First Lady Nechama Rivlin met with the Minister-President’s wife, Mrs. Karin Seehofer, together with Israel Prize Laureate for Sport Esther Roth-Shahamorov, who was part of the Israeli delegation in 1972.
"Woe," he said. "What if there were soccer on Shabbat? There will be soccer everywhere. People will come in their cars."
Daily Torah seminars exploring the Jewish message behind sports and the meaning of competition will take place at one of the two Pyeongchang Chabad centers and at the Jewish room in the Olympic Village.
The new 3,000-square meter store is located at the G shopping mall in Rishon Lezion and offers 16,000 items in 60 different departments.
"This industry is funded by millions of shekels from the defense budget (e.g. policemen) and its operation on Shabbat forces the entire Jewish people to participate in the desecration of the Shabbat, and this to us is unacceptable."
The Greens rank second all-time among international basketball teams in games played against NBA opponents.
"The [Palestinian] Olympic Committee made the decision, and as a competitor I cannot oppose them," the boxer said.
"Sports have the great power to break down barriers between people from different communities."
Amit Madah, 16, from Kisra-Sumei, an Arab town in the western Galilee, is Israel's youth champion.
"He was responsible for planning numerous terrorist attacks, including the failed plot to bomb the 2016 Israel-Albania soccer match."
The Polish government's statement said: "We strongly condemn aggression and violence against any person."
He could have chosen the easy service offered to an outstanding athlete. He preferred, instead, to serve as a combat soldier in the Sayeret Egoz special forces unit.
The prime minister has a great love for athletic sports, but as he told the team, he counts it as progress that "he didn't tear a ligament" kicking the ball this time.
A delegation from the Federation of International Lacrosse arrives next week to inspect the stadium, brief government officials and meet with corporate moguls.
The coaches said they're looking forward to traveling together to the United States so they can compare coaching techniques with their American counterparts.
A record number of participants has made this year’s Games the biggest ever, with athletes from 80 nations around the world competing in the Jewish Olympics.
The 20th Maccabiah will feature competitions in 40 different sports, including two new additions: lacrosse and bridge.
'I would not be where I am if not for the endless support of my family, friends, team mates, coaches, all of my supporters and God above.'
Alon Day will be the first Israeli ever to compete in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, a top NASCAR touring series.
"The Kraft Family Sports Campus will advance Jerusalem as an international sports hub."
"Your game is not different from ours. Only difference is, If we lose, the consequences are -- immutable. And we’ve had enough of that in our history. So we won’t let that happen again."
From July 4-18, the Maccabiah Games will have the added significance of coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the reunification of this year’s host city, Jerusalem.
An official ceremony at 8 PM will include a message from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
'We wanted to take American support for Israel to new symbolic heights – and show our all-encompassing pride across sea, air, and land.'
The accident is the first for the New York Citi Bike sharing program in more than 43 million trips since its start in 2013.