Jewish Journal

Hillel Abrams

  • Tennis star puts Israel in grip of Shaharmania

    August 2, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Golda Meir may still hold a prominent place in the hearts of Israelis, but right now the most popular woman in Israel is a 20-year-old who swings a tennis racket for a living.

    Her name is Shahar Peer, and while she is only a private in the Israeli army, she is ranked 18 in the world...