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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

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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?

Two Religious Girls Box-Kick Their Way to World Champions (video)

The IDF gets a new weapon next year. Meet Baltimore-born Nili Block and Mumbai convert Sarah Avraham, both of them religious and the new world champs in Thailand-style kick-boxing.

Israeli Soccer Team to Play in NY for First Time in Decades

Israel's national soccer team will be making its first New York appearance in decades for a match against Honduras at Citi Field on June...

Greek Soccer Player Gets Life Ban for Nazi Salute

A Greek soccer player has been banned for life from playing for the national team after giving the Nazi salute during a game. Giorgos Katidis,...

Greek Soccer Player Attacked for Nazi Salute (video)

The 20-year-old Katidis is pleading ignorance.

The Jewish World Series: Home Run for Unison

The need for such a Shabbat-considerate tournament came up last winter, when the basketball team of Houston’s Beren Academy had reached the semifinals, only to become the center of a national controversy.

Brazilian Female Judo Champ Makes Aliyah

This martial artist is 21, Jewish, Brazilian and a woman. Her name is Camila Minakawa. She also is a judo champ, so it is a lot safer for Israel that she is on our side – she made aliyah on Wednesday.

PA Cries ‘Foul,’ Cancels Peres’ ‘Peace Process Soccer Game’

The Palestinian Authority is just as stubborn as Shimon Peres. Every time he tries to resurrect it, the PA buries it deeper. This time around, they kicked his “soccer peace” game in the teeth.

Israel-Made Drones to Protect FIFA Soccer Cup from Terrorists

Israel UAV drones, usually used to by Brazil to guard its borders, will be hovering over FIFA’s Confederation Cup games this year to protect players and fans from terrorists.

Israel’s NBA Player Omri Casspi Undergoes Appendectomy

Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, had an appendectomy. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward had his appendix removed on Saturday night at...

Peres Wants ‘Soccer Game for Peace’ with Israel and PA vs. Spain

President Shimon Peres and the head of the Barcelona soccer club announced on Thursday a special soccer match for peace that will include players...

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