Judo Sends Message of Peace During Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

The history-making Abu Dhabi Grand Slam produced an emotionally charged day both on and off the tatami as Israel -- competing under its own flag for the first time...

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YI Basketball Roundup By Judah Rhine In this week’s YIBB game of the week, the top two juggernauts faced off for what many are calling an early preview of what could...

World’s Oldest Living Olympic Champion Marks 99th Birthday

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Agnes Keleti, the world’s oldest living Olympic champion and a Holocaust survivor, marked her 99th birthday. Keleti, whose celebrated her birthday on Thursday, told the Associated Press in an interview...

Honorees, Friends Enjoy 2018 YABA Dinner

The 2018 Yeshiva High School Alumni Basketball Association (YABA) annual dinner took place on Thursday, May 3 at The Mansion in Lawrence. This dinner was attended by over 150 people....

Former NBA Commissioner to Advise Israeli Startup

Former NBA commissioner David Stern and former ESPN digital chief John Kosner will be joining the Israeli startup WSC Sports Technologies Ltd. as advisers, announced the company on Wednesday. The...

Cleveland Indians Star Yasiel Puig Visits Camp Simcha

(JTA) — Major League baseball star Yasiel Puig visited a Jewish camp for kids with cancer and called it “one of the best days” of his life. Puig, an outfielder...

Mesivta Football League Kicks Off 8th Season

  Last Sunday, the Mesivta Football League (MFL) kicked off the season opener of their eighth season. After starting the only high school interschool flag football league eight years ago...

Bagel Boss Owner Offers Islanders’ Tavares a Deal

From NHL.com Donald Rosner, owner of Bagel Boss, which has 13 locations across Long Island and Manhattan -- including one in Hewlett -- is showing Islanders free agent center John...

Yeshiva Legends Tournament Huge Success For ‘Our Place’

From the moment the doors opened at 8:30 a.m. for player check-in until the end of the women’s tournament more than 14 hours later, it was a day of...

Kevin Pillar Settles into SF Giants and Jewish Baseball Spotlight

SAN FRANCISCO (J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — For a professional athlete, Kevin Pillar is disarmingly open. Pillar, one of about a dozen Jewish players in the major leagues, spoke...
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First Person: What Americans Don’t Understand About Annexation

By RABBI URI PILICHOWSKI MITZPE YERICHO, West Bank (JTA) — It’s been surreal watching from Israel as Americans discuss my future. I’ve gotten used to presidents...

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If you don’t like wearing a mask or you are uncomfortable wearing one, that’s just too bad. What if you don’t like stopping at...

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An Oklahoma man with a penchant for flying swastika flags and wearing Nazi uniforms remained in police custody on Wednesday, following an incident last...

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