For proponents of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement, SodaStream would appear to be a straightforward target.
Fewer than three in 10 Americans believe that God plays a role in determining sports outcomes, according to a survey by the Public Religion Research Institute.
SodaStream's purchase of a Super Bowl commercial has the BDS movement in the U.S. saying it will step up its campaign against the Israeli firm.
The Jewish owner of a real estate company in New York is donating his $50,000 winnings from a Super Bowl bet to charity.
Madonna will go on tour from May for the first time in three years, starting in Israel before moving on to Europe, with legs in South America and Australia, where she has not performed for 20 years, tour promotion company Live Nation said on Tuesday.
Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner, and this year one of the most buzzed-about commercials stars Ferris Bueller -- that is, Matthew Broderick, who stars in a Honda ad based on his 1986 film masterpiece “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”
When the New York Giants and New England Patriots take the field for Sunday’s Super Bowl, most of the country will focus on the athletes wearing the jerseys. However, from a Jewish perspective, the story behind these football franchises comes from those wearing suits in the owner’s box.
With less than a minute to play in the biggest football game of his life, Jewish punter Josh Miller wanted a ham sandwich.
Adam Wolf, a 12-year-old with cerebral palsy, was stunned when Randi Grossman, West Coast director of the Chai Lifeline, called to tell him that the organization would pay for him to go to the Super Bowl.
If you’ve left your house or turned on the television in the last two weeks, you know: Pittsburgh’s going to the Super Bowl. But while huge portions of Pittsburghers — and, surely, much of the country — will be cheering for a Steeler victory, some members of the city’s Jewish community are celebrating in creative, and even educational ways.
For ex-Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Randy Grossman, being nicknamed "The Rabbi" was inevitable. “The fellow who pretty much nicknamed everyone was Dwight White, who recently passed away," Grossman said of the outstanding lineman from the Steel Curtain defense of the 1970s. "He and I were locker neighbors and, yeah, what are you gonna call a white kid from Philadelphia who’s Jewish? Sparky?”
You know the old saying: Behind every Hall of Fame football coach stands a 5-foot, 4-inch Jewish cattle dealer with good hands, a big heart and a "Yiddishe kop." For Earl “Curly” Lambeau of the Green Bay Packers, that man was Nate Abrams. Just a little kosher food for thought while watching Sunday's Super Bowl XLV between the Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers.
On Super Sunday, the alefs and bets in Green Bay and Pittsburgh will be thinking about X’s and O’s. They'll even be up for a little friendly wager. On the morning of Feb. 6, many hours before the NFC champion Green Bay Packers battle the AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV, Rabbi Shaina Bacharach of the Conservative Congregation Cnesses Israel in Green Bay, says her religious school will square off against the school at the Or L’Simcha, Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh.
You know that strange window of time Sunday morning before the Super Bowl starts, when you don't want to start anything that won't be finished by kickoff, but you've still got to find something to do? Sinai Temple, nearly a dozen other local Conservative men's clubs and the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs have an idea: try joining 10,000 others who will be wrapping tefillin.