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Yossi Goldstein was born and raised in New York City, and is currently a freelance sports journalist. A Touro College honors graduate, Yossi has held stints in the press box since 2010, covering the local New York sports scene, to include the New York Rangers, and Islanders, as well as an international correspondent at Israel SportsRadio in Jerusalem, Israel.

ARTICLES BY: Yossi Goldstein


April 20, 2014 2:01 pm
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Israeli Soccer Team Faces Prospect of International Ban

The Israel National soccer team could be facing a World Cup ban, and other soccer sanctions, unless it alleviates travel restrictions and increases field access...

March 25, 2014 12:22 pm
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Lacrosse Match Celebrates Purim and St. Patrick’s Day

While you were likely busy celebrating the holiday of Purim, the Village of Bayville, New York, transformed one of its parks into an international celebration...

January 9, 2014 8:15 am
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Another Jewish Barrier Broken in NCAA Basketball

Northwestern's walk-on freshman Aaron Liberman got his first in-game action in the NCAA's Big Ten basketball conference on Sunday, becoming the first player in the...

August 14, 2013 8:58 am
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Israel’s Davis Cup Team Fined 10,000 Euros for Refusing to Play on Yom Kippur

In the world of organized sports, religion and athletics can often collide. The Israeli female lacrosse team, for example, recently announced it would skip an...

July 31, 2013 9:38 am
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Jewish Basketball Pioneer Oscar (Ossie) Schechtman Passes Away

"The Show Must Go On" - Queen Oscar (Ossie) Schechtman, an original member of the New York Knicks, scored the legendary first National Basketball Association (called...

July 3, 2013 11:07 am
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New Hope for Israel’s National Lacrosse Team

Israel's National Lacrosse team has a full plate this summer. After a solid showing in its first-ever international win - a 13-9 victory over Turkey...

January 16, 2013 8:33 am
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New York’s Jewish Icemen

The Nuclear Winter is over! Hockey fans the world over, rejoice! After the National Hockey League Players' Association and NHL Owners (finally) came to a Collective Bargaining...

December 20, 2012 5:50 pm
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Kevin Youkilis Leads the Pack of Jewish Big Apple Ballplayers

"What happens when you combine a Greek omelet-sounding name with a bagel and lox?" a friend of mine asked me the other day. "You have Kevin...

November 2, 2012 12:19 am
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New Book on Jewish Athletes Something Kids Can Root For

Looking for the neatest holiday gift for your sports-loving young one? How about the perfect Bar Mitzvah present that surely will delight? A spectacular new book...

October 26, 2012 10:39 am
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Amateur Boxing’s Disgrace

The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) came down heavily this week on USA Boxing, officially handing down sanctions to the amateur boxing commission, and suspended...

October 5, 2012 1:53 pm
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How Team Israel’s WBC Loss May Be The Country’s Long-Term Gain

The past couple of months of baseball in Israel certainly have been exciting. However, in the short term, the World Baseball Classic qualifying ...

September 9, 2012 3:44 pm
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Lance Armstrong: Is He Guilty? And the Lesson We Can Learn

Retribution and Tragedy are words that often coincide. As defined by thinkers, "tragedy" represents an exalted person's fall from grace; "retribution" often is the reason for...

August 24, 2012 1:48 pm
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Youkilis: The Greek G-d of Israel

To many, the Middle East has long been recognized as the world's pulse and epicenter for historical conflict and present-day empowerment. There have been many...

August 12, 2012 2:29 pm
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Maccabiah Games: The Jewish Olympics

The past few sports weeks have zoomed by us like a NASCAR driver on the homestretch of the Talladega Speedway. There was the NHL Free Agent...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

French Minister Pays Respects at Desecrated Jewish Cemetery

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner on Friday paid his respects at a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg, days after 37 of its tombstones and a monument to Holocaust victims were defaced with Nazi...

Israel

Israel Destroys Home of Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed Israeli Special Fo...

Israeli forces on Saturday demolished the family home of a Palestinian charged with killing an Israeli soldier in the West...

Middle East

Western Tourists Trickle into Saudi Arabia as It Tries to Open Up

Western tourists, a rarity in Saudi Arabia, visited this weekend under a new visa system, as one of the world's most inaccessible countries tries to open up its society and...

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