Amar’e Stoudemire Calls Out African-Americans for Antisemitism

(JTA) — Former NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire called for an end to antisemitism among African-Americans. In an Instagram post on Saturday, Stoudemire said he wanted to “address the situation that happened in...

Longtime NBA Commissioner David Stern Dies at 77

(JTA) — David Stern, who in three decades as NBA commissioner guided the league from financial distress to become a multibillion-dollar global enterprise, died Wednesday. He was 77. His philanthropy...

Yashar LaChayal Boys Hoops for Heroes Basketball Tournament

On Sunday, December 15, Yashar LaChayal hosted the second annual Yashar LaChayal boys yeshiva day school Hoops for Heroes Basketball Tournament at DRS in Woodmere. Eleven boys’ basketball teams...

Greek Basketball Fans Burn Israeli Flag During Hapoel Jerusalem Game – Fans of the Greek basketball team AEK Athens waved Hezbollah and Palestinian flags, and burned an Israeli flag during a game with the Israeli team Hapoel Jerusalem...

Yashar LaChayal Girls Hoops for Heroes: A Slam Dunk!

  Twelve girls basketball teams representing 12 yeshiva middle schools throughout the tri-state area participated this past Sunday, December 8 in the 2019 Yashar LaChayal Girls’ Basketball Tournament, where 200...

Sports Center: Yeshiva League Sports

Boys Varsity Recap MDY vs. DRS The MDY Warriors were on the road against the DRS Wildcats. Both offenses came out on fire to start. The Warriors led 19–18 at the...

Orthodox Mother of 5 May Have to Give Up Olympic Dream

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A haredi Orthodox mother of five may have to give up her dream of running in the marathon at the 2020 Olympics after the race was...

Players’ Union Chief Marvin Miller Elected to Hall of Fame

(JTA) — Marvin Miller not being a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame has been considered an injustice in the sport’s circles. On Sunday, that right was wronged...

Sports Center: High School and Middle School Basketball

Boys Varsity Basketball MTA varsity basketball Lions faced off against the Flatbush Falcons. The Lions were looking for their first home win of the season, while the Falcons were looking...

Soccer stars Krieger, Harris Sign on to Remake Israeli Reality Show in U.S.

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — Another Israeli TV show is being remade for U.S. audiences: “GirlStar,” a reality show in which a group of celebrities train to beat various challenging teams...
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USHMM Works to Preserve Evidence of the Holocaust

By Rochelle Miller The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. is in a race against time to collect and preserve the evidence of...

Jewish News Wins 18-Month Legal Battle Against Polish Nationalist Group

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — A London-based Jewish newspaper did not have to use the term “German Nazis” an appeals court in Warsaw ruled,...

House of Rothschild & Royal Wine Celebrate 30 Years

Tristate restaurateurs, caterers, and foodies will be the first to sample and stock up on the newest in fine kosher wines, spirits, and creative...

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