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Nov 26, 2017, 8:06 AM
The Fascinating History of Jews Who Revolutionized the Game of American Football
When listing the accomplishments of Jews throughout history, it is usually athletics, as a category, that is last in the conversation. Sure, we've had our Mark Spitz (Olympic gold-medal swimming champion) and baseball Hall of Fame players, pitcher Sandy...
Jun 22, 2017, 1:06 PM
Bringing More Than Just Football
In these last few days, American Jews in Israel have been welcoming a little bit of our past lives back into our Aliyah living. Steve Leibowitz (founder of American Football Israel), Robert Kraft (owner of the New England Patriots), and Yonah Mishaan...
Jun 3, 2017, 10:49 AM
Window of Opportunity: How a change in Hapoel Be’er Sheva’s transfer approach could up their European game
Hapoel Be'er Sheva have never been ones to over spend in the pre-season transfer window. In fact, their record transfer in the mid-2016 market was approximately €1 000 000, for the purchase of Michael Ohana from FC Ashdod. Alona...
May 23, 2017, 10:31 PM
Introducing the Queen of Israeli Football: Alona Barkat
It's fair to say that Ligat ha'Al, the Israeli premier football league, has not yet reached the level of quality displayed by its European counterparts. This gap in quality, however, is slowly decreasing. This is largely due to the phenominal...
Feb 13, 2017, 1:20 AM
Israel Fumbles the Ball
It came as a pleasant surprise when I first heard about the NFL delegation to Israel, which is scheduled to arrive later this week. As a huge football fan and Israeli Zionist, I was ecstatic to hear that NFL...
Feb 12, 2017, 7:36 AM
Michael Bennett's foul choice
The NFL defensive end allowed himself to be used by supporters of BDS, whose leaders deny Israel's very legitimacy
Nov 11, 2016, 5:28 PM
Finding the Light in the US Elections
I’m looking out over Lake Kenilworth in Asheville, North Carolina, and see thousands of glimmering darts of sunlight on what can sometimes be a very dark and murky body of water. And that is a metaphor that speaks to...
Aug 17, 2016, 12:57 AM
An Open Letter to the Egyptian Olympic Committee
Mr. Hesham Mohamed Tawfeq Hatab, President Mr. Alaa Gabr, Secretary General Egyptian Olympic Committee Elestade Elbahary Street Nasr City, Bp 2055 Cairo,Egypt Mr. Hesham Mohamed Tawfeq Hatab and Mr. Alaa Gabr, I'm Israeli, I'm also a former coach, an athlete and importantly a father. I want...
Jul 8, 2016, 6:00 PM
5 Americans of Israel: Stories and Photos
For the 100,000-plus American citizens living in Israel, the Fourth of July is a time of pride and nostalgia. This year, many reflected upon their former life in the U.S., their new life in Israel, how they are acclimating,...
Feb 5, 2016, 11:52 PM
An Open Letter to Football Legend Fernando Hierro
So rumour has it that the Spanish branch of BDS is fuming. Again. After their failed campaign to prevent Mattisyahu from taking part in Rototom music festival last summer, the Bullshit, Disgusting and Screwed up movement has a new...