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Jewish players — men and women — at the US Open

By Howard Blas When Diego Schwartzman outlasted Kevin Anderson in Sept. 1’s rain-drenched match — requiring relocation from Louis Armstrong to Arthur Ashe Stadium...

Jewish paralympics athletes to watch

TOKYO — Weeks after the Olympics came to a close, Tokyo is filled again with athletes, for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. Among them are dozens of Jewish athletes looking...

The new face of Adidas

By Bonnie Azoulay, Kveller JERUSALEM — In 2016, Beatie Deutsch placed sixth in the Jerusalem half marathon. Watching Deutsch, an Israeli born in America, you would...

Take me out to the ballgame: Kosher food guide

By Rob Charry NEW YORK — Jews love baseball — there’s no denying it. As the US COVID-19 vaccination rate has soared, many of the ballpark restrictions have been...

Sportswriter, Holocaust biographer

By Alan Zeitlin DALLAS — As NFL beat writers go, Jori Epstein is likely among the more unusual: Start with being a woman, she doesn’t work on Shabbat, and she...

Israel’s women softball in Colorado — for a championship

“I’m good,” enthuses Sydney Silverstein before scrimmaging with a competing female softball team preparing for the Triple Crown International Challenge, June...

Israeli flag on Everest

Oxygen balloon and chutzpah Israeli flag on Everest  Danielle Wolfson’s oxygen tank was almost empty as she neared the peak of Mt. Everest on May 23. At such a high...

Jokic’s #JewishEthics

History was made when Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets became the lowest draft pick to ever win the NBA MVP award. Consider: More than 60% of all MVP winners

Israeli woman summits Everest

A 43-year-old woman raised the Israeli flag at the summit of Mount Everest on May 23. Danielle Wolfson, 43, is the first female Israeli to reach the top of the

From the NFL to Camp Ramah

By Howard Blas Some nice Jewish boys become doctors. One nice Jewish boy became a doctor while also playing in the NFL. When campers at Ramah Sports Academy in Cheshire,...