Sanctions on Russian oligarch donors hit Israel institutions
Billionaire Moshe Kantor has severed his longstanding ties to Tel Aviv University — joining a growing list of Russian Jewish oligarchs who have scaled back their philanthropic activities after coming under international sanctions for their ties to President Vladimir Putin.
KSAT Kids: Today in History, Sept. 25
Today is Friday, Sept. 25, the 269th day of 2020. On this date:In 1789, the first United States Congress adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution and sent them to the states for ratification. The Boston Red Sox play against the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Boston. In 1956, the first trans-Atlantic telephone cable officially went into service with a three-way ceremonial call between New York, Ottawa and London. In 1992, NASA’s Mars Observer blasted off on a $980 million mission to the red planet (the probe disappeared just before entering Martian orbit in August 1993).