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Posts Tagged: Jewish olympics

July 19, 2013 8:20 am

‘Jewish Olympics’ Kick-Off in Jerusalem

JPost - The 19th quadrennial Maccabiah Games started in grand fashion at Teddy Kollek Stadium Thursday night, bolstered by tens of thousands of enthusiastic...

November 15, 2012 8:35 pm

Famed NHL Coach to Lead Hockey’s Return to Israel’s Maccabiah Games

With hockey fans across North America in despair over the NHL lockout, the winter sport is set to return to an unlikely warm-weather country—Israel. For the...

August 17, 2012 12:21 pm

Jewish Gold Medalist Raisman is an Athlete With a Conscience

She may be only 18, but gold medalist Aly Raisman could teach a thing or two to her Olympic elders. The gutsy Massachusetts teen followed ...

August 13, 2012 3:30 pm

The Jewish Olympics

As we watch the Olympians running, jumping and swimming, it bears recalling that these fantastic events do not really measure what separates most humans...

August 13, 2012 6:15 am

No Medals for Israel, but Team Leaves Olympics With Heads Held High

The Israeli delegation to the London Olympics may have completed its campaign without a single medal, but sports officials highlighted a number of...

August 7, 2012 1:17 pm

Jewish Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Secures Gold, Bronze Medals

Alexandra Raisman, the American Jewish gymnast who performed to the music of "Hava Nagila" in the first days of the London Olympics, won a gold...

July 11, 2012 7:57 am

Exclusive Algemeiner Interview: Olympic Jewish Gymnast Aly Raisman Talks Medals, Fashion and Calls for Minute’s Silence

Alexandra "Aly" Raisman is a Jewish American gymnast slated to compete in the London Olympics later this month. Rated one of the world's top...


Bipartisan House Taskforce Calls for More Funding for Antisemitism Envoy

A bipartisan group of 83 members of Congress on Friday called for the budget of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism to be raised to $2 million per...


Israel AG: Netanyahu Intervention in Judicial Reform ‘Illegal’

i24 News - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in breach of his conflict of interest agreement when he announced Thursday he was "taking over" the proposed judicial overhaul, Attorney-General...

Middle East

Iraqi Islamic Council Sets Out Case for Fatwa Against Hamas - A clerical body in Iraq that recently issued a groundbreaking fatwa—a legal ruling on a point of Islamic law—against Hamas for oppressing the Palestinians in Gaza, on Thursday...

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