Is Spain really ready to become a haven for people with Jewish roots?

JTA — Blaming President Donald Trump for a resurgence of racism in America, some Hispanics are seeking Spanish citizenship based on their Jewish roots, according to The New York Times. An article identifying several such individuals, including one Albuquerque, New Mexico, woman who was raised Catholic, appeared Tuesday. The Times reported an increase in interest …

West Allegheny downs Strath Haven 4-0 for its first state soccer title

Jeremy Tepper @BCT_JTepper Friday Nov 16, 2018 at 8:38 PM Nov 16, 2018 at 8:38 PM HERSHEY— In West Allegheny’s second appearance an the state soccer championship, the Indians would not be denied. Led by a hat trick by Nathan Dragisich and another goal by Antonio Fiordilino, the Indians (23-2) downed Strath Haven (16-7-2), securing the PIAA 3A title, the program’s first state …

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler, Heil Trump' during Baltimore 'Fiddler on the Roof'

BALTIMORE — An audience member says a man interrupted a performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” in Baltimore with a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute. Rich Scherr is a contributing sportswriter for The Baltimore Sun. He told the newspaper that a man seated in the balcony of the Hippodrome Theatre on Wednesday night began shouting “Heil …

Tony Dorsett shares Hall of Fame honor with alma mater

Saturday Nov 10, 2018 at 4:40 PM Nov 10, 2018 at 9:51 PM PITTSBURGH — Just before 11 a.m. Saturday, Tony Dorsett slipped his arms through his gold Pro Football Hall of Fame sports coat and made his way into the Champions Club at Heinz Field. It was time for Dorsett, one of the most accomplished running backs in football history, to receive another …

Aliquippa returning to Heinz Field after beating Beaver Falls

Friday Nov 9, 2018 at 10:25 PM Nov 9, 2018 at 11:15 PM Quips, by beating Tigers for the second time this season, reach the final for the 11th straight season AMBRIDGE — The Aliquippa Quips are going back Heinz Field for the 11th straight year. They’ll be there Saturday for the 2 p.m. WPIAL Class 3A championship game against Derry. The Quips earned …

MK apologizes for appearing to say minister gave sexual favors to advance in IDF

A lawmaker from the Yesh Atid party apologized over comments appearing to suggest Culture Minister Miri Regev exchanged sexual favors for promotions during her military service, but refused to retract criticism he made of her. Elazar Stern, a former Israel Defense Forces general, told Regev on Tuesday, “I don’t want to talk about how you …

Autopsy finds Jewish rapper Mac Miller died from drugs and alcohol

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Mac Miller died from an accidental overdose caused by a combination of cocaine, alcohol, and the powerful opioid fentanyl, a coroner’s report released Monday said. The Los Angeles County coroner’s report named Miller’s cause of death as “mixed toxicity” of the three substances found in his system. The 26-year-old Jewish …

Casey, Barletta tangle for US Senate seat; Wolf, Wagner vie for governor

J.D. Prose Sunday Nov 4, 2018 at 6:57 PM Nov 4, 2018 at 6:57 PM Although both seem to lack the suspense many had expected, the races for governor and U.S. Senate remain at the top of the ballot for Pennsylvania voters on Tuesday. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is running for a second four-year term while former Republican state Sen. Scott Wagner, a …

South Side tops McGuffey 36-27, advances to second round of WPIAL Class 2A

Friday Nov 2, 2018 at 10:44 PM Nov 3, 2018 at 12:45 AM Playing at home in the postseason for the first time in over a decade, South Side held off McGuffey 36-27 to advance to the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class 2A playoffs. HOOKSTOWN — His clothes were soaked and caked with mud. Dirt speckled his face and stuck to his beard. …