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Posts Tagged: Israel Baseball

September 27, 2016 9:44 am

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

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

Los Angeles Dodgers Become First MLB Team to Sign Israeli Citizen - 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

Baseball Brings Arabs and Jews Together in Israel - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


American Citizen Sentenced to 18 Years in Iranian Prison for Collaborating ...

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...