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WJC Leader Urges FIFA: Keep Israel in International Soccer and Divisive Politics Out of It

Jewish communities defend Israel over possible FIFA suspension   Keep Israel in international soccer and divisive politics out of it, World Jewish Congress leader urges FIFA   NEW YORK, May 27 – The president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) today appealed to the 209 member associations of FIFA to reject a Palestinian demand to […]

Israeli Americans: David Blatt is Our Role Model

DAVID BLATT IS AN ISRAELI-AMERICAN ROLE MODEL   ISRAELI-AMERICAN COMMUNITY CONGRATULATES CLEVELAND CAVALIERS AND THEIR COACH FOR WINNING NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFFS   NEW YORK, May 26 – Shawn Evenhaim, chairman of the Israeli-American Council (IAC), the largest Israeli-American organization in the U.S., issued the following statement tonight about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ winning the NBA […]

Israel Sports Tours Launches

Israel Sports Tours, a division of American Express Travel Services Israel, launched Israel Sports Tours. One can tee off into the 2nd Century, cycle and rappel through the pages of history, or sink that putt on one of the “holiest” places in the world, whatever your interest Israel Sports Tours, the country’s first dedicated sports […]

Football Champion And Winner Of A Super Bowl Is Now A Baal Teshuva – He Is Still Making All The Right Moves

Today record number of Americans are expected to tune in for Super Bowl XLVII . Every frum local paper has advertisements from eateries for “Super” specials for party platters, hero sandwiches, etc., including the deadline for getting orders in before Super Sunday.  While ads won’t even reference football, the intent could not be clearer. What […]


The National Championship game between Oregon and Ohio State is in many ways a college football version of the Super Bowl.  And, like the Super Bowl, there are prop bets relating to the performance of each team.  While there are hundreds of props involving team and player performance posted on the Super Bowl there’s only […]


While prop bets are an important part of Super Bowl betting comprising as much as 50% of the betting handle they’re still an afterthought in college football games.  The first ever college football playoff and subsequent National Championship game could change that.  Bookmakers have created a variety of prop bets on the game reflecting individual […]

Buckeyes Beat ‘Bama––a Biblical Moment

Last night’s thrilling OSU comeback against Alabama, a shocking win over the number one team in the land after trailing 21–6 late in the second quarter, might seem “Biblical” in our euphoria over winning a trip to the national championship game. But really? Biblical? Okay, the facts that Ohio State was a distinct underdog, that […]

Jewish stars enjoying exciting season

Jewish stars enjoying exciting season

The NFL season is well and truly under way, with the long road to Super Bowl nearing a crucial point. So far this season, there have been plenty of Jewish names to keep an eye on, with some names grabbing the headlines and enjoying their time in the sport.   There is a genuine spine […]

Jew in the City Awards Top 10 Orthodox Jewish  All Stars For 2014

Jew in the City Awards Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars For 2014

Third Annual “Orthodox Jewish All Stars” awards and gala Dec. 2 in NYC celebrates Jewish pride amid growing anti-Semitism New York, NY, Dec. 5 – More than 300 Jews from across the religious spectrum from Hasidic to secular gathered for the Third Annual Orthodox Jewish All Stars Awards red-carpet event this week at the Museum […]

Jew in the City Announces 2014 Top 10 Orthodox Jewish  All Stars

Jew in the City Announces 2014 Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars

Third Annual “Orthodox Jewish All Stars” awards and premiere party Dec. 2 in NYC celebrates Jewish pride amid growing anti-Semitism New York, NY, Nov. 20 – Forbes magazine-ranked hedge fund manager and philanthropist Henry Swieca, BCBGeneration Creative Director Joyce Azria, and Columbia Law School Dean Emeritus David Schizer are among 10 people who have been named […]