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Former World Champion Boxer Rabbi Yuri Foreman Continues Comeback With Rapid Knockout

Former world champion boxer and ordained rabbi Yuri Foreman continued his comeback on Friday afternoon with a second round knockout of journeyman Jason Davis at the...

June 5, 2016 2:45 pm

The ‘Uprising’ of Nili Block, Israel’s Female Kickboxing World Champion

JNS.org - The “cover photo” quote featured on 20-year-old Nili Block’s Facebook page says, “When My Body ‘Shouts’ Stop, My Mind ‘Screams’ Never.” The quote is on the mark. After a decade of blood, sweat, and tears,...

Rabbi Yuri Foreman Pulls Unanimous Eight-Round Decision Win After Two-Year Hiatus

Former WBA middleweight champion and Brooklynite Yuri Foreman, a recently ordained Orthodox Jewish rabbi, pulled a unanimous eight-round decision comeback win against Washington DC's Lenwood Dozier this weekend. Judges saw it 77-75 for Foreman, who is now 33-2 with 9...

In Israel for Champions League Soccer Match, Chelsea Manager Says Team Not Worried About Security Situation

The manager of the Chelsea Football Club said on Monday that he is looking forward to playing in Israel this week against Maccabi Tel Aviv, in spite of the security situation, Israeli news site nrg reported. Jose Murinho, who...

November 4, 2015 6:39 pm

After Two-Year Break and Completion of Rabbinic Studies, Jewish Boxer Yuri Foreman Plans Return to the Ring

Jewish boxing star Yuri Foreman will return to the ring on Dec. 5 after two...

November 1, 2015 3:18 pm

‘It’s Best to Keep Jews Under Control,’ Says Italian Football Federation President

Italian Football Federation President Carlo Tavecchio is under attack for making antisemitic remarks, Football Italia...

October 20, 2015 12:23 pm

Hungarian Swimming Federation Wants European League to Replace Israel as Championship Host

In view of the current security situation in the Jewish state, the Hungarian Swimming Federation...

October 13, 2015 3:02 pm

Professor Says Dodgers Power-Hitter Could Break Stereotype of Jews in Sports

Rookie player for the Dodgers Joc Pederson may boost the image of Jewish athletes if...

September 29, 2015 9:30 am

Jewish Boxer Dustin ‘White Tiger’ Fleischer Scores Fourth Knockout Victory

Jewish boxer Dustin Fleischer, who said his quest is to become the first world champion...

June 5, 2016 2:45 pm

Former World Champion Boxer Rabbi Yuri Foreman Continues Comeback With Rapid Knockout

Former world champion boxer and ordained rabbi Yuri Foreman continued his comeback on Friday afternoon with a second round knockout of journeyman Jason Davis at the Resorts...

January 10, 2016 3:40 am

The ‘Uprising’ of Nili Block, Israel’s Female Kickboxing World Champion

JNS.org - The “cover photo” quote featured on 20-year-old Nili Block’s Facebook page says, “When My Body ‘Shouts’ Stop, My Mind ‘Screams’ Never.” The quote is on...

December 6, 2015 7:36 pm

Rabbi Yuri Foreman Pulls Unanimous Eight-Round Decision Win After Two-Year Hiatus

Former WBA middleweight champion and Brooklynite Yuri Foreman, a recently ordained Orthodox Jewish rabbi, pulled a unanimous eight-round decision comeback win against Washington DC's Lenwood Dozier this weekend. Judges...

November 23, 2015 3:52 pm

In Israel for Champions League Soccer Match, Chelsea Manager Says Team Not Worried About Security Situation

The manager of the Chelsea Football Club said on Monday that he is looking forward to playing in Israel this week against Maccabi Tel Aviv,...

November 4, 2015 6:39 pm

After Two-Year Break and Completion of Rabbinic Studies, Jewish Boxer Yuri Foreman Plans Return to the Ring

Jewish boxing star Yuri Foreman will return to the ring on Dec. 5 after two years in retirement during which he completed his studies to...

November 1, 2015 3:18 pm

‘It’s Best to Keep Jews Under Control,’ Says Italian Football Federation President

Italian Football Federation President Carlo Tavecchio is under attack for making antisemitic remarks, Football Italia reported on Sunday. Tavecchio, known for his tendency to utter racist slurs and...

October 20, 2015 12:23 pm

Hungarian Swimming Federation Wants European League to Replace Israel as Championship Host

In view of the current security situation in the Jewish state, the Hungarian Swimming Federation asked the European Swimming League (LEN) to re-examine Israel’s hosting...

October 13, 2015 3:02 pm

Professor Says Dodgers Power-Hitter Could Break Stereotype of Jews in Sports

Rookie player for the Dodgers Joc Pederson may boost the image of Jewish athletes if he can prove he has both brains and brawn, according to...

September 29, 2015 9:30 am

Jewish Boxer Dustin ‘White Tiger’ Fleischer Scores Fourth Knockout Victory

Jewish boxer Dustin Fleischer, who said his quest is to become the first world champion descended from a Holocaust survivor, stayed unbeaten with a first-round...

September 7, 2015 7:07 am

Wales Welcomes Israeli Football Team Despite BDS Protests

The Israeli national soccer team played to a 0-0 tie on Sunday against Wales at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, U.K. Israel’s presence, however, had enraged anti-Israel activists,...

September 4, 2015 3:58 pm

Tom Brady: Best Part of My Summer Was Watching Julian Edelman Lather Himself in Mud at Dead Sea in Israel

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady may have been bogged down this offseason over the NFL's "Deflategate" scandal, but he found unusual recourse in images of...

August 26, 2015 5:41 pm

Britain’s Lord Sugar Says Synagogues Will Be Empty With Yom Kippur Matchup of Jewish-Supported Soccer Teams

British-Jewish business tycoon Lord Alan Sugar joked on Wednesday that London synagogues will likely be empty during Yom Kippur with congregants fleeing to watch the...

August 9, 2015 12:48 pm

Top Israeli Basketball Team to Take on NBA Giants Los Angeles Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies

Leading Israeli basketball team Maccabi Haifa will travel to the U.S. in October to take on two top-ranked NBA sides, the team announced on Thursday. Haifa...

July 20, 2015 5:14 pm

Israeli Muslim Cage Fighter Says He’s Proud to Fight Under Jewish State’s Flag

A 32-year-old Circassian Israeli Muslim Mixed Martial Arts fighter from Abu Ghosh says he takes pride in fighting under the Israeli flag, Israel's Walla reported on Sunday. Like...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Europe Police Reveal Which Nations ISIS Could Target Next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the US-led coalition fighting...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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