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Posts Tagged: Jewish Athletes

February 21, 2018 1:12 pm
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Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day whirlwind tour of the Jewish state and...

February 8, 2018 12:33 pm
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Meet Israel’s Largest-Ever Winter Olympics Team

This year's delegation of athletes competing for Israel in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games includes sabras, as well as competitors who were born in Ukraine, the...

February 5, 2018 3:34 pm
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Athlete Representing Israel at 2018 Olympics Says Helmet With Design of Jewish Biblical Figure Represents His ‘Impossible Journey Made Possible’

An athlete who will be representing Israel at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games told The Algemeiner on Sunday that the Jewish-inspired helmet he will be wearing...

February 2, 2018 11:04 am
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Does the Bible Predict a Super Bowl Win for the Eagles?

Rabbi Moshe Grussgott is one of many who celebrated the fact that the Philadelphia Eagles will play in the Super Bowl on Sunday. But he may...

January 21, 2018 9:33 pm
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‘Baruch Hashem:’ Orthodox Jewish Athlete Announces He’ll Represent Israel at 2018 Olympics

An Orthodox Jewish athlete enthusiastically announced on Wednesday his selection to represent Israel in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea for the first...

September 3, 2017 11:01 am
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Jewish New York Giant Ready to Take Bite out of Big Apple — and Matzah

Adam Bisnowaty is well past the age of his bar mitzvah. The rookie offensive lineman for the New York Giants is 23, and -- at 6-foot-6 and 300...

July 18, 2017 5:00 pm
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Maccabiah Games Yield ‘Positive Connections’ to Israel for Athletes Worldwide

JNS.org - Some 7,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries prepared to head back to their home countries this week following the 20th Maccabiah Games, a two-week...

June 19, 2017 11:03 am
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International Jewish Athletes ‘Return’ to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games

JNS.org - During the 20th Maccabiah Games next month, approximately 7,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries will descend upon the Holy Land to join 2,500 Israeli...

March 15, 2017 6:34 am
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Basketball’s ‘Jewish Jordan’ Runs Summer Camp

JNS.org - For years, Jewish basketball aficionados have adored Tamir Goodman. The same can now be said for Jewish summer campers. Goodman, who was nicknamed the “Jewish...

January 26, 2017 7:59 am
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This Book on Jewish Boxers Is a Knockout

One Jewish boxer killed another man in the ring. The other killed 22 Japanese men on the battlefield in World War II. One seemed to be addicted...

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...

September 7, 2016 10:26 am
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NFL Player Talks About ‘High Standards’ for Jewish Athletes; Explains Why Few Members of the Tribe Play Football

An NFL offensive lineman talked on Tuesday about the pressure of being a Jewish athlete and why very few members of the tribe are professional football players. Geoff Schwartz said...

August 15, 2016 3:09 pm
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Jewish Gold Medalist Becomes Oldest Male Individual Swimming Champion in Olympic History

A Jewish-American athlete made history at the Olympics in Rio on Friday night, when he became the oldest swimmer of any nationality to win an individual gold...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear...

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister, Arab MK in Ferocious War of Words

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Ayman Odeh conducted a ferocious war of words on Sunday following a controversy over the injury of an Arab demonstrator...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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