Sunday, October 26, 2014 Heshvan 2, 5775
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Hillel Kuttler, JTA
The U.S. Maccabi delegation brings participants to Israel a week before the games for programming rich in Jewish content, including a mass bar mitzvah ceremony for those who never had one.
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JTA
U.S. Olympian Aly Raisman lit the torch at the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah Games, which features a record number of nearly 9,000 athletes.
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By:
Hillel Kuttler, JTA
Of all the compelling stories of athletic achievement and challenges overcome that could be told by the 9,000 participants at the 19th Maccabiah Games, it might be hard to find one to top Jacques Demers.
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JTA
New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire has purchased a stake in the Israeli basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem.
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JTA
Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player to join the NBA, reportedly has agreed to a two-year, $2 million contract with the Houston Rockets.
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