But no player, Jewish or otherwise, has done as much to change the recent history of baseball as Ron Blomberg.
Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman has never been elected to a Pro Bowl — the NFL’s all star game — but he can now add a Jewish honor to his resume.
Amar’e Stoudemire, who retired from the NBA last week, has signed a two-year deal with the Hapoel Jerusalem basketball team.
The Jewish state is enjoying something of an influx of NBA players, thanks to an initiative of pro-player Omri Casspi to fight the boycott Israel movement.
Jewish-American figure skaters Jason Brown and Charlie White won bronze medals in the new team figure skating event on Sunday.
When the 2016 Olympic Games open here on Friday evening, Israel will proudly show off its largest delegation ever, with 47 athletes competing in 17 sports.
NBA defending champions the Miami Heat visited the US Holocaust Memorial Museum Monday for the second year in a row.
Omri Casspi will visit Israel this week with seven other NBA players in a tour organized by a foundation Casspi formed to fight the boycott Israel movement.
American Jewish gymnast Aly Raisman won her third medal of the Rio Olympics on Tuesday — a silver in the floor exercise.
Mom of Stephen Curry, NBA's Most Valuable Player, said a trip to Israel five years ago transformed her and sparked her interest in learning Hebrew.