No Celebration for Braun Passing Greenberg as All-Time Jewish Home Run Leader

By SCOTT BARANCIK (JTA) — Barring injury, Ryan Braun should surpass Hank Greenberg this season as baseball’s all-time Jewish home run hitter. The 35-year-old outfielder and longtime Milwaukee Brewer needs...

Sports Center: Basketball Update

  High School Varsity DRS vs. Magen David. In what can be billed as the game of the year, DRS visited Magen David in a showdown of powerhouse teams atop the...

Malaysia Blocks Entry to Israelis at Para Swimming Championships

Malaysia has denied Israel’s Paralympics swimming team from entering the country to participate in the World Para Swimming Championships in July. The event, to be held in the Malaysian city...

Jewish Slugger Kevin Youkilis on Hall of Fame Ballot

BY RON KAPLAN (JTA) — What is more difficult to fathom: that former Jewish Major Leaguer Kevin Youkilis has been retired for five years or that his name appears on...

Sports Center: Flatbush Varsity Scores Huge Victory Over DRS

By Judah Rhine Sporting new alternate uniforms intimating the motion of flight, Flatbush opened the scoring with a speedy feed to Jack Rosow inside for a strong finish. But the Wildcats...

YU Basketball Players Make Hoops History

Michal Alge, senior forward on the Yeshiva University women’s basketball team, and Simcha Halpert, junior guard on the Yeshiva University men’s basketball team, both scored their 1,000th career points...

Qatar Working to Arrange Kosher Food for 2022 World Cup

Qatar is working with Hamptons Rabbi Marc Schneier to offer Jewish and Israeli soccer fans kosher food during the World Cup in 2022. According to a report in Yediot Ahronot,...

Sports Center: Varsity Basketball

DRS Keeps Rolling The DRS varsity basketball team improved its overall record to 7–2 and moved into a tie for first place in the Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League...

Israeli Bobsled Team Wants to Compete in the Olympics

NEW YORK (JTA) — In the span of just a couple days, Chaim Raice went from never having been on a bobsled to being a contender to represent Israel...

British Football Club Chelsea Condemns Fans Over Antisemitic Chant

The British football club Chelsea has condemned a group of its fans who sang an antisemitic chant during a road match in Budapest on Thursday. The chant was heard during a...

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Real Clear Daf: Are Eggs From Treifah Chicken Kosher?

We discussed this question on Thursday’s daf (58a). Ameimar there teaches that it depends on when the eggs formed. Eggs that formed before the...

Pompeo: Peace Plan to be Released After Israeli Elections

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday that the highly anticipated Trump administration’s peace plan for the Israelis and Palestinians — referred...

Ilhan Omar: 2012 Tweet About Israel Was ‘Offensive and Unfortunate’

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Ilhan Omar disavowed a 2012 tweet in which she said Israel had “hypnotized” the world, saying the term...

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