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TEL AVIV - The old adage "Football is life. The rest is mere details" clearly doesn't ring true for one rabbi who was caught on a stadium camera at an Israel-Scotland game in Glasgow deep in Talmudic study just after the away team scored a goal. 

WATCH: Clip of Rabbi Studying Talmud After Goal Scored Goes Viral

TEL AVIV – The old adage “Football is life. The rest is mere details” clearly doesn’t ring true for one rabbi who was caught on a stadium camera at an Israel-Scotland game in Glasgow deep in Talmudic study just after the away team scored a goal. 

Nazi uniforms on display at Connecticut-based Alexander Autographs on July 19, 2011 in Stamford, Connecticut. The uniforms will be sold separately from some of the diaries of feared Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele, the so-called 'Angel of Death' who carried out gruesome medical experiments on prisoners at Auschwitz, The diaries, …

Former Nazi SS Camp Guard, 94, Goes on Trial in Germany

MUENSTER, Germany — A 94-year-old former enlisted SS man went on trial Tuesday in Germany, charged with being an accessory to murder for crimes committed during the years he served as a guard at the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp.

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Watch – Palestinian Sharia Judge: ‘Jews Live on the Body Parts of Others’

JERUSALEM – A Sharia judge for the Palestinian Authority claimed in a sermon that was broadcast on the PA’s official TV network that Jews “dance and live on the body parts of others, and on the blood of others,” and that “there is no global corruption that their rabbis did not allow.”

This undated video image released by the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation shows Sonia Orbuch during a video testimony in California. (Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation via AP)

Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis as a Girl, Dies in California

CORTE MADERA, California — Sonia Orbuch, who survived the Holocaust as a teenager in eastern Europe by joining a resistance group that was sabotaging the Nazis, has died in Northern California, a newspaper reported. She was 93.

An ultra-Orthodox Jew walks between the Sukkahs (tabernacles) that fill a narrow street in the religious Mea Shearim neighbourhood as another Jewish man works on his booth which will be used during the upcoming festival of Sukkot, on October 1, 2009, in Jerusalem, Israel. The eight-day Jewish Feast of the …

Sukkah Saves Israeli Who Fell from 4th Floor Balcony

TEL AVIV – A man fell off of a fourth floor balcony on on the eve of the Jewish holiday of Succoth but the sukkah of a neighbour broke the fall and likely saved his life, Jerusalem paramedics said. 

Israeli-Russian Yulia Tskhay, 17, a fully trained medic is seen at the Magen David Adom (MDA) center 05 September 2006, in her hometown of Tiberias on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. In Israel, where life is regulated by security alerts and years of conflict, thousands of teenagers spend …

Israeli Paramedics Treat 2,243 People on Yom Kippur

TEL AVIV – More than 2,240 Israelis were treated by paramedics from Magen David Adom over Yom Kippur, the emergency medical service said. MDA treated 228 children and adults who were injured while riding bicycles. On Yom Kippur, secular Israelis head

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Israel Shuts Down for Yom Kippur

Israel shut down on Tuesday evening for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and the holiest day of the Jewish calendar.