A Facebook feature has eliminated the flag of Israel in a list of countries participating in the Olympic games in Rio.
British soccer star David Beckham said this week that he feels Jewish because of his grandfather.
Lionel Messi, who is Catholic, was called 'Jewish' and 'Zionist' after he donated a pair of soccer shoes to charity while appearing on Egyptian TV.
Here are seven Jewish American athletes we’re expecting to make waves in Rio.
One of the most surprising items found in Tom Brady’s house during an interview with New York Times magazine was a menorah.
Just in time for the Olympics, Israel’s Holocaust trust has published an online tribute to Jewish athletes who perished in the Holocaust.
Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, who won bronze in the women’s 63-kg judo competition at the Rio Olympics, is auctioning off her Olympic name patch for charity.
Jewish swimmer Anthony Ervin became the oldest Olympic gold medalist in an individual swimming event at 35.
Muhammad Ali railed against Jewish promoters, but he also attended his grandson’s bar mitzvah and appealed to Muslim extremists to release Daniel Pearl.
Part of Ledecky’s inspiration, as revealed in a Sports Illustrated profile in June, comes from the story of her Jewish grandmother, Berta, 83.