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  • Jewish U.S. fencer Sada Jacobson wins Olympic silver

    August 10, 2008 | 5:06 pm

    BEIJING (JTA)—American Sada Jacobson won a fencing silver medal, becoming perhaps the first Jewish medalist of the Beijing Olympics.

    Jacobson lost, 15-8, in the women’s individual saber final Saturday to fellow American Mariel Zagunis, who also won gold at the 2004 Games in Athens....

  • Duel Role for Fencing Teens

    By Carin Davis

    February 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Fencing's all the rage in Hollywood hits like "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" and "Die Another Day," although it's less of an everyday hobby with today's teen crowd. But for Jewish high school students Harry Mahaffey and Teddy Levitt, fencing is where it's...