No easy fix for Israel’s gold-medal civil marriage dilemma

It was an epic Olympic Games for Israel. Read more


August 9, 2021 by  
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This week’s cartoon….The Golden Medina. Read more

A piece of Olympic history

August 7, 2021 by  
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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

Second judoka refuses to compete against Israeli opponent in Tokyo Olympics

July 28, 2021 by  
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A second judoka dropped out of the Olympic Games in Tokyo in order to avoid facing an opponent from Israel. Read more

Why some Jews leave a bare section on a wall on purpose?

July 26, 2021 by  
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Ask the rabbi…. Read more

Avishag Semberg takes bronze in taekwondo, Israel’s first-ever Olympic medal in the sport

July 26, 2021 by  
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Israeli athlete Avishag Semberg won a bronze medal in taekwondo at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo on Saturday. Read more

Athletes Say NO to Antisemitism

July 23, 2021 by  
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To coincide with the Olympic Games, International March of the Living, Maccabi World Union and the Maccabiah are launching a global campaign to combat the exponential rise of antisemitism around the world.  Read more

Which Israeli athletes have a shot at the Olympic podium?

July 21, 2021 by  
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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

After decades of IOC silence, slain Israeli Olympians headed for recognition

May 28, 2015 by  
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A memorial detailing the story of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre will be erected int hat city int me for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Read more

…and now for the relay

August 8, 2012 by  
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Steven Solomons, the 19-yr-old Sydney athlete who, beyond expectations, made it to the final of the 400m at the 2012 London Olympics is preparing for his next Olympic event…a member of the four man 4 x 400m relay. Read more

Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi!

July 29, 2012 by  
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Olympic 400m runner Steven Solomon has participated in his first Olympic opening ceremony… Read more

The Shtick’s One Minute’s Silence

July 25, 2012 by  
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Henry Greener produces The Shtick, a Melbourne-based video program dealing with contemporary Jewish themes. Watch his video interview with Rabbi Shmuli Block…and share a minute’s silence. Read more

NSW call for a minute’s silence

July 24, 2012 by  
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The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies and the Zionist Council of NSW have joined the call for a minute’s silence on the 40th anniversary of the murder of eleven Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. Read more