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Israeli Takes Judo World Championship Gold

A resident of Netanya, Israel, Yarden Gerbi, born July 8, 1989, began training in judo at age 6.

Palestinian Soccer Chief Demands Israel’s Expulsion from FIFA

Jibril Rajub, known for torturing and murdering scores of his enemies as Arafat's top security adviser, is irate because Israeli refused a few Arab players and managers entry into the PA on security grounds.

Israeli Team Fined for not Playing Davis Cup Match on Yom Kippur

The Israel Tennis Association has been fined more than $13,000 for refusing to play a Davis Cup match against Belgium on Yom Kippur this...

Beitar Jerusalem Announces Shabbat Ban on Soccer Games

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

The second half was one to forget for the Israelis.

Casspi to Sign with Houston Rockets for $2 Million

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?

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

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...

Wonder Twins Complete Cycling Journey from Buffalo to Brooklyn

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

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

Jerry’s Kids second game of the week was perhaps the most exciting of the season to date.

Ziontours Takes Off With Round-Trippers

In the All Star Israel Softball League, Ziontours takes the number one spot.

Fatah Condemns Co-Existence

Everyone knows Abbas wants to make peace with Israel, which wants to drive all Arabs into the sea, right? And how many know that Abbas’ Fatah party condemned the crime of a Jewish-Arab soccer game?

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