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The Games Begin With Gusto!

Behind a dazzling display of fireworks and with the help of a star-studded cast of Israeli entertainers, some 7,000 athletes, coaches and officials from...
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Jab With a Left, Hook With a Right: Orthodox Boxer Packs a Punch

The blood came quickly, this time in the second round. Dmitriy Salita's stiff left-hand jab landed squarely on Louis Brown's nose, forcing blood to...
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A League of Their Own

Joshua Lamberg has been around the block once or twice when it comes to baseball; he's played for the University of Richmond and has...
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High Marks for Kicks

This isn't your run-of-the-mill fitness class. It's 9 a.m. on a Friday, and nearly two-dozen men and women are standing and sitting - and...
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Country Club Days: More Than Par for the Course

Golfers didn't only respond to an eagle, tennis players to an ace and card players to a full house at the Jewish Federation of...
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All the Right Moves

Matt Miller stared at the soccer ball just a few feet away, wondering which direction it would fly. A teammate's advice for how to...
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A Jewish Take on the Armstrong Scandal

In conjunction with our feature about rabbis who cycle, we asked Rabbi Judd Levingston to share his thoughts on recent evidence that Lance Armstrong...
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Israeli Star Scores a New Path

It was a thrilling  foot race right down to the wire — and when the contest was over, it was Israel that became a...
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Phillies Phun

Jews are no strangers at baseball games, especially around here. But the fifth annual Jewish Heritage Night at the Phillies on Aug. 7 gave...
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Shooting for a Hockey Revival

When ice hockey debuted at the 1997 Maccabiah Games, few, if any, people anticipated that the sport would say hello and goodbye at the...