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...

USA Leads the Medal Count as Olympics Round the Turn into the Final Week

As the Olympics round the turn into the final week; this mega two week spectacle finally moves to track and field. The United States finally moved to the top...

Kids Need No. 6 Field For Exercise And Play

BY DR. ALEX STERNBERG The members of the Lawrence School Board who voted for the sale of the Number Six School to Simone to create a Mega-Medical Center did a...

The Chosen One: Jewish Jack Hughes Selected First Overall in NHL Draft

By Daniel Friedman Another Jewish kid is moving to New Jersey. Just before candle-lighting last Friday evening, the Devils selected Jack Hughes with the first overall pick in the 2019 NHL...

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By Judah Rhine Hoops For Heroes Yashar LaChayal 8th-Grade Boys Basketball Tournament JEC Versus HALB Preliminary game 3 at the Hoops for Heroes Yashar LaChayal Tournament featured the HALB Lions hosting 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...

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...

Iranian Judoka: Regime Pressured Me to Throw Match to Avoid Israeli

In his first interview since fleeing Iran for Germany following the World Judo Championships last week, judoka Saeid Mollaei admitted that Iranian authorities told him to throw a match...

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...

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...
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Gantz Declines Netanyahu Invite Into ‘Broad Unity Government’

(JTA) — In the latest twist in Israel’s ongoing leadership struggle, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited his chief rival, Blue and White party leader...

Ambassador: Trump Plan Will Not Evict Jewish Communities

The U.S. administration will not call for the evacuation of Jewish communities in the West Bank under the much-anticipated Mideast peace plan, according to...

Trial for Guard at Nazi Concentration Camp Begins in Germany

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A former Nazi guard went on trial in Germany over the deaths thousands of prisoners at a World War II concentration...

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