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Israeli Casspi Set for NBA Debut

by Chris Tomasson

October 14, 2009 | 7:51 pm

Omri Casspi in his Sacramento Kings gear. Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE

Although he hails from Yavne, in the center of Israel, Omri Casspi is going to have a lot of American basketball fans offering to... read full article

  • Tamir Goodman, ‘the Jewish Jordan,’ is retiring

    By Phil Jacobs, the Baltimore Jewish Times

    September 10, 2009 | 3:45 pm

    Tamir Goodman, the former high school phenom once known as the “Jewish Jordan,” will announce his retirement from pro basketball.

    The first Orthodox...

  • Devoutly Jewish fighters hoping titles will silence critics

    By Gil Shefler, JTA

    September 10, 2009 | 3:39 pm

    Harking back to an era when Jews ruled the ring, two devoutly observant boxers are fighting to make this the best year for Jewish boxing in seven decades....

  • Jewish Baseball Star Kevin Youkilis Ejected for Fighting

    August 12, 2009 | 3:24 pm

    From MLB.com:

    A lot had gone on between the Red Sox and Tigers over the past two nights by the time Kevin Youkilis was belted in the back by an 89-mph...

  • Soboroff Raises Bar for 18th Maccabiah

    by Gina Lobaco

    July 29, 2009 | 10:04 pm

    Los Angeles business leader Steve Soboroff was in a great mood as he headed off to the opening ceremonies of the Chai Maccabiah at Ramat Gan Stadium with...

  • Maccabiah Results: Team USA Wins 82 Medals in the First Full Week of Competition

    by JewishJournal.com

    July 21, 2009 | 1:36 pm

    Tel Aviv, Israel, July, 21 – Team USA has won 25 Gold, 26 Silver and 31 Bronze Medals in the first full week of competition at the 18th Maccabiah...

  • Maccabiah athletes find Jewish pride, not just sport, at Games

    By Dina Kraft, JTA

    July 13, 2009 | 3:26 pm

    Singing “Shalom Aleichem,” the group of Maccabiah athletes usher in Shabbat together at a brightly lit hotel dining hall, their Hungarian, Spanish,...

  • Maccabiah judoka’s wife dies hiking in Israel

    Jewish Telegrahic Agency

    July 13, 2009 | 2:50 pm

    The wife of a Russian participant in the Maccabiah Games fell to her death while hiking near the Dead Sea.

    The woman, 50, was hiking with her 16-year-old daughter in the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve when she fell from a precipice in Nahal Arugot, Israel Radio reported. Her daughter also was injured. The two were walking on an unmarked path off-limits to hikers.

    The victim’s husband is a member of the Russian judo team.

    Neither the victim nor her husband’s name were provided in news reports on the accident.

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