FIFA Examining Sanctions Against Palestinian Soccer Chief

Israeli soccer officials said on Wednesday that they had received assurances from FIFA — the governing body of world soccer — that disciplinary proceedings will be launched against Jibril...

Britain’s Lord Sugar Says Synagogues Will Be Empty With Yom Kippur Matchup of Jewish-Supported...

Tottenham will take on Arsenal on September 23rd. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. British-Jewish business tycoon Lord Alan Sugar joked on Wednesday that London synagogues will likely be empty during Yom Kippur...

Remembering Myra Kraft on Super Bowl Sunday

Click photo to download. Caption: Myra Kraft. Credit: Courtesy of Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Boston.   By Jason Stverak/JNS.org I am a Dallas Cowboys fan still recovering from our playoff defeat at the...

Israeli Equestrian Chooses Yom Kippur Observance Over World Championships

An Israeli equestrian has decided to withdraw from an International Equestrian Federation event that serves as a qualifier for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, due to its conflict...

Hungarian Activist Assaulted by Far-Right Soccer Fans Ahead of World Jewish Congress Meeting

The head of a Hungarian human rights organization said he was verbally and physically assaulted by far-right fans at a soccer match in Hungary ahead of a World Jewish...

Chile’s Palestine soccer club uniform shows map of all of Israel

(JTA) – A soccer team in Chile’s top league has ignited controversy over its uniforms, which show the entire map of Israel as Palestine. The uniforms of the Palestine Football...

Leaf makes history as first Israeli in NBA playoffs

Israeli-American T.J. Leaf became the first Israeli to play in the NBA playoffs on Sunday, when the Indiana Pacers put him on the court for the last three minutes...

Soccer Mom

I’m not what you would call athletically inclined (other than my magnificent swimming ability), and alas neither are my children (although my husband is). We had a shot a...

Pepsi ‘Has No Problem’ With Hamas Affiliatied Stadium Sponsorship, Gaza-Based Bottler Says

The Pepsi-affiliated bottling company in the Gaza Strip known for sponsoring Hamas-affiliated events, says that the global soft drink seller is aware of its activities and has no objections,...

British soccer team sponsor threatens to cancel deal over quenelle

(JTA) – A sponsor of the West Bromwich Albion British soccer team has threatened to cancel a $4.93 million deal if Nicolas Anelka, who is being investigated for performing...
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On Sunday, September 15, the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach hosted a back-to-school color run and carnival to start the school year off with...

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