The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: April 29th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Used car chain CarMax, KIA, energy drink producer AQUAhydrate, auto title company LoanMart and State Farm are cancelling or suspending their sponsorship of the LA Clippers following the reported racist rant by the team’s Jewish owner, Donald Sterling. “CarMax finds the statements attributed to the Clippers’ owner completely unacceptable,” the company said in a statement. […]
Posted on: April 28th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Abraham Foxman, the Anti-Defamation League’s national director labeled as “reprehensible” the racist remarks attributed to Donald Sterling, the Jewish owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, and other Jewish groups chimed in with condemnation. “If the National Basketball Association’s investigation reveals that Mr. Sterling in fact made these racist and intolerant statements, we expect and anticipate […]
Posted on: April 28th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Just as sad as Sterling’s racist comments is that Jewish leaders tacitly accept his having a non-Jewish mistress.
Posted on: April 25th, 2014News & Views → Israel
The Association of Tennis Professionals World Tour will play this year in Israel, the first time that Israel has hosted an ATP tournament since 1996, according to the organization. The tournament, offering $1 million in prize money, will take place at the Israel Tennis Center in the Tel Aviv suburb of Ramat HaSharon Sept. 15-21 […]
Posted on: April 10th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Trans-Atlantic basketball is not so far-fetched. If it will make money for the NBA, it will happen.
Posted on: April 8th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Israel’s Supreme Court upheld a decision by the Israel Defense Forces to bar a Palestinian runner from Gaza from participating in a marathon in Bethlehem but nevertheless recommended that he be allowed to participate in the race. Olympian Nader Masri, 34, had asked Israel’s military for permission to travel to the second Bethlehem marathon that […]
Posted on: April 1st, 2014News & Views → Israel
The best weightlifters in the world will arrive for the championship, taking place in Tel Aviv April 5-12. The championship, will take place at a high school, and practices will take place in a see-through hall in the Tel Aviv Port. Both activities will be open to the public. This is the first time that the […]
Posted on: March 24th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Meet Sarah, the 20 year old Kiryat Arba resident who won the Women's World Thai-Boxing Championship.
Posted on: March 17th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The British Football Association will request that Nicolas Anelka serve his entire suspension for performing the quenelle salute regardless of the soccer team he joins. Anelka was fired by British West Bromwich Albion on Friday for “gross misconduct” for making the salute, seen by many as being anti-Semitic, on the field during a December match […]
Posted on: March 9th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Morashragas' victims may get a chance at revenge very soon.
Posted on: March 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The European governing body of soccer, UEFA, announced the punishment on Tuesday against Omar Rahou, who made the gesture several times at a European Championship match of futsal, a variant of soccer, in January while celebrating scoring a goal for his team, Chatelineau, against Romania in Antwerp, the website of the Dutch Algemeen Dagblad daily […]
Posted on: February 27th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Nicolas Anelka, a French soccer player for a British club, was fined $130,000 and suspended five games for performing the quenelle gesture in a game. The British Football Association handed down its penalties on Thursday following an investigation by an independent regulatory commission, which ruled that Anelka was guilty of performing an act that was […]
Posted on: February 25th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Camp HASC’s annual Fort Lauderdale marathon is a crucial fundraising event for the special needs children camp based in upstate New York. However this year’s event faced a unique challenge due to the massive blizzard that struck the area over the weekend. The entire team of 109 runners and staff members were on the verge […]
Posted on: February 18th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
American Jew Charlie White is first American to win Olympic gold as part of an ice skating pair.
Posted on: February 11th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Israeli short track speed skater Vladislav Bykanov failed to qualify for the 1,500-meter semifinals in the Winter Olympics by less than a second. Bykanov finished fourth on Monday in the second heat in 2:21.163 — 0.8 away from advancing — at the games in Sochi, Russia. He will compete in the 1,000-meter race on Thursday […]
Posted on: February 10th, 2014News & Views → Global
Russia's Chief Rabbi and the Sochi Chabad led a welcoming event for the Israeli Olympic athletes.
Posted on: February 10th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
On Sunday, just 3 days into the Sochi games, Jews have already won 3 medals.
Posted on: January 29th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Israel will be sending five athletes to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, starting next month. Evgeni Krasnopolski, 25, a Ukraine native who grew up in Israel, will skate in the pairs competition with Andrea Davidovich, 16, of Vermont. The pair, who train in Hackensack, N.J., finished seventh in the senior pairs competition at the […]
Posted on: January 29th, 2014News & Views → Media
The Nachum Segal Network drafts Lenny Solomon and Shlock Rock to kick off its new game day tradition.
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