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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...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Combat International Supporters of BDS

JNS.org - Republican and Democratic leaders in both chambers of Congress Thursday introduced new legislation to combat international supporters of the BDS movement. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced by Sens. Rob Portman...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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