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Jewish U.S. Gymnast Helps Teammates Bring Home Gold

A new Jewish star has been born at this year’s Olympics in London – 18-year-old Aly Raisman, the American gymnast who triumphed over teammate...

Amit Ivry Makes a Major Splash at London Games

Becomes First-Ever Israeli Woman to Reach an Olympic Swimming SemifinalIsraeli swimmer Amit Ivry performed wonderfully at her first Olympic Games and had blue-and-white fans...

Amit Ivry Makes a Major Splash at London Games

Becomes First-Ever Israeli Woman to Reach an Olympic Swimming SemifinalIsraeli swimmer Amit Ivry performed wonderfully at her first Olympic Games and had blue-and-white fans...

Remembering the Munich Massacre, 40 Years Later

American Jewish Leaders Commend President Obama for Supporting  Moment of Silence at 2012 GamesProminent Jewish organizations, including the Zionist Organization of America, are praising...

2012 London Olympics Offer American-Israeli Track and Field Star a Chance to Go for Gold

Some of the world’s greatest athletes are en-route to London this week to compete for the 2012 Summer Olympics. The nation of Israel will...

Good Sports? Iran says it will Compete with Israelis at Olympics

Iranian athletes will compete against Israelis at the upcoming London Olympics, Secretary General of the Iranian Olympic Committee and Chef de Mission Bahram Afsharzadeh...

150-Mile Bike4Chai Tour Gears Up to Support Seriously Ill Children

Aug. 8-9 Event on Pace to Raise $1 Million; Riders and Sponsors Being SoughtWith a goal to make the 3rd Annual Bike4Chai a million-dollar...

She’s 10 Years Old, Orthodox…and the World’s Strongest Girl

Like her peers, 10-year-old Naomi Kutin lives comfortably with her parents, attends an Orthodox day school and adheres to a Torah-based lifestyle. But Naomi...

The NBA Comes to Brooklyn

This past April, the New Jersey Nets packed their bags and took their talents across the river to play in downtown Brooklyn. Shortly after...

Mets Stumble Into All-Star Break

The NY Mets have exceeded the people’s expectations so far in the first half of the 2012 baseball season. There has been lots of...

The NBA’s Next Israeli Player?

Israeli professional basketball player Lior Eliyahu hasn’t reached the National Basketball Association since being drafted by the league in 2006, but the recent trading...

Shalit Takes to Sports Writing

Want an Israeli’s take on Lebron James’s performance during this year’s NBA Finals? Just ask Gilad Shalit.According to a slew of news media reports...

Baseball is Back in Brooklyn!

The Brooklyn Cyclones have started the 2012 season in style. After a 45-29 finish to the 2011 season which included a wild card berth,...

Remembering Munich: Scholars Reflect 40 Years Later

Forty years ago, Palestinian “Black September” terrorists murdered 11 Israeli team members during the Olympic Games in Munich. Although the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Israel en route to the Olympics

Efraim Zinger’s ringtone is ABBA’s “The Winner Takes it All.” A perfect choice for the secretary-general of Israel’s National Olympic Committee.As Zinger’s crew feverishly...

Basketball’s ‘Holzman Era’ Lives On

Even though he passed away in 1998, Jewish coach Red Holzman—who led the New York Knicks to a pair of NBA titles—remains an impact...

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