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HBO acquires rights to biopic about boxer forced to fight fellow prisoners in Auschwitz

October 10, 2021 by  

HBO Films has bought the North American rights to a biographical movie about a boxer who survived Auschwitz after being forced to fight fellow prisoners. [Read more]

Muslim and Jewish communities take to the oval

September 24, 2021 by  

The partnership between Richmond Football Club, Maccabi Victoria, Bachar Houli Foundation, Henry Jolson Pathways Program and the MCC Foundation has launched its Interfaith Through Sport Program. [Read more]

Happy 100th Maccabi World Union

August 30, 2021 by  

President Isaac Herzog and First Lady Michal Herzog participated in the Maccabi World Union‘s centenary celebrations at Kfar HaMaccabiah in Ramat Gan. [Read more]

Bronze for Matt

August 29, 2021 by  

Sydney’s swimmer Matt Levy has won the bronze medal in the 100m breaststroke SB6 in the Tokyo Paralympic Games. [Read more]

Israeli-Arab swimmer Iyad Shalabi wins 1st Gold Medal for country at Tokyo Paralympics

August 26, 2021 by  

Iyad Shalabi, an Israeli swimmer, made history Wednesday when he became the first-ever Israeli-Arab to win a gold medal at the Paralympics Games. [Read more]

‘Thrill of victory and agony of defeat’? Paralympic athletes are already winners, say Israelis

August 13, 2021 by  

Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka and the sports world, meet Pascale Bercovitch, Shraga Weinberg, Moran Samuel and Doron Shaziri…writes Howard Blas. [Read more]

A piece of Olympic history

August 7, 2021 by  

While the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are at their peak, and the Israeli delegation is achieving impressive results, a historic letter, dating back to 1952’s Olympic games in Helsinki in which the first Israeli delegation competed – has been found. [Read more]

Tributes flow in for Jessica

July 30, 2021 by  

Tributes have poured into J-Wire for Jessica Fox who has entered the historical records as the first Jewish Australian to win a Gold Olympic medal. [Read more]

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