Elsewhere: Soccer with big goals, philo-Semitism in the Gulf, Hasidim steer industry

Julie Wiener

Soccer with bigger goals: Brooklyn’s annual Crown Heights Cup brings together Hasidic Jews and black immigrants from the Caribbean in an area once plagued by racial tensions. (N.Y. Times)

Philo-Semitism in the Gulf: While other Persian Gulf states have virtually no Jews, the Arab monarchy of Bahrain protects its country’s small Jewish community, allowing its members to ascend to powerful posts. (Washington Post)

Hasidim steering industry:Hasidic Jews are significant players in America’s growing discount intercity bus business.(Moment)

Labor and Conservative movement: A conflict between a suburban Philadelphia Conservative day school and its teachers union is sparking debate over whether it is kosher for Conservative institutions to fight organized labor.(Philadelphia Inquirer)

36 to watch: The Jewish Week’s seventh annual list of Jewish leaders under age 36 includes author Leah Vincent, restaurateur Noah Bernamoff and 34 others in a range of fields. (N.Y. Jewish Week)

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