Mesivta Football League Kicks Off 8th Season

  Last Sunday, the Mesivta Football League (MFL) kicked off the season opener of their eighth season. After starting the only high school interschool flag football league eight years ago...

Sports Center: MDY Varsity Starts Off Strong

  The MDY Warriors opened up the regular season against the newest team in the league, YMA. They were without leading scorer Albert Nsiri as he was out due to...

Schwartzman Finishes 2nd in Vienna Open

(JTA) — Argentine-Jewish tennis player Diego Schwartzman finished second in the Vienna Open this weekend. Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria defeated Schwartzman, the No. 5 seed, in the finals, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3....

Chaim Bloom to Join Boston Red Sox as Head of Baseball Operations

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Boston Red Sox have hired Chaim Bloom as the team’s new head of baseball operations. Bloom agreed to a contract on Friday but the official announcement...

Iranian Teens Refuse to Play Israelis in Chess Championship

Jerusalem Post Two young Iranian chess champions have refused to play against Israelis at the 2019 World Youth and Junior Chess Championships, according to Iranian semi-official Mehr news agency. The tournaments are taking...

Danny Valencia Goes From Major Leagues to Team Israel

For most parents, having a son play on a Major League Baseball team would be a dream come true. For Danny Valencia’s parents, it wasn’t quite enough. Though proud of...

Gabe Kapler’s Firing by Phillies Latest Blow for Jewish Baseball

BY MARC BRODSKY (JTA) — 5780 has gotten off to, shall we say, a rocky start for Jewish baseball players and managers. Two major league managers have lost their jobs in the...

Coach David Blatt Steps Down From Greek Basketball Team

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — David Blatt, the former NBA and Israeli basketball coach, will step down as head coach of the Greek Olympiacos team. The announcement comes less than two...

MVP Boys Basketball Camp’s 11th Year

  MVP, the premier Jewish Orthodox boys’ basketball camp at Camp Seneca Lake, under the direction of Irv Bader and Judah and Carol Rhine, celebrated its 11th consecutive season of...

Israel’s Baseball Team Advances in Early Olympic Qualifier

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s national baseball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the European Baseball Championship being held in Germany, an early Olympic qualifying tournament. Israel finished second in...
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NY’s New Education Regulations Are Vital for Hasidic Children

By MIRIAM MOSTER NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up...

KKL-JNF, Terror Victims File Lawsuit Against U.S. Charity

JNS.org – The Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund and American victims of terror have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in Washington, D.C., targeting a U.S....

Faroe Islands Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

(JTA) — The Faroe Islands will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Faroese Foreign Minister Jenis av Rana told the Danish-language newspaper Politiken on Thursday that...

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