With 25 miles between him and the coast of France, James Meier, a trim 66-year-old, jumped off a boat idling near Dover and into the cold waters of the English Channel. It was 3 a.m., and after more than a year of chasing the unexpected in training drills, he found himself immersed in what seemed like infinite water.
For nine months now, Dmitriy Salita, the Russian-Jewish welterweight, has been telling anyone who will listen that the reason for his humiliating loss to Amir Khan in England last December was the hostile, jeering, “anti-Semitic” environment in the Newcastle arena.
It’s prime time at Israel’s yeshivas. Working men who have taken a bit of vacation to study, and full-time bokhers, pore over religious texts to get focused in preparation for the High Holy Days.
Twelve years into Aaron Adler’s retirement, the value of his life insurance policy was cut by $95,000.
Which costs more: belonging to a synagogue, or belonging to a church?
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