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Posts Tagged: Jewish athlete

September 9, 2012 4:35 am

Noam Gershony: From Fighter Pilot to Gold Medalist (VIDEO)

Noam Greshony's story is one of triumph of the spirit. Six year after being critically wounded during the Second Lebanon War, Gershony won a gold medal...

August 15, 2012 11:20 pm

Jewish Gymnast Aly Raisman and the Future of Jewish Identity

You don't have to be a sports fan, to appreciate the Olympics. Every four years, we are treated to two-weeks of the epic, heart-stopping dramas...

August 15, 2012 9:43 am

One of World’s Most Decorated Olympic Gymnasts Lives In Israel, Still Does Her Splits

One of the world's most decorated Olympic medalists is currently living in the country whose capital is known as "the City of Gold." Agnes Keleti,...

August 2, 2012 3:59 pm

Medal Eludes Aly Raisman in Tiebreaker Technical Decision

In a heated close-call competition, Jewish American Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman tied for third place with Russia's Aliya Mustafina on Wednesday in the women's all-around individual competition,...

August 1, 2012 12:16 pm

Justin Bieber Cheers for Aly Reisman and Team USA on Twitter

On Wednesday, Jewish gymnast Aly Raisman and the rest of Team USA were congratulated by none other than "the Biebs" himself after they won the...

July 30, 2012 3:27 pm

Bend It Like Binstock: Canadian Jewish Chiropractor Helps Defeat Britain in Olympic Volleyball

Canada defeated England in a first round volleyball match at the 2012 London Olympics thanks, in part, to one of Canada's elite volleyball players: Josh Binstock. The six-foot-five...

July 30, 2012 11:45 am

U.S. Gymnast Aly Raisman Advances in Olympics With ‘Hava Nagila’ Routine (VIDEO)

Gymnast Alexandra Raisman, 18, has made the all-around individual finals for the U.S. at the London Olympics. The Jewish athlete from Needham, Mass., advanced by performing a...

July 6, 2012 1:44 pm

Donald Sanford, American-Israeli Runner Qualifies Last Minute for London 2012 (VIDEO)

25 year old American Israeli athlete Donald Sanford secured his spot in the Israeli delegation for the upcoming Summer Olympic Games, set to kick off...


Israel in Damage Control Mode after Regev Disses Dubai - Israel’s Foreign Minister Eli Cohen went into damage control mode after Minister of Transport, National Infrastructure and Road Safety Miri Regev said on Wednesday that she didn’t like...


Israel and Poland End Diplomatic Crisis - Israel and Poland announced on Wednesday that the two countries were mending ties, ending a years-long crisis that severely strained relations between the erstwhile allies. The agreement, signed on...

Middle East

Jerusalem Sending ‘Conciliatory Messages’ to Amman - Israel is increasing its diplomatic outreach to Jordan amid anger in Amman over a speech by Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich dismissing Palestinian peoplehood and displaying a map of the...

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