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Posts Tagged: Jewish Athletes

January 17, 2023 10:41 am

A Glorious Year Awaits Israeli Sports in 2023

Although 2022 was quite the year for Israeli sports, 2023 promises to be even bigger and better. What are some of the events on the horizon...

December 27, 2022 12:20 pm

For Israeli Athletes, 2022 Was a Banner Year

You may not be aware, but 2022 was quite the year for Israeli athletes and sports teams. With apologies to all those omitted, let me outline...

December 8, 2022 12:19 pm

Tackling Antisemitism Through College Football

Sam Salz donning his jersey and his kippah on the sidelines of a Texas A&M game is a perfect counter to rising antisemitism. Ostensibly the...

July 1, 2022 9:54 am

When Did Israelis Become So Good at Judo?

For many years, Israel’s role in international sports was an afterthought. Then, 30 years ago, the country began its unprecedented rise to prominence on the...

April 6, 2022 9:31 am

Pro Wrestling Star MJF Fights Hate, Says ‘I’m Very Proud’ to Be Jewish

At a time of rising antisemitism, one might not expect a pro wrestler to be a leading advocate for the Jewish people. But Maxwell Jacob Friedman...

November 5, 2021 12:26 pm

This Year’s World Series Was a Landmark for American Jews

Andy Warhol famously declared “one’s company, two’s a crowd, three’s a party”— and Judaism agrees. A meal is only considered a real gathering, or zimmun,...

May 12, 2021 8:41 am

Antisemitism on Two Wheels — and in the Strangest of Places

The thing about the antisemitism ‘whack-a-mole’ game is that you can never be sure where the next anti-Israel propagandist will pop up. I mean —...

February 18, 2021 3:01 pm

Jewish Americans’ Ties to Baseball Run Deep

Growing up, I knew I was going to be a Major League Baseball star, and play for the New York Yankees. The only complication I...

September 8, 2020 7:30 am

Amar’e Stoudemire: A Role Model for the Jewish People - Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire’s very public conversion to Judaism, and his life as an Orthodox Jew, is extraordinary. Stoudemire began his Jewish journey...

March 3, 2020 11:54 am

No Stopping Cletus ‘Hebrew Hammer’ Seldin, as US Jewish Boxer Retains Title With Latest Victory

Jewish champion boxer Cletus Seldin extended his deadly personal record to 25 wins out of 26 fights -- 21 of them knockouts -- when he...

October 16, 2019 6:23 am

Did We Need Another Sandy Koufax? - The story of Sandy Koufax choosing not to pitch on Yom Kippur is one of the great narrative tales of modern American Jewish...

August 4, 2019 9:52 am

More Than 2,000 Jewish Athletes Attend Opening Maccabi Games in Hungary - More than 2,000 Jewish athletes attended the opening ceremony of the 15th European Maccabi Games on Tuesday in Budapest. Hailing from 42 countries, the...

June 17, 2019 6:04 am

Forget About the ‘Jewish Home-Run Record’ - The story is designed to appeal to baseball fans, as well as that curious subset of people who obsess about the role of...

February 7, 2019 9:11 am

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England Patriots defeat the Los Angeles...


Greece Detains 8 New Suspects Under Probe of Terror Cell Targeting Jews

i24 News - Eight new suspects from Pakistan were detained as part of the investigation into a terrorist network suspected of planning attacks against Jews in Athens, a Greek police...


Israeli Archeologists Discover 6,000-Year-Old Fishing Hook in Ashkelon

i24 News - One of the oldest copper fishhooks in the world was discovered during excavations in Ashkelon, southern Israel, the Israel Antiquity Authority (IAA) announced on Wednesday. The 6,000-year-old discovery...

Middle East

Senior Hezbollah Official says ‘The Internal Conflict in Israel will...

i24 News - Sheikh Naim Qassem, Deputy Secretary General of the terrorist group Hezbollah, said during an interview with the...

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