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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...

Maccabi USA Director Jed Margolis Retiring After Upcoming Games

The new executive director of Maccabi USA will have a tough act to follow, because Jed Margolis, who’s leaving his command after 16 years,...

Minor League Baseball a Major Deal Around Here

Since the future doesn’t appear to be now for the 2017 Phillies, why not hop in the car this summer and see for yourselves...

Exercising Boomer Style

Much to my chagrin, I learned recently that I am an alterkaker. I was at the Kaiserman JCC taking the twice-weekly Boomer Bootcamp class, when...

Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Inducting Another Banner Class in 2017

Jayson Stark finds it fitting that he and Joe Banner, whom he had never met until they ran into each other in a Margate,...

Perseverance Pays Off for New Phillie and Team Israel Player Ty Kelly

It took eight years for Ty Kelly, a 2009 13th-round pick of the Baltimore Orioles, to reach the major leagues, making his debut May...