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  • Israeli shooter, in 6th Paralympics, wins 8th medal with bronze in Rio

    September 13, 2016 | 9:53 am

    Shooter Doron Shaziri, competing in his sixth Paralympics, won Israel’s second medal at the Rio games and his eighth overall.

    Shaziri picked up a bronze Monday in the men’s R7-50m Rifle 3 Positions, finishing third behind Laslo Suranji of Serbia and Abdulla Sultan Alaryani of the...

  • Israel and the world Pt. 19 - weekly news from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    September 10, 2012 | 10:30 am

    Israel's Beauty and the Geek's semi-finals turned out to be more than your everyday reality show episode. The final four couples visited Turkey on a very special mission: to try and make things right between the two states. As most of you already know, things aren't going so...

  • From homelessness to the table tennis summit, Paralympian Tahl Leibovitz is London-bound

    August 21, 2012 | 3:10 pm

    Tahl Leibovitz spent much of his adolescence riding New York City’s subways – not for transportation or because of the trains’ allure.

    The subways were where Leibovitz lived.

    A troubled home and problems at school got Leibovitz kicked out of both places. Daytime, he wandered....