Ex-MLB Player Kevin Youkilis Offers to Teach Fellow Athletes About Antisemitism

A Jewish ex-MLB baseball player offered on Wednesday to teach fellow athletes about antisemitism and how specific hateful ideas inspired by it have reverberated across generations. Responding to a inflammatory...

NFL star DeSean Jackson Under Fire for Antisemitic Quotes on His Instagram Story

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — NFL star DeSean Jackson posted anti-Semitic quotes on social media, but the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver removed them a day later and posted an apology following pushback. One of...

MVP Hosts 5-3-1 Challenge on Zoom

MVP celebrated Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend with 2 exciting Zoom events. Throughout both events, the players, representing yeshiva day schools from grades 6 through high school,...

Kraft’s Super Bowl Ring Sells for $1.025M in Online Fundraiser

(JTA) — One of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl rings sold for $1.025 million in an online fundraiser to help address food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic. The ring,...

MVP 12th Annual Yeshiva League Boys All Star Day

As the sports world has gone dark for the time being, there is a spark on the horizon. On Sunday, May 3, MVP will once again sponsor the Annual...

SKA Varsity Basketball Girls Win Championship

  On Tuesday, March 3, the SKA Sonics played the Ilan Invaders at Magen David. The game started off evenly matched, and then SKA sophomores kicked into high gear, with a...

Former Major League All-Star Joins Israel’s Olympic Team

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Ian Kinsler, a four-time Major League Baseball All-Star, has joined Israel’s national team and will play in the Summer Olympics next year in Tokyo. Kinsler, 37, who...

Tokyo Olympic Games Delayed to 2021

Japan and the Olympics movement decided on Tuesday to delay this year’s Tokyo Games into 2021 as the coronavirus crisis obliterated the world’s last major imminent sporting event. It was the first...

YU Headed to Sweet 16 in NCAA D3 Tournament

BY AMI EDEN (JTA) — Yeshiva University’s men’s basketball team continued its record-breaking season with a dominant second-round win in the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Maccabees notched a 102-83 victory Saturday...

YU Men’s Basketball Team Wins First NCAA Tournament Game Ever

BY BEN HARRIS (JTA) — The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team dominated Worcester Polytechnic on Friday, cruising to its first victory ever in the NCAA Division III tournament. The Maccabees defeated the...
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Introducing "From The Editor's Desk" a new podcast by 5TJT Editor and Publisher Larry Gordon delving deeper into some of today's issues. Mr. Gordon...

Netanyahu Welcomes First Commercial Flight From Dubai to Tel Aviv

JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Thursday. Speaking during...

Assassins Kill Father of Iran’s Nuclear Program

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — Assassins shot to death Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the nuclear scientist that western intelligence agencies believe to be behind Iran’s nuclear weapons program. The...

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