As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
A German soccer team withdrew from a sponsorship agreement with Saudi Arabia’s national airline because it refuses to ticket Israeli citizens. The FSV Frankfurt team abrogated the contract with Saudia this week after criticism leveled by Jewish groups and other organizations, according to the Associated Press. The airline’s director told The New York Post in […]
Posted on: December 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
“I wore a yarmulke, and I was a target,” says ,” says Rabbi Sensei Gary Moskowitz, who is a Karate black belt.
Posted on: November 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel
Detroit is bringing in the Jews. A couple of weeks after hiring Brad Ausmus as manager, the Tigers on Wednesday traded for Ian Kinsler, previously of the Texas Rangers, to play second base. The cost for the Jewish infielder, a three-time American League All-Star: mega-salaried first baseman Prince Fielder and a cool $30 million. Lucky […]
Posted on: November 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Israeli-based SodaStream company will be back at the Super Bowl in February after its controversial commercial at the last game. The company, which has a factory in area of Maaleh Adumim east of Jerusalem, said it will launch its 2014 global advertising campaign with a $4 million worth of exposure on Super Sunday. “The […]
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Tunisia was suspended from next year’s Davis Cup after ordering one of its national team members to withdraw from a tournament rather than play an Israeli. The International Tennis Federation in a statement on Saturday said the Tunisian national team would be banned from the 2014 world competition for ordering Malek Jaziri not to compete […]
Posted on: October 28th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Soccer and anti-Semitism are two big sports in Britain. What happens when you combine them? You get a logo with a soccer team’s letter shaped in the form of a swastika. The team stated, “No offense intended.”
Posted on: October 20th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israeli windsurfer Shahar Zubari won a gold medal at the Sailing World Cup in China, finishing first in in the men’s RS:X on Saturday in Qingdao. Israeli Maayan Davidovich took the bronze medal in the women’s RS:X. In 2008, Zubari won the bronze in the RS:X at the Beijing Olympics and the world championships.
Posted on: October 20th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
MK Moshe Feiglin sustained injures in a bicycle accident Sunday morning. Feiglin was out on his bike, riding on the Samaria lanes when he fell off in one of the dry riverbeds and sustained a strong blow to his shoulder. He managed to contact the local EMT and his town’s four-wheel drive security vehicle rescued […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
America as a melting pot is the biggest threat to Jews, who want to be so politically correct that even the name “Redskins” draws the ADL to ruin the party just when Americans finally have a fun issue.
Posted on: October 13th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
An international tennis association is investigating a Tunisian tennis player for pulling out of a match instead of facing Israeli player Amir Weintraub in the quarterfinals of an Association of Tennis Professionals match in Tashkent. Jaziri gave a knee injury as the official reason for pulling out, and the Tunisian Sports and Youth Ministry told AFP that […]
Posted on: October 8th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
You can't call anyone "Yid" in England, not even yourself.
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → Germany
The newly elected president of the International Olympic Committee heads a German-based organization that helps companies to guarantee that their products do not contain anything from Israel. Thomas Bach, a German who was elected Tuesday at an IOC session in Buenos Aires, is chairman of Ghorfa, the Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which was […]
Posted on: August 30th, 2013News & Views → Global
A resident of Netanya, Israel, Yarden Gerbi, born July 8, 1989, began training in judo at age 6.
Posted on: August 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
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.
Posted on: August 12th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
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 year in the world group playoffs, the highest level of Davis Cup play. The Belgian Tennis Association turned down Israel’s request to postpone the game on Sept. 14. The International Tennis […]
Posted on: August 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Beitar Jerusalem soccer team announced that it will stop playing on Shabbat in order to allow its religious and traditional fans to attend team home games. Home games will be held on Saturday nights or weekdays, according to the announcement by the team’s new owner Eli Tabib. Beitar Jerusalem made headlines earlier this year […]
Posted on: August 8th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
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.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
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 joined the Football Club Basel for its UEFA Champions League qualifying game against Maccabi Tel Aviv on Tuesday evening. Salah, 21, reportedly changed his mind after meeting with team officials. […]
Posted on: August 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel
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 then follow them to the Western Wall Monday morning as the team wrapped up their tour of Israel. The fans cheered them at the hotel desk and asked for autographs while […]
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