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World News

In Israel to get award, attend film screening, Ginsburg mindful of Jewish tradition, values

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg described how grateful she was for her Jewish heritage during a screening of a new documentary film, RBG, about her life and career at the Jerusalem Cinematheque. More...

Israeli sprinter breaks record set in 1972

JERUSALEM (JTA) – An Israeli sprinter broke her country’s women’s record in the 100 meters set at the 1972 Munich Olympics.  Diana Vaisman, who will be 20 at the end of the month, ran the race in 11.38 seconds at the Israel Athletic Championship in Tel Aviv to beat the time of 11.45 by Esther Roth-Shahamorov.  More...

Israel to launch moon mission from Florida in December

Israel will launch a rocket from Florida in a bid to become the fourth country to reach the moon.  Israel Aerospace Industries and the nonprofit SpaceIL announced July 10 that they plan a December launch from Cape Canaveral to land on the moon on Feb. 13. The landing would culminate eight years of collaboration on the project.  More...

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