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Students at the MetroWest Jewish Day School in Framingham, Mass., decked out in Patriots gear, Feb. 1, 2019.

Jewish Patriots fans revel in victory

CANTON, Mass.— At a kickoff party Sunday night, Feb. 3, at the Orchard Cove senior home in this suburb about 25 miles from Boston, boisterous cheers erupted from a...

Julian Edelman wore special cleats for the Patriots' Dec. 16 game agains the Steelers.

Edelman’s cleats pay tribute to Pittsburgh victims

PITTSBURGH — New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman wore special cleats in honor of the victims of the shooting attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue during a...

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...