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Who’s who among the NFL’s Jews

The 103rd season of the National Football League kicked off Sept. 8, and there are a number of Jewish players to keep an eye on.

‘Birthright for basketballers’

By Jacob Gurvis AUBURN, Ala. — The Auburn University men’s basketball team traveled to Israel last weekend for a 10-day Birthright-style trip, likely the first of...

Kurt Landauer: Jewish heart of FC Bayern

In May, the Bundesliga, Germany’s top soccer league, concluded its season on what has become a familiar note: the Bayern Munich club won its 10th straight league...

At Dodger Stadium, Koufax immortalized

For Jewish sports fans around the world, Sandy Koufax has occupied an unmatched legendary status.

For Bedouin women, race is more than a run

By Sheri Oz The place: Rahat, the largest Bedouin city in Israel, notorious for clan wars, crime and poverty. The event: The fourth snnual Rahat Race. The City of Rahat...

NBA Draft — a Yeshiva player?

The National Basketball Association will hold its annual draft of college players this week. The talk in Jewish circles this year centers around one athlete and one...

Kapler channels Jewish activist athletes

Gabe Kapler likes going against the grain. The 46-year-old Jewish manager of the San Francisco Giants is relatively young for a professional coach.

Will the Kligman brothers be the first Orthodox Jews in the MLB?

Some Jewish baseball fans know the name Elie Kligman, even though he’s just a freshman in college. That’s because last year he became one of the first two Orthodox...

‘Hava Nagila’ in Salt Lake City — why?

A few years ago, Rachel Picado attended a Utah Jazz game in Salt Lake City with Israeli diplomat Eitan Na’eh, who was visiting from Los Angeles. During the closing...

Jewish baseball players to watch in 2022

After two pandemic-altered seasons, a three-month lockout and a truncated free agent frenzy, the 2022 Major League Baseball season is finally here.