Wednesday, May 24, 2017
“I want to apologize for my offensive comments against the LGBT community,” he said in a statement issued Wednesday evening.
Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire was honored with the Martin Luther King Jr. Award in Israel for his philanthropy and leadership in building bridges among communities.
Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the National Basketball Association, was waived by the Pelicans on Saturday, after suffering a broken thumb Thursday night in his debut with the team.
While hardly on par with the New York, Boston and London marathons that draw world-class runners, the Jerusalem and Tel Aviv races are huge for Israel, attracting growing numbers of competitors and providing welcome jolts to the economy.
Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the National Basketball Association, reportedly is being traded from the Sacramento Kinds to the New Orleans Pelicans.
Two top National Football League players pulled out of publicity trip to Israel, saying they felt “used” by the government. Bennett tweeted an image of a letter with a longer explanation of why he would not be participating.
The family of presidential adviser Jared Kushner is in talks to purchase the Miami Marlins baseball team, The New York Times reported.
A group of National Football Leaguers will visit Israel and play an exhibition game against a squad from the Israel Football Association. Israel’s tourism and public diplomacy ministries announced the trip on Sunday, The Times of Israel reported. The NFL delegation,...
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.
American Jewish gymnast Aly Raisman won her third medal of the Rio Olympics on Tuesday — a silver in the floor exercise.

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