The Russian Jewish community hosted a service at the Olympic village in Sochi, in honor of the 11 Israeli athletes killed by terrorists at the 1972 games.
In an effort to combat racism and violence in football stadiums around the world, Shimon Peres launched today the Mini Mondial for Peace in Herzliya.
David Blatt, the Israeli American who was fired this season as head coach of the Cavaliers, will interview with the Sacramento Kings for the same position.
When the Special Olympics ended, 40 Israeli athletes had scored 62 medals in a range of competitions that tested the athletes in individual and team events.
Ori Sasson of Israel won a bronze medal in the men’s judo over-100 kg. competition.
Rio de Janeiro will open two new Orthodox synagogues ahead of the Brazilian city’s hosting of the Olympic Games in 2016.
But no player, Jewish or otherwise, has done as much to change the recent history of baseball as Ron Blomberg.
Kenyan-born marathoner Lonah Chemtai is expected to compete for Israel at the Olympics Games in Rio next month after gaining a last minute approval.
Robert Kraft criticized the National Football League for suspending Patriots’ star quarterback Tom Brady for the first four games of the upcoming season.
A Jewish female boxer has won a bantamweight title.