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Croatian Soccer Star’s Hebrew Tattoo Causes a Stir Online

A Hebrew tattoo sported by Croatian soccer star Mario Mandzukic became an internet sensation in Israel after it was exposed on Tuesday during a...

April 16, 2015 7:19 am
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Does Working Out With Other Jews Keep You Jewish?

JNS.org - For Daphna Krupp, her daily workout (excluding Shabbat) at the Jewish Community Center (JCC or "J") of Greater Baltimore has become somewhat of a ritual. She not only attends fitness classes but...

Sports Illustrated Profiles Orthodox NCAA Basketball Player Aaron Liberman

Sports Illustrated magazine featured an extensive profile on Orthodox-Jewish college basketball player Aaron Liberman on Wednesday.  The article details Liberman's efforts to balance faith, academics and basketball at Tulane University, a challenge the young athlete...

Cycling the Desert: New Israel Bike Trail Connects Mitzpe Ramon to Eilat

As the popularity of cycling continues to increase across the world, Israel is working to develop cycling trails that make the country's spectacular desert accessible to cyclists. The southern segment of the Israel Bike Trail was inaugurated...

February 1, 2015 5:46 pm
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Remembering Myra Kraft on Super Bowl Sunday

JNS.org - I am a Dallas Cowboys fan still recovering from our playoff defeat...

October 13, 2014 7:32 am
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Young Israelis Try to Crowd-Fund Their Way to Major League Baseball Playoffs

JNS.org - Baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie are the American dream. So why do...

October 13, 2014 7:27 am
6

Race Cars Speed Through Jerusalem in Amazing Exhibition

Some 3,000 years ago, King David probably never imagined cars racing at 240 kilometers per...

October 8, 2014 2:42 pm
6

NBA Superstar LeBron James Says He Wants to Visit Israel

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James expressed interest in visiting Israel someday, local news site Cleveland.com reported...

October 8, 2014 2:18 pm
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Florida Rabbi Dominates Former Basketball Star Congressman in Hoops Showdown (VIDEO)

A Florida-based Chabad rabbi put former basketball star, U.S. Congressman Curt Clawson to shame on...

April 16, 2015 7:19 am
14

Croatian Soccer Star’s Hebrew Tattoo Causes a Stir Online

A Hebrew tattoo sported by Croatian soccer star Mario Mandzukic became an internet sensation in Israel after it was exposed on Tuesday during a Champions...

March 18, 2015 1:44 am
9

Does Working Out With Other Jews Keep You Jewish?

JNS.org - For Daphna Krupp, her daily workout (excluding Shabbat) at the Jewish Community Center (JCC or "J") of Greater Baltimore has become somewhat...

March 13, 2015 4:54 pm
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Sports Illustrated Profiles Orthodox NCAA Basketball Player Aaron Liberman

Sports Illustrated magazine featured an extensive profile on Orthodox-Jewish college basketball player Aaron Liberman on Wednesday.  The article details Liberman's efforts to balance faith, academics...

March 1, 2015 1:25 am
5

Cycling the Desert: New Israel Bike Trail Connects Mitzpe Ramon to Eilat

As the popularity of cycling continues to increase across the world, Israel is working to develop cycling trails that make the country's spectacular desert accessible to...

February 1, 2015 5:46 pm
5

Remembering Myra Kraft on Super Bowl Sunday

JNS.org - I am a Dallas Cowboys fan still recovering from our playoff defeat at the hands of the Green Bay Packers, or should...

October 13, 2014 7:32 am
6

Young Israelis Try to Crowd-Fund Their Way to Major League Baseball Playoffs

JNS.org - Baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie are the American dream. So why do two young men who have built their lives in Israel...

October 13, 2014 7:27 am
6

Race Cars Speed Through Jerusalem in Amazing Exhibition

Some 3,000 years ago, King David probably never imagined cars racing at 240 kilometers per hour (150 miles per hour) through the ancient capital of...

October 8, 2014 2:42 pm
6

NBA Superstar LeBron James Says He Wants to Visit Israel

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James expressed interest in visiting Israel someday, local news site Cleveland.com reported on Sunday. Speaking to Israeli reporters before the Cleveland Cavaliers' preseason...

October 8, 2014 2:18 pm
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Florida Rabbi Dominates Former Basketball Star Congressman in Hoops Showdown (VIDEO)

A Florida-based Chabad rabbi put former basketball star, U.S. Congressman Curt Clawson to shame on the court when the two faced off one-on-one recently. A YouTube...

October 7, 2014 11:06 am
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David Blatt’s Cleveland Cavaliers Rout Maccabi Tel Aviv, 107-80

JNS.org - Less than five months after leading Maccabi Tel Aviv to its sixth European basketball title, David Blatt, now the head coach of...

October 3, 2014 3:46 pm
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Jewish New York Giants Guard Plans to Fast on Yom Kippur

New York Giants offensive guard Geoff Schwartz said on Wednesday that he will not eat anything between sundown Friday and sundown Saturday in observation of Yom...

September 2, 2014 5:54 am
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Jewish ‘Hoops Whisperer’ a Secret Weapon for NBA Stars

JNS.org - Idan Ravin's friends chipped in to buy him a humble but life-changing bar mitzvah gift—a basketball hoop his father attached to the roof...

Culture

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

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

Report: Holocaust Denier Tenured Prof Asked by Canadian University to Resig...

After years of complaints about his antisemitic rhetoric, a tenured professor at Canada’s University of Lethbridge is reportedly being asked, finally, to...

Israel

Hundreds Line Up to Pay Last Respects to Shimon Peres, Lying in State Outsi...

JNS.org - The flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres was laid in state in the Knesset Plaza on...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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