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  • Maccabi Tel Aviv clinch Israeli league crown

    April 23, 2013 | 9:53 am

    Maccabi Tel Aviv became Israeli champions for a record 20th time on Monday when they sealed the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over hosts Hapoel Ramat Hasharon.

    The result gave Tel Aviv an unassailable 13-point lead over second-placed Maccabi Haifa with four matches...

  • Who is—the latest Jewish trivia whiz?

    January 17, 2012 | 11:50 am

    Answer: Jason Keller. The man who won $213,900 over the course of nine episodes on Jeopardy!, the classic quiz show, now envisions traveling to Israel for competitive Scrabble.

    While many Jews who have never been to Israel anticipate their first visit to the Western Wall, Jason...

  • New Punims in Sports Hall of Fame

    By Tom Tugend

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Freestyle swim champion Jason Lezak of Irvine and fellow Californian, hot rodder Kenny Bernstein, have been elected to the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame for 2006.

    In all, four Americans, one British Australian and one Brazilian are among the chosen athletes, with a New...

  • Up Front

    June 4, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    All the Right Moves

    "He's a nice Jewish boy," Michal Finkelstein says of her son Shimon. "He likes to sing in shul, he's an A student.... He never uses his strength or skills to bully others."

    Except on the wrestling mat.