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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...

Gino Bartali (Wikipedia)

Giro champion Gino Bartali will be posthumously awarded Israeli citizenship

By Mira Vigevani Gino Bartali, three-time winner of the Giro d’Italia and twice of the Tour de France in the 1930s, will be posthumously awarded Israeli citizenship...

Astro Alex Bregman in action against the LAD Didgers during game seven of the 2017 World Series. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty)

Winning Alex Bregman looks forward to Astros’ season

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Sitting on a couch near his locker at the Houston Astros’ spring training facility here in mid-March, Alex Bregman is reflecting about an...

Gabriel Leitner of YU drives on a Purchase College defender, Feb. 25.

YU basketball in NCAA contest

NEW YORK — The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team has earned its first berth in the NCAA Division III basketball tournament. On Feb. 25, the Maccabees defeated...

Arielle Gold at her victory ceremony. (Cameron Spencer/Getty)

Bronze for Jewish Coloradan Arielle Gold

SEOUL — American snowboarder Arielle Gold, 21, earned a bronze medal in the women’s halfpipe contest at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Feb. 13. Gold, who is...