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Israel drops Ukraine 93-74; sets up Montenegro Round of 16 Date

July 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Israel wrapped up the group stage of the Under-20 European Championship with a 93-74 victory over Ukraine to finish with a 2-1 record, good for second place as they head into a knockout Round of 16 contest against Montenegro on Wednesday. Deni Avdija led the way for the blue-and-white with 21 [Read More]

Israel picks up first win of U20’s 85-75 over Italy

July 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Israel defeated Italy 85-75 in their second group game of the FIBA Under-20 European Championships. The Blue & White bounced back from a disappointing loss to Serbia on Saturday night to take a hard earned victory over the game Italians. In what would be a tight back and forth game, Deni [Read More]

Israel falls to Serbia 92-81 in U20 European Championship Opener

July 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Israel fell to Serbia 92-81 in the opening game of the Under-20 European Basketball Championships in Tel Aviv. Yam Madar had the hot hand for the Blue & White as he scored 24 points and dished out 9 assists while Deni Avdija ended with 14 points, 8 boards and 6 helpers in the loss. Ranko [Read More]

“It’s a big plus to have our home fans behind us” Deni Avdija Israel U20 Star ahead of the European Championships, Yotam Hanochi & More! Israel Sports Rabbi Rundown July 12, 2019

July 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Sports Rabbi in The Jerusalem Post features an Interview Preview with Deni Avdija! “DENI AVDIJA READY TO STEP UP FOR BLUE-AND-WHITE” – Host Israel looks to repeat as U20 European basketball champion with NBA lottery prospect at the helm! Dov Halickman Photography As we head into the [Read More]

“It’s unbelievable that the Championships are here in Israel” Yair Kravets ahead of U20 European Championships, Amare Update, Maccabi Haifa readies for Mura! Israel Sports Rabbi Rundown July 10, 2019

July 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

As we head into the Under-20 European Basketball Championships, The Sports Rabbi will have an interview a day with some of the players on the team. Today Yair Kravets from Hapoel Beer Sheva joins us to talk about the competition and his young career to date: “It’s an amazing feeling and the [Read More]

“It’s a big honor to be a part of the Israel National Team” Tomer Levinson Interview ahead of U20 European Championships, Ben Eisenhardt, Dan Shamir, B&W Baseball & More! Israel Sports Rabbi Rundown July 9, 2019

July 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

As we head into the Under-20 European Basketball Championships, The Sports Rabbi will have an interview a day with some of the players on the team. Today Tomer Levinson from Hapoel Jerusalem joins us to talk about the competition and his young career to date: “It’s a big, big honor to be a part [Read More]

“Be the best I can be” Yam Madar Interview ahead of U20 European Championships, Israel Baseball’s Peter Kurz unplugged, Zoosman & Cavs! Israel Sports Rabbi Roundup July 8, 2019

July 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

As we head into the Under-20 European Basketball Championships, The Sports Rabbi will have an interview a day with some of the players on the team. Today Yam Madar joins us to talk about the competition and his young career to date: “I am happy to be here and the fact that we can host the [Read More]
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