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Dave Nicholls, seated, rides in the bobsled.

Cool Runnings? Meet Israel’s bobsled team

NEW YORK— In the span of just a couple days, Chaim Raice went from never having been on a bobsled to being a contender to represent Israel in the 2022 Winter Olympics....

Ben Roethlisberger's cleats, Nov. 4. Will Newton/Getty)

Steelers’ QB Ben Roethlisberger honors Pittsburgh victims

PITTSBURGH — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wore cleats during Sunday’s game to honor the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. The cleats included...

Sagi Muki (JNS)

First time: ‘Hatikvah’ played in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI — Israel’s national anthem was played for the first time in Abu Dhabi at a judo tournament. Israeli lightweight Judoka Sagi Muki on Sunday, Oct. 28, won a...

Greg Joseph celebrates defeating the Baltimore Ravens, Oct. 7, 2018. (Jason Miller/Getty)

Jewish journey of Cleveland’s Greg Joseph

By Ed Carroll CLEVELAND — Browns rookie kicker Greg Joseph said it’s been a “wild ride” for him since being cut at the end of preseason by the Miami Dolphins,...

Beitar Jerusalem fans, May 9, 2018. (TPS)

Beitar Jerusalem documentary nabs Emmy

By Mara Vigevani “Forever Pure,” an Israeli documentary about the controversial Beitar Jerusalem’s hardcore fan club, known as La Familia, won an Emmy Award in the...

Josh Rosen pictured at the Cardinals preseason game against the Broncos. (Christian Petersen/Getty)

Josh Rosen to start Sunday for the Cardinals

PHOENIX — Rookie quarterback Josh Rosen will start on Sunday. Sept. 30, for the Arizona Cardinals, who are looking to kick-start their season after losing their first...

Danielle Steinberg

Tel Aviv native is new CU women’s tennis coach

CU’s women’s tennis team has hired Tel Aviv native Danielle Steinberg as its new head coach. Steinberg made her way to the helm of CU tennis in a career that started...

Rami Gershon, Israel national soccer team, 2015. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Do geopolitics keep Israel out of the World Cup?

Following the World Cup? Wondering why Israel is almost never a participant, even though it has a better side than some other participants from its region (see: Saudia...

Saint Petersburg's Grand Choral Synagogue will open its doors for World Cup fans.

Ahead of World Cup, Russian Jewish communities prepare to open their doors

By Yehuda Sugar, JNS via Chabad.org If Rostov-on-Don Chabad-Lubavitch emissary Rabbi Chaim Danzinger has his way, thousands of Jewish soccer fans who will descend on his...

Ronaldinho in Jerusalem. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Ronaldinho opens soccer academy in Israel

The Brazilian soccer idol Ronaldinho has launched a soccer school in Israel aimed at both native-born and immigrant children and youths. Ronaldinho, who was in Israel...