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March 19, 2012 4:27 pm
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Former Duke Basketball Captain Scheyer Leaves Maccabi Tel Aviv

Just days prior to game one of Maccabi Tel Aviv Electra's quarterfinals playoff match up with the Greek Squad Panathinaikos, it was announced that American...

February 23, 2012 11:10 am
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Iran Calls Off International Soccer Match Due to Israeli Head Coach

Tensions that have been building in recent weeks between Israel and Iran  made an unwelcomed appearance in the middle eastern sporting world when the Iranian...

February 9, 2012 11:23 am
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American-Jewish Hockey Player Makes History Playing for German National Team

After decades of German contrition for what has come to be known as one of the worst crimes in history, a Jewish male athlete is...

January 11, 2012 11:33 am
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Brooklyn Based Champion Boxer Punches Fitness Into the Community

Jewish boxing champion Dmitry Salita - dubbed "the star of David" -  is a perennial frontrunner in the welterweight boxing panorama, presently holding a record...

January 5, 2012 5:35 pm
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2012 European Lacrosse Championships Has Israeli Team Excited

An up and coming nation in the sport of lacrosse - a game that has grown in popularity on a global scale over the last...

January 3, 2012 11:23 am
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Israel Hires New Head Coach In Pursuit Of 2014 World Cup

Decades pass and Israel grows ever impatient, as time and again their national soccer team fails to qualify for the world's biggest tournament. Yet hope...

December 14, 2011 7:06 pm
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Ryan Braun Tests Positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs

After just recently being awarded baseball's National League MVP - one of sports' most prestigious honors - Milwaukee Brewers' outfielder Ryan Braun tested positive for...

December 4, 2011 12:25 pm
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Female Jewish Boxer Successfully Defends her Title

Of all the various career paths a young middle class Jewish girl would choose to pursue, it can be safely assumed that professional boxing would...

November 16, 2011 9:56 am
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Former Major Leaguers to Help Israel In WBC Bid

After a brief conference with Israeli baseball officials in Los Angeles, three Jewish former Major League stars, Shawn Green, Gabe Kapler and Brad Ausmus, relayed...

October 27, 2011 3:30 am
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Maccabi Haifa Owner Creates Home for American Jewish Athletes In Israel

In July 2007, Jewish American businessman Jeffery Rosen purchased the Maccabi Haifa Israeli Basketball Club (known then as "The Heat") and boldly pledged to...

October 7, 2011 2:53 pm
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Yom Kippur a No Go for Young Golfer Laetitia Beck

19 year old amateur golfer Laetitia Beck, a sophomore at Duke University in Durham NC announced that she would be declining a request to join...

September 16, 2011 3:57 pm
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Hebrew Hammer In Close Race for NL Batting Title

The "dog days" of summer are over, and for baseball fans across the country this signifies the end of the Major League's six month regular...

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...

Culture

New Haggadah Links Marvel Superheroes to Passover Story

An English-Hebrew haggadah published on Monday features original artwork, commentary, and conversation starters that draw on the Marvel universe of...

Israeli Rookie Deni Avdija Selected to NBA Rising Stars World Team Squad

JNS.org - Washington Wizards Israeli rookie forward Deni Avdija has been selected to the...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Middle East

New Attack on Iraqi Air Base Fits Profile of Iran-Backed Militia, US Offici...

Tensions between the United States and Iran simmered on Wednesday after a new rocket attack against Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base that hosts US forces, which US officials told Reuters fit the profile of...

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