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Phillies Host Jewish Heritage, and ‘Goldbergs’ Celebrations

Adam Goldberg said it felt like Chanukah as he received one gift after another at a Sept. 15 reception at City Hall. The area...

Brian Dawkins: ‘Don’t Let Your Mistakes Define You’

Back when he played for the Eagles and lived in Cherry Hill, Brian Dawkins’ children always wondered why they got so much time off...

JCC Maccabi Experience Goes Well Beyond the Playing Field

The competition and the winning of medals was great. Getting to visit new places was fun, too. But for the 120 boys and girls who...

Brian Schiff’s Maccabi Basketball Recipe Still Good as Gold, Even 18 Years Later

Before Brian Schiff became an institution in Maccabi basketball circles, he was a chef, working in various restaurants and even briefly owning a catering...

Playing for Maccabi Tel Aviv a Whale of an Opportunity for Jonah Bolden

With no room at a crowded table, “The Process” will begin this year in Israel for Jonah Bolden, the 6-foot-11-inch second-round draft choice of...

Creating ‘Ultimate Peace’ in the Middle East

To bring peace to the Middle East, organizers are turning to an unlikely solution — ultimate Frisbee. The sport’s guiding principles of respect and friendship...

Locals Bringing Home Plenty of Medals, Memories from Maccabiah

Abigail Goldstein’s double gold in the 1,500- and 3,000-meter runs for juniors, and outstanding performances by golfers Ben Feld and Ben Smith in the...

Jewish-Owned Dayton Dragons a Hot Ticket Around Gem City

DAYTON, OHIO — The Wright brothers did all the planning for the first-ever flight here, long before they took off from Kitty Hawk, N.C....

Local Maccabiah Games Rowers Have Medals on Their Minds

Even though she’s a relative rowing novice, Brooke Wolford has a long family history with boats. Her great-grandfather sailed from Russia to the United States,...

Maccabiah Games Stir 20 Years of Memories for Local Athlete

Having slipped momentarily out of line for a group picture, Josh Hersz and fellow members of the Australian Maccabiah basketball team were about to...