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A drawer full of running shirts, a heart full of memories

A drawer full of running shirts, a heart full of memories

Israel Forever's Judi Felber has a love of Israel and a love for running. In this piece she tells us about Israel's robust running and sports culture, one that is not limited to location or population concentration.

How the Startup Nation played a part in the First Paralympic Games

How the Startup Nation played a part in the First Paralympic Games

Did you know that the origins of the Paralympics Games have a Jewish twist, that Israel sent a team to the first Paralympics Games in 1960 in Rome, and that Israeli actually hosted the games in 1968.

Remembering Munich: Fathers, Sons, Brothers, Athletes, Israelis, Jews.

Remembering Munich: Fathers, Sons, Brothers, Athletes, Israelis, Jews.

Commemoration for the Israeli Olympic Athletes of 1972 should take place every year. Today, take 1 minute of silence. Learn, Remember, Reflect.

11 Israeli Heroes: We Cannot Forget

11 Israeli Heroes: We Cannot Forget

In Munich, they all knew what it meant to be able to walk behind the Israeli Flag. It was then, in September 1972 I made a promise to myself that my 11 heroes from Munich did not die in vain.

Rio Olympics 2016 Israel

Israel to Send Its Biggest Team Ever to Compete in 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil

The Algemeiner

Israel will send its biggest delegation ever to compete this summer in the 2016 Olympic Games. Team Israel will consist of 47 athletes, 10 more than the delegation sent to the 2012 Summer Olympics. The group will compete with athletes from around the world in 16 sports.

Yarden Gerbi, Rio Olympics 2016

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi wins bronze at Rio Olympics

Times of Israel

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi won a bronze medal in judo at the Rio Olympics, becoming the first Israeli athlete to win a medal at the 2016 games.

Videos to watch about Israeli participation in the Olympics

Videos to watch about Israeli participation in the Olympics

Watch three Israeli Olympic athletes as they talk about representing Israel in the Olympics. See Olympic windsurfers Shahar Tzuberi and Gal Fridman as well as Judoka Arik Ze'evi.

Rio Olympics 2016 Israel

2016 Olympics: 7 Jewish American Olympians to watch in Rio

Times of Israel

There are athletes, and then there are Olympic athletes. And then there are Jewish Olympic athletes. When the 2016 Summer Olympics open Friday, we’ll of course be cheering the American athletes — all 555 of them, but we’re saving a special shout-out for some of the Jewish-American Olympians who have given the Tribe extra reasons to be proud this year.

Rio 2016 Olympic Village to commemorate Munich massacre

Rio 2016 Olympic Village to commemorate Munich massacre

JTA

The International Olympic Committee will erect a place for athletes to mourn family and friends at the 2016 Games in Rio, including the 11 Israeli athletes killed by terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Russian Jews Remember Israeli Athletes Murdered at 1972 Munich Olympic Games

Russian Jews Remember Israeli Athletes Murdered at 1972 Munich Olympic Games

They gathered Sunday in sorrow and celebration, Jews saying a prayer for the 11 Israeli athletes killed by terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics, Jews rejoicing that they could raise prayerful voices in Russia, once the land of the pogrom.

From Gymnastics Champion To IDF Commander

From Gymnastics Champion To IDF Commander

Lt. Amit Danon was the Israeli national champion in rhythmic gymnastics when she enlisted in the IDF. After embarking on her path as a soldier, she decided to leave her previous life behind.

Windsurfing, Israel, surfer

Sea Sports In Israel

Israeli Frontline

The sea is an inseparable part of all our lives. Love for the sea leads to love of the sport.

Israel's Paralympic Team Goes For Gold

Israel's Paralympic Team Goes For Gold

Israel 21C

A group of 25 hard-training athletes in nine sports represented Israel at the Paralympic Games in London 2012.

Playing Defense For Israel In The Lacrosse World Cup

Playing Defense For Israel In The Lacrosse World Cup

Times Of Israel

I found something in Israel that I didn’t expect, Lacrosse, and I am proud and honored to be a part of Israel’s first women’s national lacrosse team.

Israeli Judokas Conquer Europe

Israeli Judokas Conquer Europe

Times Of Israel

Israeli judokas won five medals — including two golds — at European competitions. The results showed the depth, abilities and qualities Israeli judo possesses.

My Experience: An Athlete For Israel

My Experience: An Athlete For Israel

The Maccabiah movement is all about “building Jewish pride through sports. The time has come to start talking about Athletes who share a love and a commitment to Israel.

Aly Raisman, London Olympics

U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Aly Raisman In Maccabiah

Haaretz

The Jewish-American gymnast, who performed her gold-medal winning floor exercise routine to 'Hava Nagila' at the 2012 London Olympics, will compete in the 2016 Olympic games in Rio. What will be her theme in these games?

Aly Raisman, London Olympics

Jewish Gal Shows Gold Salute To Munich 11

New York Post

Aly Raisman made quite a statement by winning a gold medal and invoking the memory of the Israeli athletes killed 40 years ago in Munich.

Team Israel: Sucess is Both On And Off The Field

Team Israel: Sucess is Both On And Off The Field

Times Of Israel

Our goal remains to develop the sport in Israel. This means every Jewish baseball player on the globe is a prospect for Team Israel's squad.

A Finer Achievement

A Finer Achievement

Israellycool

Hagar Finer's victory of retaining the WIBF bantamweight crown may prove to be a breakthrough moment for women’s boxing in Israel.

VCI

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