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Tomer Levinson – Israel’s NBA Future

April 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

With Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day being celebrated around the country and across the globe this week, the festivities will be extra special as the nation marks 70 years since its founding. Instead of looking at Israel’s glorious past, The Sports Rabbi will look ahead to its enticing [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE! Davor Suker Interview Part 2

June 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

For some Davor Šuker became a household name when he dominated the 1998 World Cup and brought global attention to his Croatian squad. With six goals in seven games, Šuker collected the Golden Boot award along with the Silver Ball given to the second best player in the tournament. However to get [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE! Davor Suker Interview Part 1

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

I finally accomplished something that I had wanted to do for a very long time. Meet the superstar of the 1998 World Cup for the upstart Croatian National Team that finished in 3rd place just behind France and Brazil. Davor Šuker is arguably one of the greatest if not the greatest talent to come [Read More]

Of Modric, Suker and the Israeli Ambassador

April 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

My final day in Osijek, Croatia produced a number of interesting meetings, from an exclusive interview with Davor Šuker, to finally getting the last signature I needed on my Croatia football which was a Luka Modric autograph to being invited by Šuker to sit down with the Israeli Ambassador to [Read More]

Flying and Soaring with the Israel National Team

April 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’m living the dream. I’m living my dream. My dream of being a part of a growing, amazing, industrious, intelligent and special people. Not just the Jewish people, but being a true part of Israeli society. For me flying to Croatia with some of the best Israeli footballers is something [Read More]

A Mixed Bag of Results for Israel Heading into EuroBasket

August 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was a rollercoaster of emotions for the Blue and White during a stop in Croatia for a trio of games ahead of the trip to France for EuroBasket 2015. Israel dropped a nail biter to Bosnia, 80-79, in a preview of a group stage matchup at EuroBasket. Afterwards, the Israelis finally earned their [Read More]