Wednesday, July 15, 2020
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.
Thanks to a memorabilia collector, clearly taking Herzl’s words to heart—If you will it, it is no dream—a Jewish baseball museum is at last a reality.
Nate Robinson, a three-time winner of the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest despite standing only 5-9, agreed to play for the Israeli basketball team Hapoel Tel Aviv.
Harvey Pollack, a pioneering NBA statistician, will be honored posthumously this spring with a state historical marker in his native Philadelphia.
Israel’s cycling team will cover the route Italian champion cyclist Gino Bartali took secretly during World War II to save Jews escaping from Nazis.
An Israeli professional soccer player, Gal Mesika, will be trying out for the National Football League as a kicker.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, a noted philanthropist, will receive an honorary doctorate from Yeshiva University.
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.
The Patriots will have a moment of silence for slain American yeshiva student Ezra Schwartz prior to their Monday Night Football game against the Bills.
The Israeli national football team competed in its European Championship Qualifier Sunday, despite protesters biased against the Jewish state.
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