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International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, class of ‘23

Broadcaster Chris Berman and a German Jew who once said hockey “saved me and my family from the Holocaust” are among the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame’s...

Hispanic MLBers visit Israel to promote Christian-Jewish relations

MLB players Nelson Cruz, Cesar Hernandez and Jeimer Candelario were brought to Israel for a week by the Philos Project, a US-based nonprofit organization that promotes...

Qatar tries to accommodate Jewish World Cup guests

While Qatar can hardly be considered a friend of Israel, harboring as it does Hamas terrorists, when it comes to Jews visiting the country for the FIFA World Cup, Qatar...

NHL drops the puck on ’22-’23 season

October is a busy month for US sports fans. The MLB playoffs get underway, the NBA season begins, the NFL season kicks into high gear and both the women’s and men’s...

Back spasms derail Israeli tennis star’s swan song

The Tel Aviv Open, a tournament in the high tiers of the pro tennis circuit, returned for the first time since 1996, and it brought emotional moments for multiple Jewish...

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...