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Sports

  • 2,300 Jewish athletes gather in Budapest for European Maccabi Games

    By jwadmin on August 4, 2019
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ BUDAPEST (JTA)  – More than 2,000 Jewish athletes from 42 countries and thousands of spectators gathered at a stadium in the Hungarian capital for the opening of the 15th European Maccabi Games. Delegations With 180 athletes, Israel sent its largest ever delegation to opening ceremony, Tuesday July 30, which is the 15th edition of a tournament that […]
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  • Orthodox Jew wearing yarmulke wins on CBS’s Million Dollar Mile

    By jwadmin on July 18, 2019
    Recently, (Saturday night, July 13,) Michael Neuman, 26, a psychotherapist living on Miami Beach, Fla., became the first and only Orthodox Jew to defeat a pro athlete on CBS’ Million Dollar Mile (https://youtu.be/gRPlZL9Apc0), a program  produced by Lebron James. He wore his yarmulke proudly as he always does when competing and winning at obstacle course racing competitions. The show gives […]
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  • Israeli equestrian show jumping squad to compete in Olympics for first time

    By jwadmin on July 4, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli team will compete in equestrian show jumping for the first time at the Olympics. Israel’s four-rider squad, including a woman from New York and a man who twice represented his native Colombia, have qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Games, narrowly defeating Poland during the Olympic qualifier in Moscow. Along with Poland and […]
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  • 14 local teens to participate in August in Detroit Maccabi

    By jwadmin on June 26, 2019
    The Albany and Schenectady Jewish Community Centers, a part of the Detroit Michigan JCC Maccabi Games and Artsfest, currently have 12 athletes and two artists, from five local communities. The Games are open to Jewish youth between the ages of 13 and 16, and the Artsfest is for those ages 12 to 17. The Games and Artsfest begin Sunday, Aug. […]
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  • 20 local young athletes attend Junior Maccabi Games in Philadelphia

    By jwadmin on May 22, 2019
    SCHENECTADY– The Schenectady and Albany Jewish Community Centers teamed up to send 20 athletes, coaches and delegation heads to participate in at the Mid-Atlantic Mini and Junior Maccabi Games in Philadelphia on May 5 at the Kaiserman JCC. Athletes ages 9-12 years old tested their skills in swimming, soccer and basketball at the one-day Olympic-style sporting competition. Overall, 925 athletes […]
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  • 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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