Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Maccabi Haifa

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Gal Mekel back in NBA with New Orleans Pelicans

    2 weeks ago

    Gal Mekel, the second Israeli to play in the NBA, has signed with the New Orleans Pelicans.

    Mekel played for the Pelicans on Saturday in a 120-100 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, a day  after his signing was announced. He missed his four shots and went scoreless, but the 6-3...

  • Austrian chancellor urges end to religious tensions

    August 25, 2014 | 1:34 pm

    Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann called for peace and tolerance after meeting faith leaders on Monday amid mounting religious tensions highlighted by a violent protest against an Israeli soccer team last month.

    "Only the community can prevent a spiral of violence," Faymann told...

  • Israeli soccer team attacked by pro-Palestinians in Austria

    July 24, 2014 | 3:06 pm

    Members of the Maccabi Haifa soccer team were attacked on the field in Austria by pro-Palestinian protesters.

    The activists stormed the field and physically assaulted the Israeli players during a preseason match Wednesday against the French soccer club Lille. Some of the players...

  • Texas two-step: Israeli hoopsters Mekel and Casspi

    July 10, 2013 | 2:11 pm

    Jewish basketball fans will have their eyes on Texas when the NBA starts its new season this fall as Israelis Omri Casspi and Gal Mekel are signing on with teams in the Lone Star State.

    On Wednesday, Mekel, a point guard who helped guide Maccabi Haifa to its first Israeli Super...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • ESPN: Israel’s Mekel to sign with NBA’s Mavericks

    July 1, 2013 | 9:56 am

    Israeli point guard Gal Mekel is poised to become the second Israeli to play in the NBA after giving a verbal commitment to the Dallas Mavericks.

    Mekel, 25, informed the Mavs early Monday morning that he would sign a three-year contract with the 2011 champions at the end of the...

  • Maccabi Tel Aviv back on top but coach future uncertain

    May 21, 2013 | 10:21 am

    Champions Maccabi Tel Aviv have reasserted their dominance of Israeli soccer but media reports on Tuesday suggested they might have to continue their revival without coach Oscar Garcia.

    The country's wealthiest club lost 3-0 to Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv in the final fixture of the...

  • 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...

  • Reports that Allen Iverson will play for Maccabi Haifa are false

    October 5, 2012 | 10:20 am

    Reports that retired NBA star Allen Iverson will play for Israel's Maccabi Haifa basketball team in two upcoming exhibition games against NBA teams are false, a Maccabi representative told JTA.

    “The local Israeli press completely made this up,” said Andrew Wilson, director of...

  • Iverson signing on with Maccabi Haifa for U.S. games—and maybe longer

    October 4, 2012 | 1:50 pm

    UPDATE: Reports that Allen Iverson will play for Maccabi Haifa are false

    Former NBA Most Valuable Player Allen Iverson reportedly will play for Maccabi Haifa in its two exhibition games against NBA teams -- and perhaps longer.

    Iverson, 37, will suit up for the Israeli squad...

  • FIFA says non-Israeli can play for Israel

    December 1, 2011 | 12:21 pm

    FIFA has given a Druze Arab from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights permission to play for Israel even though he is not a citizen of the country, the Israel FA said.

    Maccabi Haifa’s Weaam Amasha is the leading Israeli league scorer this season with 12 goals from 13 matches and he...

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE