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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...

International Jewish Athletes ‘Return’ to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games

(Adam Abrams/JNS.org) — During the 20th Maccabiah Games next month, about 7,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries will descend upon the Holy Land to join 2,500...

Three Generations of Tennis Players to Compete in Israel

A family with local ties apparently will make history next month in a place where history often comes alive. That would be at the 20th...

Mother and Daughter Represent On and Off Court

Samantha Baron and her 16-year-old daughter, Navah, have been preparing to play squash for Team Israel in the upcoming Olympics-style 20th Maccabiah Games. It was...