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.
Hundreds of fans showed up at Ben Gurion Airport to welcome home Israel’s Olympic medal-winning judokas.
Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi has become the first Israeli to win a medal at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
An Israeli professional soccer player, Gal Mesika, will be trying out for the National Football League as a kicker.
A Shabbat meal at the European Maccabi Games has broken a Guinness World Record.
Egyptian judoka Islam El Shahaby was booed by spectators for refusing to shake the hand of Israeli judoka Or Sasson.
Amar’e Stoudemire, who retired from the NBA last week, has signed a two-year deal with the Hapoel Jerusalem basketball team.
Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, a city known for its high Jewish population, has now opened its first glatt kosher food stand serving hot dogs.
Jewish-American Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman has been named again to the U.S. women’s Olympics gymnastics team.
A Facebook feature has eliminated the flag of Israel in a list of countries participating in the Olympic games in Rio.