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Elishay Kadir: Meet the Israel National Team

August 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Elisha Kadir may perhaps be the most underrated player on the Israel roster. The veteran forward can do it all form scoring to rebounding to playigb lockdown defense. The 29-year old will play with the Israeli league’s newcomer Nes Ziona after helping Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion to the Final [Read More]

Amit Simhon: Meet the Israel National Team

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Amit Simhon will return to play for Hapoel Eilat after a season with Maccabi Haifa and the 6″5 shooting guard/small forward can’t wait to get going with the Israel National Team. The 27-year old has played across the Israeli league and could provide a needed spark off of the bench. [Read More]

Israel defeats Slovenia 89-84 in Eurobasket Warmup

August 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Israel defeated Slovenia 89-84 and move their exhibition record to a perfect 7-0. The hosts took a 51-31 lead into halftime but the visitors stormed back to get within 4 points, 81-77 with only a few minuets to play, however, Israel held on for the 5-point victory. Omri Casspi starred for the Blue [Read More]

NBA Basketball Without Borders comes to Israel

August 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

The NBA’s “Basketball Without Bounds” camp is being held in Israel for the first time. With some NBA greats from players to coaches, the participants are getting the best possible education on the hardwood. The opening press conference featured a number of speakers including NBA [Read More]

Israel Basketball Team Continues Along

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Israel National Basketball Team played in front of their home crowd for the first time and moved their exhibition record to 6-0 after defeating Great Britain 78-69 at the Drive Inn Arena in Tel Aviv. Israel will play another 2 games at home on Friday against Slovenia at Yad Eliyahu while on [Read More]

Israel Sports Schedule August 31-September 6!

August 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Below is a list of the sports taking place in Israel between August 31-September 6. For most games but not all, tickets can be bought through the Leaan Website. Please note that some games are on Shabbat. If you haven specific questions please email me sportsrabbi9@gmail.com Thursday Aug 31 15:45 [Read More]

Idan Zalmanson: Meet the Israel National Basketball Team

August 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Idan Zalmanson has played for the Under-16 and Under-18 Israel National Teams in the past and will now look to make an impact on the senior team. The 6″9 center currently plays for Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion but his pro career began with the Yellow & Blue of Maccabi Tel Aviv. Having [Read More]
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