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So Close: Israeli Judoka Loses Crown in World Cup Final, Finishes With Silver (VIDEO)

Israeli Judoka Yarden Gerbi (63kg), 25, of Netanya, on Thursday lost the final round at the Judo World Cup, and her world title to...

August 28, 2014 8:56 am
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Israeli UFC Fighter Returns to Jewish State to Rejoin IDF

JNS.org - Days after winning his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight bout against Steven Siler on July 26, Israeli-born mixed martial arts competitor Noad Lahat boarded a plane for his native country, choosing to...

LeBron James’ New Coach Shaped by Summer on Kibbutz and Jewish ‘Life Lessons’

JNS.org - Influenced by his Jewish upbringing and a summer on a kibbutz, basketball coach David Blatt is embarking on his highest-profile challenge yet: coaching LeBron James, the four-time National Basketball Association (NBA) Most...

Coach David Blatt’s NBA Hiring Hailed as ‘Incredible’ for Jewish Community

JNS.org - The National Basketball Association's (NBA) Cleveland Cavaliers looked near and far during a five-week stretch for a head coach, and they finally found their man—in Israel. David Blatt, who coached Maccabi Tel Aviv...

June 19, 2014 12:44 pm
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Hebrew Heard Throughout Southern Lebanon as Residents Watch World Cup

"Israeli commentators' voices in Hebrew can be heard everywhere in south Lebanon; in people's houses,...

June 1, 2014 11:47 am
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Israel’s Peres Hosts LA Lakers Center Pau Gasol, Along With Arab, Jewish Teen Basketball Players

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Sunday hosted Pau Gasol, co-captain of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball...

May 20, 2014 2:15 pm
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After European Title, Maccabi Tel Aviv Coach Intrigued by NBA

JNS.org - Maccabi Tel Aviv head coach David Blatt, after guiding the Israeli team...

May 19, 2014 3:54 pm
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Jewish Boxing Star Yuri Foreman, First Ever Israeli World Champion, Announces Shock Retirement

Jewish boxing icon Yuri Foreman announced his retirement on Monday ending a 35 fight roller-coaster...

May 19, 2014 9:22 am
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Israel Celebrates as Maccabi Tel Aviv Wins European Basketball Title

JNS.org - Defying most prognosticators, Israeli underdog Maccabi Tel Aviv won its sixth European...

August 28, 2014 8:56 am
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So Close: Israeli Judoka Loses Crown in World Cup Final, Finishes With Silver (VIDEO)

Israeli Judoka Yarden Gerbi (63kg), 25, of Netanya, on Thursday lost the final round at the Judo World Cup, and her world title to Clarisse...

August 4, 2014 11:12 am
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Israeli UFC Fighter Returns to Jewish State to Rejoin IDF

JNS.org - Days after winning his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight bout against Steven Siler on July 26, Israeli-born mixed martial arts competitor Noad...

July 24, 2014 1:01 am
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LeBron James’ New Coach Shaped by Summer on Kibbutz and Jewish ‘Life Lessons’

JNS.org - Influenced by his Jewish upbringing and a summer on a kibbutz, basketball coach David Blatt is embarking on his highest-profile challenge yet:...

June 23, 2014 3:59 am
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Coach David Blatt’s NBA Hiring Hailed as ‘Incredible’ for Jewish Community

JNS.org - The National Basketball Association's (NBA) Cleveland Cavaliers looked near and far during a five-week stretch for a head coach, and they finally...

June 19, 2014 12:44 pm
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Hebrew Heard Throughout Southern Lebanon as Residents Watch World Cup

"Israeli commentators' voices in Hebrew can be heard everywhere in south Lebanon; in people's houses, balconies and courtyards because the country has failed to allocate...

June 1, 2014 11:47 am
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Israel’s Peres Hosts LA Lakers Center Pau Gasol, Along With Arab, Jewish Teen Basketball Players

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Sunday hosted Pau Gasol, co-captain of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, along with a delegation of young Jewish and Arab...

May 20, 2014 2:15 pm
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After European Title, Maccabi Tel Aviv Coach Intrigued by NBA

JNS.org - Maccabi Tel Aviv head coach David Blatt, after guiding the Israeli team to its sixth European basketball title on Sunday, is "very interested" in...

May 19, 2014 3:54 pm
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Jewish Boxing Star Yuri Foreman, First Ever Israeli World Champion, Announces Shock Retirement

Jewish boxing icon Yuri Foreman announced his retirement on Monday ending a 35 fight roller-coaster career that saw him become the first Israeli world champion...

May 19, 2014 9:22 am
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Israel Celebrates as Maccabi Tel Aviv Wins European Basketball Title

JNS.org - Defying most prognosticators, Israeli underdog Maccabi Tel Aviv won its sixth European basketball title on Sunday, with a 98-86 victory over Real...

May 19, 2014 12:11 am
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Israel’s Maccabi Electra Becomes Europe’s New Basketball Champions

MILAN - For 10,000 Israeli fans that filled the Mediolanum Forum Arena in Milan, Italy, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv's win against Spain's Real Madrid was a sweet...

May 16, 2014 11:12 am
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Kevin Durant Received ‘Triple Rabbi Blessing’ Just Hours Before Powering Thunder to Game 6 Victory

Basketball star Kevin Durant received a "triple rabbi blessing" on Thursday just hours before he led his team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, from 16 points...

May 15, 2014 12:20 pm
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Entourage Producer, Jewish Media Personalities Seek to Disown Donald Sterling

Jewish media industry bigwigs took to Twitter this week calling for disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to have his Hebrew birthright yanked following his...

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

Most British Jews Think Country’s Labour Party is Too Tolerant of Ant...

JNS.org - A remarkable majority of British Jews believe the country's Labour party is too tolerant of antisemitism, according to a...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Claim Possession of Missiles That Can Rea...

A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Tuesday that Iran is in possession of missiles that can hit Israel. Iran's...

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