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With Israeli Basketball legends in Brooklyn, FIDF pays tribute to wounded soldiers

With Israeli Basketball legends in Brooklyn, FIDF pays tribute to wounded soldiers

Friends of the IDF (FIDF) host a VIP reception before the Brooklyn Nets’ first pre-season game to support programs for Israeli soldiers and families from the South of Israel. Oct. 8, Brooklyn – Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), Maccabi USA, Maccabi World Union, and Maccabi Tel-Aviv hosted a VIP reception Monday before the [...]


The Friends of the IDF (FIDF) NY Real Estate Division Golf Outing September 8, Glen Oaks Country Club   August 28, New York, NY — Over 200 of New York’s leading real estate professionals will come together for a day of golfing on Monday, September 8 for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) [...]



NEW YORK, August 10 – Randy  Levine, President of the New York Yankees baseball club, and his wife Mindy hosted at Yankee Stadium today some 40 young men and women who are planning to make Aliyah and to serve in the Israel Defense Forces.   Some of the future IDF soldiers will be moving to Israel on tomorrow’s [...]

Israeli American Council (IAC) congratulates David Blatt, as he begins coaching NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers

“David exemplifies a leader whose experiences and values stand for the best of Israel and of the United States,” says IAC Chairman   David Blatt was officially introduced at the Cavaliers’ press conference today, Wednesday, June 25 Cleveland, Ohio, June 25 – “On behalf of all Israelis in the United States, we congratulate David Blatt [...]

Israel To Welcome World Championship of Flag Football

The International Federation of American Football (IFAF) tournament is expected to bring together about 30 teams from some 20 countries for the World Championship of Flag Football to be held in Jerusalem, Israel from August 13 – August 15, 2014.   The IFAF Flag Football World Championship has been held since 2002 and is the [...]

Mark Cuban: Naturally, he was The One…

With the removal of Clippers owner Donald Sterling, both the NBA and fans coast-to-coast were waiting to hear from “other owners.” That group has been the constant focus for the “rest of the story” during the entire debacle about an owner making racist comments, which were recorded in private and then broadcast to the world. [...]

Why Morgan Pressel is on par for success at the LPGA

Why Morgan Pressel is on par for success at the LPGA

One of the most influential Jewish sports stars on the radar, spring chicken Morgan Pressel looks set to light up this year’s Ladies Professional Golf Association. The recently married 25-year-old’s golfing talents are enough to put us all to shame, having already racked up a number of commendable accolades in her eight years as a [...]

Spring training Was A PR bonanza

MLB’s Grapefruit and Cactus leagues, spring training in Florida and Arizona respectively were great opportunities to get veterans back in game shape, and help new players acclimate to the Big Leagues. But, spring training is also a tremendous PR bonanza for all the teams in the league. Ronn Torossian breaks it down… Connect with snowbird [...]

Star Of David Promotions

On Thursday night, February 27th at the Millennium Theater, Dmitry Salita’s Star of David Promotions will present a special night of boxing that will be highlighted by an eight round cruiserweight bout.  Michael Lichtenstein and Brooklyn’s Ron Hershco are expected in the crowd. One of the featured undercard bouts will be undefeated Jr. Middleweight Shawn [...]

National Jewish Health & The Olympic games

Taylor and Arielle Gold, recently named to the United States halfpipe snowboarding team, are dedicating their journey to Sochi to the children at the Morgridge Academy at National Jewish Health, the nation’s leading respiratory hospital. The Morgridge Academy is a unique, free day school for chronically ill students in kindergarten through eighth grades. During the past [...]