‘Hebrew Hammer’ Wins Second Straight Fight With Knockout Punch in First Round

New York Jewish boxer Cletus Seldin is continuing his relentless return to form, winning a second consecutive fight with a first-round knockout. Known as the “Hebrew Hammer” because of his uncompromising punching style,...

Does working out with other Jews keep you Jewish?

Click photo to download. Caption: The fitness center at the Rosen JCC in Orlando, Fla. Credit: ©Cyndy Phillips, Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License | Rosen JCC, Orlando FL.   By Maayan Jaffe/JNS.org For...

Argentina Cancels Soccer Match with Israel After Death Threats

After numerous threats on the life of Argentinian soccer megastar Lionel Messi, the Argentinian national soccer team has cancelled a friendly match scheduled to take place with the Israeli...

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...

ADL Urges Poland to Reconsider Anti-Semitism Ruling; Football Fans Chant ‘To the Gas’

The Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday called on the Polish government to reconsider a ruling by a municipal prosecutor who decided not to press criminal charges against football fans who...

YU To Host 27th Annual Sarachek Basketball Invitational

From March 15-19, Yeshiva University’s 27th Annual Red Sarachek Invitational Basketball Tournament will bring together hundreds of student athletes and their fans from yeshiva high schools across the U.S....

Bosnian Soccer Fans in Vienna Chant ‘Kill, Kill the Jews’ While Waving Palestinian Flags...

A Bosnian soccer fan, on the right, wearing a yellow hat and blue apparel, is seen waving a Palestinian flag outside the football game on Tuesday in Austria. Photo:...

Basketball Player Amar’e Stoudemire Receives Israeli Citizenship

Israel’s average national height rose ever so slightly on Wednesday when former NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire officially received Israeli citizenship in a ceremony at the Interior Ministry. The 6-foot-10-inch American-born...

FIDE Cancels Chess Tournament in Saudi Arabia Following Legal Action

The international chess governing body — the Fédération lnternationale des Échecs (FIDE) — has agreed to strip Saudi Arabia from the right to host a forthcoming chess tournament, after a lawyers’ letter was sent...

Maccabi Tel Aviv Match Cancelled in Germany Amid Security Fears

Police in Austria this weekend cancelled a soccer match between Germany’s Energie Cottbus and Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv due to security fears, Der Spiegel’s website reported Tuesday. The decision...
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8-Year-Old Hasidic Boy Dies in NY Boating Accident

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — An 8-year-old boy who reportedly is a descendant of a prominent Hasidic rabbi died in a boating accident in New York. The...

Gluck: Celebrating Simcha Responsibly

  By Zvi Gluck Here we are again, in the home stretch of what has been a wonderful yom tov season, an inspirational and emotional period...

Slice Of Life: Vegetarian Soups

  By Eileen Goltz Based on a very unscientific survey of my friends and family, I’ve come to the conclusion that every single table that is...

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