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September 1, 2016 5:42 pm
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Report: Former NBA All-Star Stoudemire Fitting in Well With New Team in Jerusalem, Hasn’t Asked for Preferential Treatment

Former NBA all-star forward Amar’e Stoudemire, who recently signed a two-year contract with Hapoel Jerusalem, is fitting in well with his new teammates as they...

December 8, 2014 11:42 am
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Pelicans Sign Israeli Point Guard Gal Mekel

JNS.org - The New Orleans Pelicans signed point guard Gal Mekel, who last season became the second Israeli-born player in the National Basketball Association...

September 10, 2013 2:03 pm
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Yom Kippur Conflict Cuts Guests From Wedding of Basketball Star LeBron James This Weekend

Good thing for NBA superstar LeBron James that he plays in an era when Jewish representation in the league is confined to basketball's front offices....

August 29, 2011 9:35 pm
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Casspi Career Takes Unexpected Turn

David Federman, co-owner of Maccabi Tel Aviv, recently announced to Israeli media that his club had negotiated and signed a deal with 23-year-old Israeli NBA...

August 17, 2011 12:34 pm
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Omri Caspi Returns to Tel Aviv

After recently being traded to the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, 23-year-old small forward, Omri Casspi has decided to rejoin his former Israeli team - Maccabi Tel...

August 10, 2011 9:39 am
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NBA Lockout Brings Farmar to Israel

Due to the ongoing 2011 NBA Season lockout, Jordan Farmar, the New Jersey Nets' point guard, has signed a contract to play for the Maccabi...

July 25, 2011 10:12 am
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Trade Brings Omri Casspi To Cleveland

Omri Casspi, the Sacramento Kings', 23-year-old Israeli-born small forward, was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for power forward J.J. Hickson. The swap deal...

March 23, 2011 12:44 pm
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One on One with Tal Brody

An iconic figure in the world of sports, famous for his prestigious tenure playing with the Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball team in Israel during the...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

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,...

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...

Israel

Hamas Closes Gaza-Israel Border in Wake of Commander’s Assassination

Hamas closed the border crossing between the Gaza Strip in Israel on Sunday morning in the wake of the assassination of one of its commanders, Mazan Fukha. As a result of...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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