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...

Unseeded Muki Wins Gold at European Judo Championships in Israel

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki won first place in the European Senior Judo Championships 2018 in Tel Aviv on Friday, closely defeating Sami Chouchi from Belgium just seconds before a...

Pedal to the Metal: Giro d’Italia Takes on Israel

The biggest biking event in the history of the Jewish state is about to arrive, placing Israel in the center of the sporting map. The Giro d’Italia is second...

Appeasing Gulf Arab Sponsors, Soccer Giants Real Madrid Remove Cross From Club Logo

Now you see it, now you don't: Real Madrid removes the Christian cross from its logo in deference to its Gulf Arab backers. Image: Twitter The spillover of religious intolerance...

HALB Celebrates Israel @ 70 In Sports And Culture

Israeli Olympian Visits HALB On Yom HaAtzmaut This year marks the 70th year of the State of Israel. This momentous occasion was felt deeply at HALB on Yom HaAtzmaut. During...

Palestinian Soccer Chief’s Bid for FIFA to Sanction ‎Israel Backfires

Soccer’s world governing body on Wednesday ‎rejected a demand presented by Palestinian Football Association ‎President Jibril Rajoub to impose sanctions on and ‎‎suspend countries that “violate citizens’ ‎rights.‎”‎ The bid,...

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...

Mesivta Football League Launches

One might consider it as three years in the making, or three months, but this past Sunday kicked off the season opener for the Mesivta Football League (MFL, pun...

North Woodmere’s 3rd Annual ‘Rock The Block’ Basketball Tournament

North Woodmere’s 3rd annual Rock the Block Basketball Tournament — where your block is your team — took over North Woodmere Park the first week in June and brought...

Men’s World Lacrosse Championship to Begin in Netanya

  David Bernklau for the 5 Towns Jewish Times With soccer’s ever-popular FIFA’s Men’s World Cup concluding, another tournament, the Men’s World Lacrosse Championship (WLC), run by the Federation of International...
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