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Jul72015
Touch of Pray: Celebrating Shabbat and the Grateful Dead
July 7, 2015

CHICAGO (JTA) — What a long, strange trip it’s been for Shu Eliovson. The American-born resident of Kfar Maimon, a religious moshav in southern Israel, Eliovson is CEO and co-founder of the tech start-up Likeminder, an anonymous social networking site for “authentic… Read more...

Apr232015
Israeli tennis stars emerging, backed by London philanthropist with Wimbledon dreams
April 23, 2015

(JTA) — Can Yishai Oliel become Israel’s version of tennis champion Novak Djokovic? London businessman David Coffer is hoping the Ramle teenager can someday join such heady company — and he’s backing up his dream with the funding to groom the hard-hitting lefty for… Read more...

Sep162014
For Israeli tennis ace Andy Ram and ‘home’ crowd in Fla., a finale to remember
September 16, 2014

SUNRISE, Fla. (JTA) – It wasn’t Tel Aviv, but thousands of people chanting his name at a Davis Cup match following a grueling victory was a pretty good way for Israel’s Andy Ram to leave the game of tennis to which he had devoted more than half his life. Ram, 34, and his… Read more...