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Beitar Jerusalem Announces Shabbat Ban on Soccer Games

6 Elul 5773 – August 11, 2013
The Beitar Jerusalem soccer team announced that it will stop playing on Shabbat in order to allow its religious and traditional fans to attend...

Israel Gives up ‘HaTikvah’ Anthem for the Sake of Peres’ Peace

3 Elul 5773 – August 8, 2013
Israel has made another concession, without even being asked. The PA anthem was sung in Bethlehem for the Barcelona soccer team during its Peres-sponsored visit, but HaTikvah was ditched in Tel Aviv.

Egyptian Agreed to Play in Israel for Swiss Soccer Squad

1 Elul 5773 – August 7, 2013
An Egyptian player for a Swiss soccer team agreed to travel to Israel for a qualifying match after first refusing for political reasons. Mohamed Salah...

Soccer Fans Follow Barcelona Team from Hotel to Western Wall

29 Av 5773 – August 5, 2013
Dozens of soccer fans booked rooms Sunday night in Jerusalem’s Inbal Hotel, where the FC Barcelona team was staying, to meet the players and...

Stoudemire Seeking Israeli Citizenship

This is just what Israel does not need – another non-Jew claiming he is a Jew. NY Knicks star Stoudemire wants to be an Israeli but as for Torah, he likes to pick and choose his commandments,

Maccabiah Games Close, Israel First, US Second

24 Av 5773 – July 31, 2013
Israel lead the way with the final gold medal count, followed by the United States, Hungary, Canada, Azerbijan and South Africa.

Argentinian Jewish Boxer ‘The Turk’ Wins First Bantamweight Crown

22 Av 5773 – July 28, 2013
Argentina’s Jewish boxer Carolina Raquel Duer won the World Boxing Organization bantamweight title for the first time. Duer, popularly known as ”The Turk,” defeated countrywoman...

America in Disgrace, Loses to Israel in Maccabiah Baseball Game

18 Av 5773 – July 24, 2013
American got over Katrina, the Clintons, Bush, and Superstorm Sandy. It even has survived Obama. But its golden age is over. Israel beat the US at its own game, the National Pastime, at the Maccabiah Games

Ryan Braun’s Suspension Erases His ‘Good-Guy’ Image

Ryan Braun, whose father is from Israel, not only lost the chance to play out the reason of the season with the Milwaukee Brewers...

Maccabiah Games Draw US Athletes to Become ‘Bar Mitzvah’

14 Av 5773 – July 21, 2013
For American athletes, the Maccabiah sports even proves the games are about more than sports. Several of the American Jewish athletes were inspired to become Bar Mitzvah.

Canada Stops Israel’s Lacrosse Team in World Cup Quarterfinals

12 Av 5773 – July 19, 2013
The second half was one to forget for the Israelis.

Casspi to Sign with Houston Rockets for $2 Million

1 Av 5773 – July 7, 2013
Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player to join the NBA, has agreed to a two-year, $2 million contract with the Houston Rockets. Casspi, 25, who...

Rohani’s Acid Test: Can Women Enter Soccer Stadium?

16 Tammuz 5773 – June 23, 2013
Women in Iran are pinning their hopes on Hassan Rohani to pass what would be a sweeping reform in the Islamic Republic – allowing...

Putin to Return Stolen Ring to Owner, But Won’t Admit Guilt (Video)

The Russian leader remarked that he could "kill someone" with such a ring.

B’nai B’rith to Honor Baseball’s Bud Selig

12 Tammuz 5773 – June 20, 2013
Bud Selig, the commissioner of Major League Baseball, will be honored B’nai B’rith International ,which will award him its Distinguished Humanitarian Award on June...
Israel's national beach soccer team playing against France.

Israeli and Turkish Beach Soccer Teams in Diplomatic Incident

9 Tammuz 5773 – June 16, 2013
"I saw them throw away the flags."

VIDEOS: Formula 1 Racing Through Jerusalem

6 Tammuz 5773 – June 13, 2013
One word... Awesome.
Their high point was crossing the Erie Canal bridge, a marker that proved to them that they were going in the right direction.

Wonder Twins Complete Cycling Journey from Buffalo to Brooklyn

1 Tammuz 5773 – June 9, 2013
They did it old school too, by avoiding the use of GPS technology to find their way.

New Torah Scroll for Sochi Synagogue ahead of Winter Olympics

25 Sivan 5773 – June 2, 2013
The synagogue in Sochi in Russia has been renovated and a new Torah scroll acquired ahead of the city’s hosting of the Winter Olympics...

All Star Softball League: Janglo Breaks Good News, Noble Effort Pays Off

21 Sivan 5773 – May 30, 2013
Jerry’s Kids second game of the week was perhaps the most exciting of the season to date.

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