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Sports

  • Alex Bregman’s homerun with the Houston Astros

    By jwadmin on April 10, 2019
    By GABE FRIEDMAN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Alex Bregman has agreed to a six-year, $100 million contract with the Houston Astros — one of the largest deals ever for a professional Jewish athlete. Bregman, who  recently turned 25 has established himself as one of Major League Baseball’s top players. Last year he finished fifth in the American League’s Most Valuable Player […]
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  • Susan Cantor the (actual) first Jewish woman to finish the Iditarod sled dog race

    By jwadmin on March 27, 2019
    By EMILY BURACK NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Blair Braverman wasn’t the first Jewish woman to finish the Iditarod sled dog race, as was mistakenly reported by JTA and later as a result of that report in The Jewish World newspaper. That title goes to Susan Cantor, who completed the race in 1992. Twenty-seven years before Braverman crossed the finish […]
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  • Schenectady, Albany Centers seek athletes for Junior Maccabi Games 2019

    By jwadmin on February 20, 2019
    SCHENECTADY– The Schenectady and Albany Jewish Community Centers are teaming up to send delegates to this year’s Mid-Atlantic JCC Junior Maccabi Games in Philadelphia on Sunday, May 5. The games are a one-day, Olympic sporting competition for Jewish athletes ages 9-12 years old. The youth will have an opportunity to engage in various social opportunities and build relationships with future […]
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  • Academy Awards Night, skiing are on the Beth Emeth Brotherhood schedule

    By jwadmin on February 20, 2019
    ALBANY–The Beth Emeth Brotherhood has two social outings planned for late February. Academy Awards Night with Brotherhood will be on Sunday, Feb. 24 and an outdoor excursion to Jiminy Peak for skiing and dinner is slated for Thursday, Feb. 28. Academy Awards night will feature a 25-foot screen to view the program. It will start at 6 p.m. and the […]
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  • Local swimmer to compete at Pan American Maccabi Games this summer

    By jwadmin on February 13, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–Elijah Feret, of Congregation Agudat Achim and a junior at Niskayuna High School has been selected to represent team USA at the 14th Pan American Maccabi Games this summer in Mexico City. The Pan American Maccabi Games are a celebration of Jewish unity, culture, and heritage through athletic competition. He will swim against athletes from the USA, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, […]
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  • Is Julian Edelman the best Jewish football player ever?

    By jwadmin on February 8, 2019
    BY GABE FRIEDMAN NEW YORK  CITY (JTA) – The day after the New England Patriots beat the favored Kansas City Chiefs to reach their third straight Super Bowl — their amazing ninth in less than 20 years — CBS Sports analyst Boomer Esiason made an intriguing statement: Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman belongs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. “Is […]
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  • All the Jewish moments and ads from Super Bowl LIII

    By jwadmin on February 7, 2019
    By EMILY BURACK NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – It would be hard to argue  the Super Bowl as a “Jewish” event. However, this year, the big game had an unusually Jewish pop culture feel: both the game’s Most Valuable Player and its main halftime performer were Jewish, and Jewish celebrities starred in some of the most talked about Super Bowl advertisements. […]
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  • Super Bowl party at Beth Emeth

    By jwadmin on January 29, 2019
    ALBANY–A Super Bowl party sponsored by the Beth Emeth Brotherhood, Sisterhood and the Tribe is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 3, at Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. The sports festivities begin at 6 p.m. with finger foods prepared by brotherhood. Attendees are encouraged to bring a side dish to share and their own beverages. There is no cost for the […]
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  • Levy family to host screening of  “Heading Home: A Tale of Team Israel”

    By jwadmin on January 23, 2019
    A free screening of the film “Heading Home: A Tale of Team Israel” is set for The Jewish Federation of Northeastern NY building, 184 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany  on Wednesday evening, Jan. 30,  at  7 p.m. The documentary, sponsored by the Levy family is in memory of Chaim Levy. “Heading Home: A Tale of Team Israel” a story of sports, […]
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  • Centers list Maccabi Experience open house programs for teens, parents

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2019
    Drew Katz, JCC Maccabi Games delegation head, has announced that the Albany and Schenectady Jewish Community Centers will send a joint delegation of athletes to the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games and Arts Fest in Detroit, Mich. in August. The JCC Maccabi Experience will begin Sunday, Aug. 4, with opening ceremonies in a local stadium with a parade of athletes and […]
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