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Israeli baseball team adds Jewish Americans to Olympic-hopeful roster

By Annie Archer For Mitzpeh @anniearcher98   Ten Jewish-American baseball players gained Israeli citizenship last month so they will be able to represent Israel in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Peter Kurz, president of the Israel Baseball Association, sought out a number of retired players, free agents and players in the ...

Professor raises issue of structural inequality in Global Peace Conference speech

By Oyinkansola Awosika For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh   The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace hosted Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot, senior advisor to the president on indigenous affairs at First Nations House of Learning, during its global peace conference last Wednesday. The Future of Humanity: The Challenge of Global Peace and Security Confere...

Scholars discuss new approaches to world peace at Bahá’í conference

By Thomas Hindle For Mitzpeh @Thomas_Hindle_   Countries are taking the wrong approach in trying to achieve world peace, a speaker said Wednesday at The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace conference. The conference, titled “The Future of Humanity: The Challenge of Global Peace and Security” was a two-day event held at this ...

Israeli national team tries for 2018 FIFA World Cup after almost half century drought

By Nicole Reisinger For the Mitzpeh @nareising The Israeli national football team is in the midst of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. It’s a formidable task, considering the team has not qualified for the tournament in almost half a century. Elisha Levy, the head coach who replaced Eli Guttman last April, has the responsibi...

Israel’s run in World Baseball Classic allows for cultural unity among Jews

By Isabella Olive For the Mitzpeh @IzzyOlive7 The Israeli national baseball team’s historic run in the World Baseball Classic came to an end on Wednesday, March 15. The inspirational success has been dubbed a “Cinderella Story.” Israel was the last to qualify and was ranked 41st before it went on to defeat third ranked South Korea, fourth ...