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Roman Abramovich pictured at Stamford Bridge (Clive Mason/Getty)

Abramovich brings kids to World Cup

As we observed when the World Cup tournament first opened, there really is almost now Jewish angle this year. The only strong Jewish presence is Colombia manager José...

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...

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It’s World Cup time!

For Jewish soccer fans, it may appear that there’s not too much to be thrilled about in this year’s World Cup, which begins tomorrow with host nation Russia taking...

No final for Jewish World Cup

The Jewish World Cup has come to an end, even though the final is only this Sunday. First, the two Nigerian team members who play for Israeli soccer clubs exited the...

Soccer fever kicks off! [UPDATED]

Scroll to bottom for update You may not know it, but the world’s biggest sporting tournament kicks off today. The quadrennial World Cup, the height of soccer fever,...

All the famous people

**Update** Announcements made, and neither the US nor England will be hosting a World Cup. Instead it’ll be Russia (2018) and Qatar (2022). I guess it was all...

World Cup update: USA scores in the 91st minute! And the Rockies too!

For those of you who missed yesterday’s USA triumph, the excruciating, last minute triumph, when Landon Donovan scored in the 91st minute, in extra time against...

Go Team USA!

When it comes to sports, here in the US we to obsess over football, baseball, and basketball. The more marginalized of us follow hockey. And then there’s the real...