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Pats in Israel, Zoosman’s Journey Continues, Ashram in Action, Hapoel Jerusalem’s plans, Weisz’s first words, signings & more! Sports Rabbi Rundown – July 21, 2019

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

1) After attending the Genesis Prize ceremony last night, Robert Kraft and the New England Patriots took part in an exciting Friday morning program, Touchdown in Israel III at the Kraft Family Sports Campus in Jerusalem. Numerous celebrities including Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion, Steve Leibowitz [Read More]

Draft & Stash – Yovel Zoosman declares for the 2019 NBA Draft

April 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

The big news surrounding Maccabi Tel Aviv this week was that one of their young Israeli players, Yovel Zoosman declared for the NBA Draft and will look to be the first Israeli from the Yellow & Blue since Omri Casspi to be selected in the two round draft. So far this season, Zoosman is [Read More]

Israeli Phenom Deni Avdija Returns home with MVP

February 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Israeli Deni Avdija lit up the NBA Basketball Without Borders Global Camp held in Charlotte this past weekend, taking home the MVP honors. The 18-year old will be eligible for the 2020 NBA Draft and is projected to be a lottery pick. The Sports Rabbi met the next Jewish basketball star at the [Read More]

Ray: “We’re coming out ready to win”

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv welcomes Bayern Munich to Yad Eliyahu on Thursday night at 21:00 as the Yellow & Blue will look to record the second win of their continental season. Prior to the game Coach Ioannis Sfairopoulus looked ahead to Bayern and the challenges they present with mismatches while also [Read More]

Adams & Mutombo Open Sports Center at Jerusalem Y

November 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Jerusalem International YMCA (JIY) officially opened its new state-of-the-art Sports Center, made possible by the generous support of Sylvan Adams as Dikembe Mutombo, International Ambassador for the NBA also addressed those in attendance. “This is the most important and beautiful Y in the [Read More]

Israel Sports Roundup for Friday July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

1) Three Israeli soccer teams opened up their 2018/19 Season by playing abroad in European competitions this past week. Next week, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Beitar Jerusalem and Hapoel Beer Sheva all host continental foes at home. Check out my article in today’s Jerusalem Post about Club and Country! [Read More]
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