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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

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Netanyahu Invited to Meet Trump Next Month, as New US President Stresses &#...

President Donald Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington in early February during a phone call in...

Israel

New Directive Replaces Controversial ‘Hannibal Protocol’ on Abd...

The Israel Defense Forces has replaced its controversial Hannibal Protocol, a military order that grants troops broad permission to do...

Middle East

Harsh Exchanges on First Day of Syria Talks in Kazakhstan

Syria's government envoy and a rebel leader traded barbs as talks between the Mideast country's warring sides got underway in Kazakhstan on Monday in the first face-to-face meeting between the Damascus government...

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