Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Jewish baseball exhibition
You don’t have to be the next Sandy Koufax — or even a Major League Baseball player — to make it into an upcoming exhibition related to Jews. . .
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Charity wins over runners
More than 20,000 runners participated in the Jerusalem Marathon on March 1, completing a course that started at the Knesset and passed a number of. . .
Friday, March 1, 2013
Beren loses quadruple overtime thriller
Beren Academy, which made international headlines last year with its battle to avoid a forfeit in the Texas state boys' basketball tournament over a. . .
Monday, February 25, 2013
Cavs’ Casspi undergoes appendectomy
Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, had an appendectomy.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Israeli soccer player on U.K. team barred from entering Dubai
An Israeli soccer player for a British team is sitting out a team visit to Dubai because of tensions between the emirate and Israel.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Beitar Jerusalem soccer fans protest hiring of Muslim players
Fans of the Beitar Jerusalem soccer club are protesting its decision to bring in two Muslim players. The players from the Chechen Terek Gorzny team. . .
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Frisbee — the ultimate peace negotiator
Who would have thought that a Frisbee could be used to build bridges between bitter enemies? Ultimate Peace, an organization founded in 2008 by. . .
Friday, December 28, 2012
Former Israel national soccer coach Emanuel Sheffer dies at 88
Emanuel Sheffer - the coach who led Israel to their only World Cup finals in Mexico in 1970 - died on Friday aged 88, the Israel Football Association. . .
Monday, December 24, 2012
Israeli tennis star, 12, wins prestigious tournament
Israeli 12-year-old Yshai Oliel won an international tennis tournament that has launched the careers of some of the world's tennis stars. Yshai Oliel. . .
Monday, December 24, 2012
Adam Greenberg signs minor league deal with Baltimore Orioles
Jewish player Adam Greenberg will resume his professional baseball career after signing a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles. Greenberg,. . .
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
BREAKING: LAPD investigating bomb threat near Wilshire Boulevard Temple
LAPD units on the scene at Wilshire Blvd. Temple‘s Koreatown synagogue are deploying bomb disposal units and robotic devices “to assess the. . .
Monday, December 10, 2012
Marty Reisman: Table-tennis wizard saved a classic game
Watch the newsreel below and observe a fabled minute in the life and times of Marty Reisman, who died on Friday at age 81. It is 1949 and the scene. . .
Friday, December 7, 2012
Yankees offer Youkilis $12 million
The New York Yankees reportedly offered Jewish free agent Kevin Youkilis a one-year, $12 million contract.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
In gear for Maccabiah Games
When Steve Pompan played on the U.S. tennis squad at the last Maccabiah Games in Israel, he was struck by the spectators’ tribal inclination to. . .
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
George McGovern, pacifist who wanted to bomb Auschwitz dies at 90
George McGovern is widely remembered for advocating immediate American withdrawal from Vietnam and sharp reductions in defense spending. Yet despite. . .
Monday, October 15, 2012
Cletus ‘The Hebrew Hammer’ Seldin moves to 9-0 with third-round KO
Jewish welterweight Cletus "The Hebrew Hammer" Seldin won by a third-round knockout, bringing his record to 9-0.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Reports that Allen Iverson will play for Maccabi Haifa are false
Reports that retired NBA star Allen Iverson will play for Israel's Maccabi Haifa basketball team in two upcoming exhibition games against NBA teams. . .
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Iverson signing on with Maccabi Haifa for U.S. games—and maybe longer
Former NBA Most Valuable Player Allen Iverson reportedly will play for Maccabi Haifa in its two exhibition games against NBA teams -- and perhaps. . .
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
All-star Jewish baseball team
During Yom Kippur, many Jews fret over whether Jewish Major Leaguers will play on the holiest of holidays. This has become a growing problem, because. . .
Friday, September 21, 2012
Parallel universe: A Jewish what if
In 1901, a sixteen year old Jewish girl from Hungary, Kati Berger, along with several brothers and sisters, arrived at Ellis Island in New York. A. . .
Friday, September 21, 2012
Israel beats Spain, one win away from qualifying for World Baseball Classic
First baseman Nate Freiman hit two home runs as Israel beat Spain 4-2 in the qualifying round of World Baseball Classic, putting the Isaeli team one. . .
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Israel defeats South Africa in World Baseball Classic Qualifier
Israel defeated South Africa in the first game of the World Baseball Classic Qualifier.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Teshuvah and Penn State
In our busy lives, there are lots of decisions to make. Although we know that quick judgments made without all the facts may be faulty, we do not. . .
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Art Modell, ex-owner of NFL’s Browns and Ravens, dies
Art Modell, former owner of the NFL's Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns, has died.