Jewish Journal

Moeen banned from wearing pro-Palestinian wristbands

by Tess Cutler

July 29, 2014 | 2:13 pm

England's Moeen Ali wears wristbands supporting Gaza and Palestine at the Rose Bowl cricket ground in Southampton, England, on July 28. Photo via Reuters

UPDATE: After England cricketer Moeen Ali sported pro-Palestinian wristbands (with slogans “Free Gaza” and “Save Palestine” inscribed on the bands) at a Southampton match on Monday, July... read full article

  • Judge allows $2 billion sale of NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers to proceed

    by Eric Kelsey, Reuters

    July 28, 2014 | 3:16 pm

    The record $2 billion sale of pro basketball's Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer can proceed over the objections of co-owner Donald Sterling, a judge tentatively ruled on Monday.

    Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas said the...

  • Moeen probed after sporting ‘Save Gaza’ wristbands


    July 28, 2014 | 1:09 pm

    England batsman Moeen Ali is being investigated by the International Cricket Council after wearing wristbands that featured the slogans 'Save Gaza' and 'Free Palestine' during the second day of the third test against India at Southampton.

    Moeen, who has raised funds for charities...

  • Sterling marriage ‘stress’ at issue as L.A. Clippers trial nears end

    by Eric Kelsey, Reuters

    July 24, 2014 | 5:32 pm

    Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's bid to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA team in a probate trial entered its final stretch on Wednesday when his attorneys sought to prove his estranged wife improperly seized control of the franchise.

    Sterling's attorneys called...

  • Israeli soccer team attacked by pro-Palestinians in Austria


    July 24, 2014 | 3:06 pm

    Members of the Maccabi Haifa soccer team were attacked on the field in Austria by pro-Palestinian protesters.

    The activists stormed the field and physically assaulted the Israeli players during a preseason match Wednesday against the French soccer club Lille. Some of the players...

  • Global lacrosse community welcomes a formidable new member—Israel

    by Neil Kramer

    July 23, 2014 | 11:41 am

    Israel made a smashing debut at the 2014 World Lacrosse Championship in Denver this month, finishing seventh out of 38 teams, just three years after the first game was ever played in the country. 

    Facing much more experienced teams, the Israelis came away with a 6-2 record,...

  • Argentine boxer Carolina Duer defends bantamweight crown

    by JTA

    July 21, 2014 | 11:03 am

    Carolina Raquel Duer of Argentina defended her World Boxing Organization bantamweight title for the second time.

    Duer, popularly known as “The Turk,” defeated Ana Maria Lozano of Venezuela by unanimous decision on Friday night in Lanus, a city in Buenos Aires Province, to take...

  • Israel falls in world lacrosse quarterfinals

    by JTA

    July 17, 2014 | 1:30 pm

    Israel’s debut in the World Lacrosse Championships ended in the quarterfinals with a 9-8 loss to Australia.

    In Wednesday night’s game near Denver, Israel nearly tied the score with five seconds remaining and a one-man advantage, but a shot by Matthew Cherry was turned away.


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