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Donate a seat for injured Israeli veterans & lone soldiers,

October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

I’m thrilled to let you know that I have been appointed Founding Director of the Maccabi Tel Aviv Football Club Charitable Organization. As you are aware, working at a sports franchise has been a lifelong dream of mine and this position will allow me to combine my passion with my skills that [Read More]

Israel Rest Trio in Final Group Stage Match; Finish 2nd

September 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

With Omri Casspi, Gal Mekel, and Lior Eliyahu sitting out the final game of group stage play, Israel proved no match for hosts France, who trounced them 86-61. France finished atop Group A with a perfect 5-0 record, while the Blue and White fell to 3-2 and placed 2nd in the group. The hosts raced [Read More]

Bosnia Comeback Denies Israel a Third Straight Win at Eurobasket

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ahead by 16 points in the third quarter, Israel looked poised to retain a share of first place and a perfect record in Group A play through three games, as well as a berth in the quarterfinals. By the time the final buzzer sounded after overtime, however, the Blue and White had suffered a [Read More]

Matchday Two August 29-August 31

August 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hapoel Kfar Saba 1:0 Maccabi Haifa Kfar Saba defeated a struggling Haifa side that benched Eliran Atar and were without the services of injured Yossi Benayoun. Youngster Mavis Tchibota scored for Kfar Saba and Itay Shecter missed a late penalty for Haifa to send Roni Levy’s side to their [Read More]

The Pulpit – Closing the Gap! Israel U19 Women & Maccabi Tel Aviv

July 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was a long and rough 24-hours for The Sports Rabbi between last Tuesday and Wednesday night. However sometimes those are the moments in time when we get to see what one is made of and how the gap has closed between nations. On Tuesday night I witnessed a disappointing 2:1 Maccabi Tel Aviv loss [Read More]

Maccabi Tel Aviv falls to Hibernians FC in Malta 2:1

July 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv began their European quest with a disappointing 2:1 loss to Hibernians FC in Malta. Next Tuesday at Bloomfield Stadium, Maccabi will look to turn around the two-legged tie in front of their home supporters. Head Coach Slavisa Jokanovic started his first match in charge of the club [Read More]

Aa Gent writes history and Rami Gershon signs it!

May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Club Brugge 2-3 Aa Gent Gent’s trainer, Hein Vanhazenbroeck, gave an exclusive interview to the foreign press just after the game, laughing at us: ‘Don’t tell your Belgian colleagues, that mathematically we are 85 percent sure to be Champions if Anderlecht draws (they did , i.d.) but I [Read More]

Israelis Sabras Abroad May 15-20, 2015

May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s a roundup of Israeli footballers playing abroad and how they fared the past weekend! Congratulations to Idan Weitzman for winning this week’s Sabra Award! Ben Sahar– Eredivisie, Willem II- SCORED GOAL & Played 65 minutes in 2-1 win over Eredivisie Monas Dabbur– [Read More]
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