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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]

Iranian judo defector Mollaei dedicates Olympics silver medal to Israel

July 28, 2021 by  

Iranian defector Saeid Mollaei, who now represents Mongolia, dedicated his silver medal to the State of Israel after the match on Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics. [Read more]

Second judoka refuses to compete against Israeli opponent in Tokyo Olympics

July 28, 2021 by  

A second judoka dropped out of the Olympic Games in Tokyo in order to avoid facing an opponent from Israel. [Read more]

Iranian judoka, Israeli coach record message about peace, friendship in sports

July 28, 2021 by  

Iranian judoka Vahid Sarlak and Israel’s national women’s judo coach Shani Hershko filmed a message about keeping politics out of sports at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. [Read more]

Yad Vashem marks Olympics with online exhibitions of Jewish, non-Jewish athletes

July 25, 2021 by  

Gymnast Estella Agsteribbe was one of five Jewish women to participate in the Olympic Games in Amsterdam in 1928. [Read more]

Barca chief plants a tree

July 22, 2021 by  

Joan Laporta, current president of the world-famous Barcelona Football Club, has been hosted by the Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) at an honorary tree planting ceremony at KKL-JNF’s Eshtaol Forest. [Read more]

Which Israeli athletes have a shot at the Olympic podium?

July 21, 2021 by  

Israel is sending its largest-ever Olympic delegation of 89 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics set for July 23 to August 8. And we’re sending 32 athletes to Tokyo for the Paralympics from August 24 to September 5. [Read more]

Barca in Israel

July 20, 2021 by  

The Israel Ministry of Tourism today has hosted a short tour of ancient Caesarea with the legends of FC Barcelona. [Read more]

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