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Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas to Wear Leotard With Hebrew Letters in National Competition

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas will wear a leotard bearing Hebrew lettering when she competes at the P&G Gymnastics Championships over the weekend. Douglas' Swarovski-outlined outfit...

June 23, 2016 6:26 pm
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British World Heavyweight Champion Should Be Banned From Boxing for Sounding Like Hitler, Says Ukrainian Competitor

Britain's world heavyweight champion, Taylor Fury, should be banned from boxing for making Nazi-like comments, a former world champion from the Ukraine said on Thursday, ahead of their upcoming match. "I was in shock at his statements about...

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 World Casino in Queens, NY. Foreman, 35, out-boxed Davis in the...

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,...

December 6, 2015 7:36 pm
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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...

November 23, 2015 3:52 pm
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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...

November 4, 2015 6:39 pm
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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
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‘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
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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...

June 23, 2016 6:26 pm
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Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas to Wear Leotard With Hebrew Letters in National Competition

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas will wear a leotard bearing Hebrew lettering when she competes at the P&G Gymnastics Championships over the weekend. Douglas' Swarovski-outlined outfit will...

June 23, 2016 6:19 pm
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British World Heavyweight Champion Should Be Banned From Boxing for Sounding Like Hitler, Says Ukrainian Competitor

Britain's world heavyweight champion, Taylor Fury, should be banned from boxing for making Nazi-like comments, a former world champion from the Ukraine said on Thursday, ahead of...

June 5, 2016 2:45 pm
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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 Resorts...

January 10, 2016 3:40 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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‘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
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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
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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
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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
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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,...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

World

Former Israeli President, Prime Minister Shimon Peres Dead at 93

Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93, according to Hebrew media reports. His condition had deteriorated on Tuesday, two weeks after he suffered...

Israel

Israeli Strategic Affairs Official: Jewish State Shifting From Defense to O...

The Jewish state is shifting from defense to offense in the fight against delegitimization, a high-level Israeli government official told The...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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