MVP Boys Basketball Camp’s 11th Year

  MVP, the premier Jewish Orthodox boys’ basketball camp at Camp Seneca Lake, under the direction of Irv Bader and Judah and Carol Rhine, celebrated its 11th consecutive season of...

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...

Pitch for Hope Competition Seeks Ideas for Coexistence

Under the banner "Red Card for Hate," Chelsea Football Club and The World Jewish Congress have launched the international Pitch for Hope competition, the first stage of a three-pronged...

A New Sport

By Hannah Reich Berman When I turned ten, my uncle gave me a special birthday gift: He took me and my closest friend to see the Ice Capades. I still...

Report: ISIS Fighter Played for German Jewish Youth Soccer Team (VIDEO)

ISIS demo in The Hague, Holland. Photo: Wiesenthal Center. German security officials on Monday put on trial a Hamburg-born man, suspected of joining ISIS, who has played for the Jewish...

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...

Fired Up In February

By Judah Rhine Seventh-Grade Semifinals YOF over HAFTR. In front of a full crowd in the HAFTR gym, Flatbush faced off in the semifinals for the Yeshiva League Basketball League. This...

Chaim Bloom to Join Boston Red Sox as Head of Baseball Operations

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Boston Red Sox have hired Chaim Bloom as the team’s new head of baseball operations. Bloom agreed to a contract on Friday but the official announcement...

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...

Palestinian terrorists are team names at soccer tournaments

( Four Palestinian soccer teams over the course of two recent tournaments were named after terrorists, Palestinian Media Watch reported. For a tournament at Al-Quds University, teams were named after...
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