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Posts Tagged: nba

September 1, 2016 5:42 pm

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

Pelicans Sign Israeli Point Guard Gal Mekel - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Palestinian-British Author Who Took Part in Controversial House of Lords Ev...

Israel is responsible for global antisemitism, a Palestinian-British writer and filmmaker told The Algemeiner, on the heels of a House of Lords event...


Shimon Peres’ Tombstone Unveiled; Netanyahu Announces Nuclear Facilit...

Israel marked 30 days since the death of former President Shimon Peres with a traditional Jewish 30 day memorial ceremony...

Middle East

UN: ISIS Using Hostages as Human Shields in Mosul

Islamic State fighters have taken “tens of thousands” of men, women and children hostage in the city of Mosul, and executed at least 232 people on Wednesday, according to the...