Basketball Roundup

By Judah Rhine North Shore Hebrew Academy 6th grade defeats HALB, 37—11. The North Shore team was led by the strong play of Steven Levian and Aaron Hajabia. NSHA is...

The 20th World Maccabiah Games

By Dr. Alex Sternberg The 20th World Maccabiah Games, or the quadrennial Jewish Olympics, is set to begin on July 6, 2017, with the spectacular opening ceremonies in the Teddy...

Israelis Barred From Saudi Chess Tournament Demand Changes

Two Israelis are requesting that the international chess governing body — the Fédération lnternationale des Échecs (FIDE) — guarantee non-discrimination after they were prevented from taking part in 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,...

Livnat: Israeli travel restriction on Palestinian soccer players due to security concerns

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel’s sports minister defended Israel’s travel restrictions on some Palestinian soccer players in a letter to the president of the FIFA world soccer organization. Sports Minister Limor...

Jewish Co-Owner: Raptors to Visit Israel If it Wins NBA Championship

(JTA) — The Toronto Raptors are one win away from the NBA championship — and a free trip to Israel. The team’s Jewish billionaire co-owner, Larry Tanenbaum, said he will...

FIFA Suspends Palestinian Soccer Head for Inciting Violence

Jibril Rajoub, the president of the Palestinian Football Association (PFA), was given a one-year suspension by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), effective on Aug. 24, for inciting...

Yeshivah Alumni Basketball Association Annual Dinner

By Judah Rhine The Yeshivah Alumni Basketball Association (YABA) annual dinner took place on Thursday, May 14, at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck, New Jersey. The dinner was attended by over...
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