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Posts Tagged: Israel Baseball

September 27, 2016 9:44 am
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Manager of Israel’s National Baseball Team Says ‘Mensch on Bench’ Mascot Will Accompany Players to Championship in Korea

The manager of Israel's national baseball team told The Algemeiner on Monday that he has approved the inclusion of a popular Hanukkah toy on the...

September 26, 2016 8:14 am
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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 World Baseball Classic (WBC) in Brooklyn, NY, said their aim is to inspire the next...

June 18, 2016 1:30 pm
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Los Angeles Dodgers Become First MLB Team to Sign Israeli Citizen

JNS.org - The Los Angeles Dodgers have become the first Major League Baseball (MLB) team to sign an Israeli citizen to a contract. Dean Kremer, a standout...

July 26, 2015 4:22 pm
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Baseball Brings Arabs and Jews Together in Israel

JNS.org - While his teammates are at bat, Ido Peled flashes a toothy teenage grin, his cap tilted slightly off-kilter, and affirms that his favorite club...

January 4, 2013 5:42 pm
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Adam Greenberg’s Second Coming as a Jewish Major Leaguer

Adam Greenberg's career in the Major Leagues seemingly came to an abrupt ending with just one pitch on July 9, 2005. Making his major league debut...

October 14, 2012 4:30 pm
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Forgotten Jewish Baseball Players

For Major League Baseball (MLB) fans, October is a time to focus on the playoffs (which started Oct. 5 this year) and the World Series,...

October 5, 2012 1:53 pm
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How Team Israel’s WBC Loss May Be The Country’s Long-Term Gain

The past couple of months of baseball in Israel certainly have been exciting. However, in the short term, the World Baseball Classic qualifying ...

September 24, 2012 2:25 pm
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Team Israel Doctor Gives Passionate Speech at World Baseball Classic Qualifier (VIDEO)

Before Israel's first game at the World Baseball Classic qualifiers in Florida last week, team doctor Glenn Copeland delivered a heartfelt speech in which he...

September 24, 2012 6:46 am
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Team Israel’s Thrilling Run at World Baseball Classic Ends in Loss to Spain

Israel fell to Spain, 9-7, in 10 innings Sunday to end the Jewish state's run in the World Baseball Classic (WBC). Two days earlier, Israel had...

September 21, 2012 3:57 pm
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Team Israel Downs Spain at Baseball Classic Qualifier, Moves into Final

Team Israel moved one step closer to securing a birth in the 2013 World Baseball Classic with a 4-2 win over Spain on Friday, as...

September 20, 2012 8:19 am
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Israel Thrashes South Africa in World Baseball Classic Opening Qualifier

Powered by two home runs from San Diego Padres prospect Nate Freiman, Israel built a 7-0 lead en route to defeating South Africa, 7-3, in...

September 19, 2012 9:07 am
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Israel Begins World Baseball Classic Qualifying Quest

In its first attempt to reach the World Baseball Classic, Israel begins its qualifying stage on Wednesday against South Africa. The two teams are joined by...

August 24, 2012 1:48 pm
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Youkilis: The Greek G-d of Israel

To many, the Middle East has long been recognized as the world's pulse and epicenter for historical conflict and present-day empowerment. There have been many...

July 24, 2012 11:29 am
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New Yorkers Break Out the Wine, Money for Israeli Baseball

Following The World Baseball Classic's expansion of the international competition to include 28 teams in 2013, from the 16 teams that competed in 2009, baseball officials in...

Culture

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

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...

World

Trump Says Ohio State University Attack is ‘Tragic Reminder’ of...

President-elect Donald J. Trump said Thursday that the stabbing attack by a refugee last week at Ohio State University was...

Israel

Report: With Iran as Top Priority, Israeli Delegation Meets With Trump Team...

A delegation of Israeli officials traveled to the US this week and met with members of US President-elect Donald Trump’s...

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