Saturday, September 21, 2019
Not only are the Olympics taking place in a country that criminalizes homosexuality, but figure skaters are now doing Holocaust routines?
The Sochi games are hardly the first to spark controversy over the character of the host government.
Jewish-American figure skaters Jason Brown and Charlie White won bronze medals in the new team figure skating event on Sunday.
The Russian Jewish community hosted a service at the Olympic village in Sochi, in honor of the 11 Israeli athletes killed by terrorists at the 1972 games.
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’s Olympic team is set to compete, after the Jewish state officially announced the five athletes it will be sending to the Sochi games.
A California rabbi has won his first Mixed Martial Arts match, winning out by a technical knockout.
NBA defending champions the Miami Heat visited the US Holocaust Memorial Museum Monday for the second year in a row.
An Orthodox student made history Sunday, becoming the first Big Ten basketball player to don a kippah during a game.
Basketball star Tony Parker has apologized following a media storm over photos showing him giving a neo-Nazi salute.

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