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Posted on: May 24th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Manny Pacquiao, the World Boxing Organization welterweight champion, will visit Israel after his title defense fight against Timothy Bradley on June 9, according to his Jewish promoter Bob Arum in a report by JTA.
Posted on: May 21st, 2012Sections → Sports
Torah Tidbits 6 - Jerry’s Kids 4...Café Rimon 14 – Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe 6...Café Rimon 14 – Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe 6
Posted on: May 9th, 2012Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
I was lucky enough to have met and interviewed many Hall of Famers including Joe DiMaggio, Hank Greenberg, Ted Williams and Stan Musial. I also had the chance to meet and gab with many of the stars from the old Negro Leagues who went on to play in the major leagues after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier – Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Monte Irvin and Satchel Paige. But I never had the chance to meet Jackie Robinson.
Posted on: May 9th, 2012Sections → Sports
Despite a few uncomfortable moments, I came away from the game with a very thankful 13-year-old, with great father-son memories, and happy, knowing that, given the opportunity, the Globetrotters are still fully capable of being America's ambassadors to the world.
Posted on: May 9th, 2012Sections → Sports
In a rematch of last season's Holyland Series, Lobos looked for revenge, but it was Café Rimon who prevailed – though all agreed that this encounter would pale in significance to a potential postseason meeting.
Posted on: May 3rd, 2012Sections → Sports
Opening day action in the All Star Israel Softball League was marked by action and excitement, as fans were treated to two tight pitchers’ duels and two big slugfests.
Posted on: May 3rd, 2012News & Views → Jewish
For the Jewish community in Ohio, the newest Cleveland Browns lineman is also a landsman. Mitchell Schwartz will arrive in Cleveland on Thursday, May 10 for the Cleveland Browns’ rookie minicamp, having been chosen as the 37th pick in last week’s NFL Draft. In an interview with Cleveland Jewish News, the 22 year-old Brown said […]
Posted on: April 22nd, 2012News & Views → Global
A campaign by the widows of two Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre have had their petition for a memorial at the 2012 Olympic games rejected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Posted on: April 12th, 2012Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
The 2012 baseball season should be a most interesting one. Every game is important. No longer can a team just play for the Wild Card spot and have an equal shot with the three division winners at participating in the World Series (as St. Louis did last year).
Posted on: March 7th, 2012Sections → Sports
Lobos will meet Hawke & Co. in the finals, and attempt to pick up their second consecutive championship title.
Posted on: February 8th, 2012Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
Sixty years ago and fifty years ago. 1952 and 1962. They were memorable years for many of us.
Posted on: February 7th, 2012Sections → Sports
Yak Pak moved into a tie for first place with two wins and a Lobos loss.
Posted on: January 24th, 2012Sections → Sports
Week 4 of the “Red and Dr. Murray's” Israel Basketball league saw three games go down to the wire in thrilling fashion.
Posted on: January 18th, 2012Sections → Sports
“If I’m behind the arc, and I see an open teammate, I love the deep dish” said piping hot three-point artist Josh Friedman. “But Big Apple knows how to serve up the treys – we always deliver”.
Posted on: January 11th, 2012Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
Craig Breslow and Jason Marquis will be wearing different uniforms this season. The two pitchers also share a unique trait among those labeled “Jewish players” by the media: Breslow and Marquis both have two Jewish parents.
Posted on: January 8th, 2012Sections → Sports
In this week’s drama-filled showdown between Katzenstein and Bienenfeld, both teams played a solid all-around team game, splitting the scoring equally.
Posted on: December 14th, 2011Sections → Sports
The delayed start of the professional basketball season due to a labor dispute has left me indifferent. It has been many years since I watched an entire game, even more since I actually attended one in person.
Posted on: December 7th, 2011Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
I was one of 2,400 people at the recent Yeshiva Beth Yehudah dinner held in downtown Detroit.
Posted on: November 14th, 2011Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
Seventy-eight degrees and sunny. That's what it was that Thursday afternoon in November when I arrived in Tampa, site of the Yankees Fantasy Camp. That's what it was that Thursday afternoon in November when I arrived in Tampa, site of the Yankees Fantasy Camp. After checking into the Sheraton Suites where the campers were staying for the Monday through Saturday camp, I shuttled to George M. Steinbrenner Field (where the Yanks play during spring training and also the home of the Tampa Yankees, three levels below the major leagues), to join the camp in progress.
Posted on: November 14th, 2011News & Views → News Briefs
Carolina Raqucel Duer, a 33 year-old Jewish woman from Buenos Aires, Argentina, defended her World Boxing Organization Super Flyweight title on November 12 by defeating opponent Maria Jose Nunez of Uruguay. Nunez foreited the match in the third round, after being knocked down by Duer’s left cross. Duer, known as “The Turk”, is the daughter […]
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