Israel was not created in order to disappear—Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom. - President John Kennedy
I just received this from a friend, Could not resist sharing this with you - It’s the award ceremony from an international weight lifting competition that just happened in Poland (irony of ironies) Israel won! Second and third place were Germany and Iran (imagine that!) There is dramatic irony in seeing these three flags next to each other and the face of the Israeli winner almost bursting into tears near the end of Hatikvah (the Iranian refuses to shake his hand and jumps off the podium as soon as he can, but he’s there for Hatkivah) - It’s funny how a moment on some stage in Poland can so dramatically encapsulate our existential condition - he winner SERGIO BRITVA is JEWISH FROM BRAZIL (World Masters Weightlifting - Poland 2010 - Medal Ceremony cat 105, men\'s 35 39) [More] [Less]
One of the top international basketball players, Milan Macvan, has officially joined Maccabi Tel-Aviv. The Serbian power forward is signed for the next four seasons, after much negotiation with his former Serbian team Hemofarm Stada. The 21 year old player started his carrier as a teenager, earning the Eurocup rising star trophy in 2009. So far this season, Macvan has led his former team with 17 points, 8 rebounds and a 23 index rating through five Eurocup games -infolivetvenglish | December 29,...
I just received this from a friend, Could not resist sharing this with you - It’s the award ceremony from an international weight lifting competition that just happened in Poland (irony of ironies) Israel won! Second and third place were Germany and Iran (imagine that!) There is dramatic irony in seeing these three flags next to each other and the face of the Israeli winner almost bursting into tears near the end of Hatikvah (the Iranian refuses to shake his hand and jumps off the podium as so...
Yuri Foreman is the undefeated WBA Super-Welterweight champion of the world and Israel's first world boxing champion. On June 5th he will be fighting three time world champion Miguel Cotto in the first fight in the new Yankee Stadium.
The Abir - Qesheth Warrior Arts are an ancient Ivri (Hebrew) - Yisraeli (Israeli) group of fighting techniques which were preserved by the Jews of Habban, southern Yemen. It is taught by the Aluf Abir - Grandmaster Yehoshua Sofer Maatuf Al-Dowahh at the Stadium Teddy in Malcha (Jerusalem). There are several legends that place Israelite soldiers settling in Arabia forty-two years before the destruction of the First Temple. It is said that under the prophet Jeremiah some 75,000 Israelites, includ...
This clip of video was shown at the 37th Annual Y Sports Dinner (2009). Gerald Levin was in the top 5 candidates for Canadian Jewish Amateur Athlete of the Year and in line to win the Max & Idy Nusgart Memorial Award, he did not win but was considered the runner-up. This is a pretty big deal in Canada and the one and only Peyton Manning was the primary speaker at this year's event. Congrats Gerald!
You don't have to be Jewish to love HOLY LAND HARDBALL. You don't even have to like baseball. You just have to believe in the power of holding on to your hopes and dreams and overcoming impossible odds. HOLY LAND HARDBALL follows the unlikely formation of the Israel Baseball League by Larry Baras, a bakery owner from Boston with no prior sports management experience. In his effort to bring America's pastime to the Israeli people, Baras recruits 120 diverse ballplayers for the IBL. Among them ...
NBA giant Red Auerbach gave his last filmed interview to Burt Kearns & Brett Hudson of Frozen Pictures for inclusion in the documentary feature, Basketball Man, about the life and legacy of basketball's inventor, Dr. James Naismith (on DVD in February). This clip is but a small portion of the complete, comprehensive, interview, which will be featured as a bonus extra on the DVD set.
Not even three days into camp and already we're off on a trip! River canoeing was a great way to keep the fun flowing in that awesome first week of camp! Horseback riding on Friday afternoons was just one of many fun choice activities available for campers to choose from!
Yiddish Baseball Song2008 will mark the 75th Anniversary of Hank Greenberg\'s rookie year. As baseball\'s first Jewish all-time Great, Greenberg attracted a whole generation of American Jews to baseball, and it was their children and grand-children who have gone on to become owners, coaches, players, executives, sportswriters, broadcasters, statisticians and, most of all, fans. No player has had a greater historical impact on the attachment of American Jews to America\'s Game.Henry Benjamin \
A compelling story about the religious transformation of former Dallas Cowyboy and Green Bay Packer's star Alan Veingrad. Alan was a member of the Super Bowl XXVII World Champion Dallas Cowboy Team in 1992 and uses sports metaphors to characterize his journey, and vividly relates the discipline of being a professional football player, to success in life. Visit www.alanveingrad.com for more info.
Ben Sahar (Hebrew: ?? ???, born 10 August 1989 in Holon, Israel) is an Israeli footballer, currently playing at Chelsea F.C. of the English Premier League. Sahar is known as one of Israel's brightest talents, according to Chelsea. At 16, he was already the equivalent of a second year apprentice at Chelsea . He first caught Chelsea's eye in an Under-16 fixture against Ireland in 2004 and has since played for the Israeli Under-21 National Team and the Israeli National Team. Before transferring ...
An inspirational film commissioned by a Jewish sports charity to motivate new members and sponsors to support their activities. The film was scripted and edited by our team from archive material. We also dubbed sound and recorded an original music track.
The Jewish Sports Legacy series Volume 1 is a DVD collection of RARE vintage action footage. It is the most complete action history of the legendary Jewish Basketball players of the 20th century. Over 30 players! Brought to the screen, in all their glory, all together for the first time. Dolph Shayes, Larry Brown, Bary Kramer, Rudy LaRusso, Neal Walk, Lennie Rosenbluth, Ernie Grunfeld, Art Heyman and many more!
A brief overview about the future Jr. Welterweight champ of the world On November 22, 2003, KCAL 9 aired this montage about Dimitry. The piece runs for about four and a half minutes. Props to KCAL, they did a nice job.
Salita vs Shawn Gallegos August 25, 2005 for NABA Title, Hammerstein Ballroom, New York Dmitriy came into the ring ushered by the reggae superstar Matisyahu and was in charge from the get-go, dropping Gallegos in round six and ending things in the ninth to claim the NABA Title .