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Israeli pitcher earns a victory in MLB debut

Dean Kremer, the first Israeli baseball player drafted into the Major Leagues, was called up to the Baltimore Orioles and earned a victory in his debut — all in less...

Sports angst in a pandemic

the summer simmers on, and the coronavirus pandemic only grows worse in the US, the wide world of sports is suddenly not looking so wide. Fans of major sports are facing...

How to run a marathon — on your balcony

PARIS — Elisha Nochomovitz, a 32-year-old French Jew, was to be among the 17,000 participants in the Barcelona Marathon on March 15. But the marathon, one of...

Coach’s journey from NBA to a championship

PHILADELPHIA — Four years ago, Ben Falk was analyzing professional basketball players for the Philadelphia 76ers. This week, he’s celebrating a championship on a...

Bible Marathon is world’s oldest

Some 4,000 contestants from Israel and around the world participated in the 5th annual international Bible Marathon that ended at the ancient site of Tel Shiloh, at...

Israel’s national baseball team after qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games. (IAB)

Israeli baseball bound for Tokyo

By Daniel Ben Tal When the news broke that Israel had qualified for next July’s Tokyo Olympic Games in baseball, many locals raised an eyebrow. “Baseball? I didn’t...

Sagi Muki (JNS)

Israeli judoka wins gold

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki on Aug. 28 won the gold medal in the under 81 kg weight category at the Judo World Championship in Tokyo, becoming the first Israeli in history...

Puig: ‘One of the best days of my life’

Baseball star Yasiel Puig visited a Jewish camp for kids with cancer and called it “one of the best days” of his life. Puig, an outfielder for the Cleveland Indians,...

Israeli pitcher Harel Kronik

Israeli baseball takes first at European qualifiers

By Josh Hasten Does America’s favorite pastime have a chance of becoming Israel’s? Playing in their first major international tournament, Israel’s U18 (“18 and...

Noah Lews

Denverites win gold at Maccabi games

By Sophie Pomeranz, IJN intern The 14th edition of the Pan-American Maccabi Games took place July 5-15 in Mexico City, where 3,800 athletes from 19 countries compete in...