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Jordan Loyd, NBA Champion Unplugged with The Sports Rabbi

November 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

It’s not everyday that a current NBA champion visits Israel but that’s what happened when Jordan Loyd a member of the 2019 World Champion Toronto Raptors came to town. Loyd joined Valencia over the summer and will be playing Euroleague basketball this coming season after plying his trade for [Read More]

Where will Amare Stoudemire be for the Passover Seder?

April 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Where will Amare Stoudemire be for the Passover Seder? Amare Stoudemire may be the most famous basketball player to grace the courts across Israel with Hapoel Jerusalem. This season after becoming a citizen of the country just last month, the NBA Star will spend the Passover Seder with the NAVAH [Read More]

Amare Stoudemire marks new era for Jerusalem

April 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

After losing twice this season to Maccabi Tel Aviv, being without 3 key players in domestic league action and after being knocked out by Tenerife in Champions League play, it looked like Hapoel Jerusalem had almost no chance of beating the Yellow & Blue this week. Not only didn’t they look [Read More]

Oded Katash looks for more success as he continues at Jerusalem

March 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Jerusalem extended the contract of their head coach Oded Katash until the end of the 2019/20 season. The Sports Rabbi analyzed the importance of Katash staying in Red in Friday’s Jerusalem Post as he continues to positvely impact the club. Check out HAPOEL JERUSALEM THRILLED TO KEEP COACH [Read More]

“I just want to win” – Angelo Caloiaro Maccabi Tel Aviv

October 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv takes to the court tonight to begin their 2018/19 Euroleague campaign in Athens, Greece against Panathinaikos. One of the newcomers to the Yellow & Blue is Angelo Caloiaro who joined the club after playing the last season with Banvit from Turkey. The University of San [Read More]

Dušan Šakota – The Interview of a Lifetime

October 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Just as Hapoel Jerusalem gets ready to play their first Champions League game against AEK Athens, today Wednesday at 19:30 Israel time, The Sports Rabbi sits down with their Captain Dušan Šakota, one of Greece’s basketball greats in an intimate discussion about leaving Yugoslavia as a child [Read More]
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