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 By Hillel Kuttler    News    August 29, 2014

For Orender, NBA breakthrough for women a show of respect

BALTIMORE (JTA) – As a former WNBA president who played in what is considered the first U.S. professional basketball league for women, Donna Orender has been eager for a trailblazing female to join...

 

Chicago business donates ambucycles to United Hatzalah

CHICAGO – Chicago kosher restaurant, MILT’s BBQ for the Perplexed, has donated three ambucycles to the Israeli emergency response organization United Hatzalah in memory of Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaer and Eyal Yifrah, who were murdered earlier...

 

Depression-it's a heavy word, but JFS can help

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that depression impacts one in 10 Americans. On Aug. 11, Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams took his own life after battling with depression for countless years. It’s a taboo illness that can...

 

Jewish Pavilion volunteers visit residents for Shabbat services

Jewish Pavilion volunteers visited residents at Madison House and Health Center Windermere last Friday. The Madison House chef prepared a Shabbat lunch of chicken matzoh ball soup, with challah and...

 

Finding the Goldbergs: A Catskills mystery unraveled

MONTICELLO, N.Y. (JTA)-The moment I kicked in the door of the abandoned house in the heart of the Catskills, I felt like I was in an episode of "The Twilight Zone: Borscht Belt edition." In some corne...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Iran says it shot down Israeli drone near Natanz nuclear facility JERUSALEM (JTA)—Iran claimed that it shot down an Israeli drone near its Natanz uranium enrichment facility. The drone was targeted by a ground-to-air missile before it entered the...

 

Health awareness report: Orange County urges proactive measures to combat
 mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus

ORLANDO—As the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus continues to spread – including reports of the first two locally transmitted cases in Florida – the Orange County Health Services Department’s Mosquito Control Division is urging people to...

 

NY Post slams Obama's Israel policy

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) A New York Post editorial published Sunday slammed the Obama administration for its recent Israel policy. Headed “Obama deserts an ally in wartime,” the editorial said, “What kind of ally refuses to send you...

 

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