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Lithuania dominates Ukraine 94-62

September 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lithuania ran off to a 27-10 first quarter and never looked back as they defeated Ukraine 94-62. Jonas Valanciunas dropped 14 of his 22 points in the first half to lead the way for the Mean Green Machine. Artem Pustovyi tried valiantly to keep his side in the game matching Valanciunas but he had [Read More]

Yotam Halperin: Meet the Israel Basketball National Team

August 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Yotam Halperin, the former captain of the National Team who is currently playing with Hapoel Jerusalem has seen many international competitions and has represented the Blue & White for many years. The veteran guard spoke about the honor of one again donning the Israel uniform with the [Read More]

Shawn Dawson: Meet the Israel National Basketball Team

August 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Shawn Dawson is a young talent who will get a chance to shine with the Israel Team at Eurobasket 2017. The 23-year old shooting guard/small forward will begin his first season with Bnei Herzliya after playing 5 years with Maccabi Rishon Le’Zion. Loving the chance: “I am loving this chance [Read More]

Bar Timor: Meet the Israel National Basketball Team

August 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bar Timor, the 25 year old guard was born in Haifa but has played for Hapoel Jerusalem over the past 3 seasons. Prior to landing in the capital city he plied his trade with Alba Berlin and before that with Hapoel Tel Aviv, Kiryat Tivon and Hapoel Haifa. After signing a new contract with the [Read More]

Guy Pnini: Meet the Israel National Team

August 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Guy Pnini will be donning the Hapoel Holon jersey next season after completing eight seasons with Maccabi Tel Aviv. The veteran forward is no stranger to the National Team and of course he will be able to help with his many years of experience and fabulous 3-point shooting. Importance of the crowd: [Read More]

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]

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]

Alex Chubrevich: Meet the Israel National Basketball Team

August 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Alex Chuberich was born in Russia and emigrated to Israel when he was 10-years old. The 6″11 foot center actually began his sports career as a volleyball player switching over to roundball when he was 19. The big man began his Israeli professional career Hapoel Gilboa/Galil and has also [Read More]
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