Israel’s Olympic Shame

Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports

Israel’s Blind Golf Star

After losing his eyesight serving in the Israeli Army, Zohar Sharon won the world championship for blind golf

Making Aliyah for the Olympics

Why American-born athletes Donald Sanford and Jillian Schwartz are competing for Israel’s team in London

What Went Wrong in Munich

How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972

Tony Romo Plays Jewball

The Dallas Cowboys Quarterback has been hooping in a JCC league all summer—and he isn’t holding back.

Olympic Lessons for Jews

To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee

Shtetl-Born Strongman

How a Polish Jewish refugee named Joseph Greenstein became a legendary Coney Island strongman

Europe Unified, by Soccer

The Euro 2012 tournament displays a continent integrated and diverse—despite the other euro’s woes

Friday Night Lights

Cleveland Brown Mitchell Schwartz and his brother, Geoff, a Minnesota Viking, are Jewish boys in the NFL

Israel’s Arab-Free Soccer Team

Even in a raucous sports culture, Betar Jerusalem fans stand out for their racist views and hooliganism

Baseball’s Foul Past Returns

Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young’s recent anti-Semitic tirade was a throwback to an era when bigotry was the norm in Major League Baseball

Grand Rabbinate of the NCAA

Jewish college basketball coaches will gather for their annual Final Four bagel brunch on Saturday, despite scandals surrounding two founding members

Mad Men

Trash-talking in the locker room, all-nighters by the TV—March Madness hits Israel, thanks to former NCAA ballers who play in the Israeli League

Game Changer

Twenty years before Linsanity, the Knicks City Dancers took Madison Square Garden by storm. I should know—my aunt invented them.

Nyets

On the eve of yet another Super Bowl without his beloved New York Jets, a lifetime fan sees echoes of Judaism in his tortuous loyalty

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