Arab Israeli Soccer Club Criticized for Honoring Fugitive Former Knesset Member

Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman. Photo: Israeli government. Jerusalem Post — Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman called for the suspension of the Bnei Sakhnin soccer team from the Israeli Premier...

Philanthropist Lauder Focuses on Antisemitism in Sports

Ronald S. Lauder’s distinguished career includes many diverse roles, including business leader, philanthropist, art collector and U.S. Ambassador to Austria. He currently serves as president of the World Jewish...

DRS Varsity Team Wins Satran Tournament

By Judah Rhine The DRS Wildcats defeated both North Shore and host HAFTR on Sunday to win the 2015 HAFTR invitational Scott Satran Memorial Basketball Tournament Tier 1 championship. This...

Varsity Roundup

By Judah Rhine The Heschel Heat lost 66—62 to HAFTR in an excellent high-school basketball game on senior night in Manhattan. The Heat opened a 24—13 lead after the first...

Argentina Cancels Soccer Match with Israel After Death Threats

After numerous threats on the life of Argentinian soccer megastar Lionel Messi, the Argentinian national soccer team has cancelled a friendly match scheduled to take place with the Israeli...

5TJT Sports Center

By Judah Rhine NCYI Playoff Action Under Way Though the YIBB league officially has 10 games in the regular season, an exception for a wild-card game had to be made for...

Jewish ‘Philadelphia Stretcher’ New WWE Cruiserweight Champ

(JTA) — A Jewish wrestler won the World Wrestling Entertainment cruiserweight championship. Drew Gulak, known as “the Philadelphia Stretcher,” beat Akira Tozawa and the reigning champion, Tony Nesse, in a triple threat...

Israel Hosts International Women’s Lacrosse Competition

As evening approached, and the heat of another scorching summer day in Jerusalem broke, more than 300 young women from 16 different countries across Europe proudly marched into the...

CNN Accused of Whitewashing Palestinian Soccer Star’s Terror Ties

Criticism is being leveled at CNN International following a feature it ran Thursday that whitewashed the terrorist activities of a Palestinian Arab soccer player. The sympathetic profile downplayed Mahmoud Sarsak’s...

Yeshiva Legends Face Off in ‘Our Place’ Fundraising Tournament

From the moment the doors opened at 8:30 a.m. for player check in, until the end of the second evening gourmet banquet more than 14 hours later, it was...
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Kushner to Finalize Palestinian Economic Plan on Middle East Tour

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation on a tour of the Middle East to finalize details of his proposed...

Ayelet Shaked to Head New Right Party

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s former justice minister Ayelet Shaked is head of the New Right party, replacing Naftali Bennett, the former education...

Netflix Picks Up Rights to 2019, 2020 Eurovision Broadcasts

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place in Tel Aviv in May, can be seen on Netflix. Netflix picked up...

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