meetings held earlier this month said he offered a softer pitch on how deeply he cares for Israel and the Jewish people.  More...

U.S. accidentally killed Jewish hostage in al-Qaida raid

U.S. forces accidentally killed Warren Weinstein, the Jewish-American government contractor who had been held hostage by al-Qaida since 2011, the White House acknowledged.  More...

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