Maybe some of you noticed that I haven’t written in the last week. Alright, none of you noticed but that’s not the point. My husband and I took the boys on a long awaited vacation on board the “brand new” Carnival cruise ship called ‘Splendor’, or as I am calling it ‘Ineptness’....
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“I can’t even explain it, it was unreal. I’ve been a part of the two teams at the last two Olympics that came out behind, and I think I wanted it more than anybody, not just for myself, but to show that we are the nation to be beat in that relay, ” Jason Lezak told the Los Angeles...
August 10, 2008 | 8:37 pm
BEIJING (JTA)—An Iranian swimmer refused to compete against his Israeli counterpart at the Beijing Olympics.
Mohammad Alirezaei pulled out of the 100-meter breaststroke race Saturday, apparently in protest at the participation of Israel’s Tom Beeri. An Iranian press report, however,...
August 10, 2008 | 6:50 pm
The United States womens’ 400-meter freestyle relay team—including Los Angeles native Dara Torres—scored a second place behind the Netherlands on Sunday.
Torres is the most famous Jewish competitor with ties to the Southland this year, and she’s competing in an unprecedented fifth...
August 6, 2008 | 1:24 am
The only U.S.-born Jew on Israel’s Olympic team has been kicked off after failing two drug tests.
Swimmer Max Jaben, 22, who was slated to compete in the 200- and 400-meter freestyle events in Beijing, tested positive for the anabolic steroid boldenone in separate tests.
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September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pmOnce upon a time, as God created the world, He decided to make beings in His image. As he generated his own reflection in man and woman, the angels got word of the project, and were consumed with jealousy.
"How unfair!" they cried. "Those humans will have it all. They get to...
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...
July 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm