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Olympics 2016: 3 Times Israel Was Snubbed in Rio

If Olympic athletes are any sign of their countries’ attitudes, things don’t look too good when it comes to relationships between Israel and its...
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Little Sam Ojserkis Hoping for Big Results in Rio

Sam Ojserkis might be coming home with a medal from Rio for Olympic rowing. Eat. Sleep. Row. That’s been Sam Ojserkis’ life for the last three-and-a-half...
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Kevin Pillar Building Unique Jewish Identity as a Baseball Player

Kevin Pillar, centerfielder of the Toronto Blue Jays, who’s arguably the best of that current select group of major leaguers, said he’s honored to...
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Philadelphia Becoming Sports Proving Ground for Israel

During Memorial Day weekend, Israel’s U-19 lacrosse team faced international competition versus the Philippines, Hungary and Greece in the Philadelphia International Lacrosse Showdown at...
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Hall of Famers Have Even More Special Credentials

The members of the 2016 Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame class may not be household names on a national level, but that doesn’t mean they’re...
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Jewish-founded team wins Uruguayan basketball league

Hebraica Macabi, a basketball team founded by members of Uruguay’s Jewish community, won its second championship in the country’s professional league. Hebraica Macabi, a basketball...
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Ed Snider Memorial a Chance to Say Goodbye to a Legend

Players, dignitaries and friends say goodbye to Ed Snider, the owner and founder of the Philadelphia Flyers. Only hours earlier, Ed Snider’s Flyers embodied the...
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Ed Snider Passes Away

Ed Snider, who co-founded the Philadelphia Flyers and was a former owner of the Philadelphia 76ers, died at 83 years of age after battling...
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Baseball’s back: Here’s a look at 8 Jewish major leaguers and a manager

There are some questions to be answered, as the Jewish Major League Baseball players see the season open. Will Joc Pederson rebound from his second-half struggles of...
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A league of their own: A Jewish baseball museum, at last

Thanks to the effort of a dedicated memorabilia collector, a Jewish baseball museum is, at last, a reality. When Jews visit the baseball Hall of...