July 23, 2014 RSS feed / World News

Moneyball maven striking it rich for the Oakland Athletics

BALTIMORE—As director of professional scouting and baseball development for the Oakland Athletics, Dan Feinstein scouts amateur players, evaluates the organization’s talent, is involved in contract negotiations and arbitration cases, pond More...

United States intervening in Europe’s circumcision wars

WASHINGTON— The Obama administration’s antisemitism monitor has added an issue to his office’s portfolio: defending circumcision in Europe.  More...

Jewish mother and daughter killed in Ukraine shelling

A Jewish mother and daughter were killed in a shelling in the embattled eastern Ukraine city of Lugansk.  The victims of Friday's explosion were identified on the website of the Lugansk Jewish community as Svetlana and Anna Sitnikov.  More...

In L.A., children of Holocaust survivors are saying, ‘Never Again!’—with a gun

LOS ANGELES—It’s a sunny morning in Southern California and Lea Rosenfeld, a soft-spoken, bespectacled woman who looks like a Jewish grandmother, squares her feet, faces her target and squeezes off five shots with a handgun.  All of More...