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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...

NBA Draft — a Yeshiva player?

The National Basketball Association will hold its annual draft of college players this week. The talk in Jewish circles this year centers around one athlete and one...

Kapler channels Jewish activist athletes

Gabe Kapler likes going against the grain. The 46-year-old Jewish manager of the San Francisco Giants is relatively young for a professional coach.

Will the Kligman brothers be the first Orthodox Jews in the MLB?

Some Jewish baseball fans know the name Elie Kligman, even though he’s just a freshman in college. That’s because last year he became one of the first two Orthodox...

‘Hava Nagila’ in Salt Lake City — why?

A few years ago, Rachel Picado attended a Utah Jazz game in Salt Lake City with Israeli diplomat Eitan Na’eh, who was visiting from Los Angeles. During the closing...

Jewish baseball players to watch in 2022

After two pandemic-altered seasons, a three-month lockout and a truncated free agent frenzy, the 2022 Major League Baseball season is finally here.

Mark Spitz still a household name

Fifty years after the 1972 summer Olympics in Munich, swimmer Mark Spitz is still a household name and a Jewish legend. He is best known for winning seven gold medals in...

DJDS are division champs 

There’s a little ritual before each time the Tigers of Denver Jewish Day School take the basketball court.

$66.5 million NHL contract for Jewish kid from Long Island

The way NHL defenseman Adam Fox describes it, he was brought up like any other not-very-religious Jewish kid on Long Island.

Steamboat Springs’ Taylor Gold at the Olympics

There was no gold for Gold at Beijing. Or silver or bronze. What was Taylor Gold’s father, Ken Gold, watching from home in Colorado, feeling after his son’s...