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Posts Tagged: Israel Baseball

January 17, 2017 12:54 pm
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Team Israel Sets Its Sights High for Upcoming World Baseball Classic; ‘We Hope Fans Will Be Proud of Us,’ Pitcher Says

Team Israel is setting its sights high for the upcoming World Baseball Classic in March, one of the squad’s pitchers told The Algemeiner this week. “Our...

January 16, 2017 9:24 am
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In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

JNS.org - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” drew more than 100 baseball fans to an...

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...

Features

Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving...

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

World

Tillerson to Present US Strategy on Syria to European, Arab Allies

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will give an outline of the United States' strategy to stabilize Syria and push ahead with a political solution when he holds talks with close...

Israel

After Knesset Speech, Major US Jewish Groups Praise VP Pence for Support of...

US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech at the Israeli Knesset on Monday was warmly praised by a number of major...

Middle East

Turkey Detains 91, Including Politicians, Journalists, Over Syria Comments

Turkey arrested dozens of people overnight for "spreading terrorist propaganda" about its Syrian incursion, state media said on Tuesday, raising to nearly 100 the number of such detainees, including politicians,...

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