Friday, June 23, 2017
Amar’e Stoudemire made the surprise announcement that he would be leaving the National Basketball Association to play for Hapoel Jerusalem.
Egyptian judoka Islam El Shahaby was booed by spectators for refusing to shake the hand of Israeli judoka Or Sasson.
This will be the first time the competition is hosted by a nation other than the United States, Canada, England or Australia.
There may not have been any Jews on the field at this past weekend’s Super Bowl XLVIII, but there were plenty in the stands.
Israel on Monday in Seoul topped Korea 2-1 in the 10th inning. Team Israel had 8 hits to Korea’s 7 in the hard-fought game.
More than 40,000 fans packed the Tokyo Dome on Wednesday to cheer the home team to an 8-3 victory over Israel.
Jewish-American figure skaters Jason Brown and Charlie White won bronze medals in the new team figure skating event on Sunday.
Israel announced the five athletes who would compete in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia last week.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, a noted philanthropist, will receive an honorary doctorate from Yeshiva University.
An Orthodox student made history Sunday, becoming the first Big Ten basketball player to don a kippah during a game.

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