Israel Sports

Israeli sports hold a significant niche in the competitive world of European sports and Israel's sports stars, as well as, Jewish athletes from around the world are presented and celebrated for their contributions and achievements. Sports enthusiasts will love the section Israeli sports for the best of Jewish sports stars and their achievements.

Afrifah a true blessing for Israeli sprinting

Israeli sprinter lBessing Afrifah captured the gold medal in the 200-meter dash at the Under-20 World Athletic Championships.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
12/08/2022

Enjoying Zahavi’s fairytale Maccabi return

After six years abroad in China and Holland, Israeli superstar striker thrilled to be back in Tel Aviv.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
11/08/2022

Mac Haifa drops 2nd leg in Cyprus, but still advances

Greens conquer Apollon Limassol 4-2 on aggregate • Red Star Belgrade up next for spot in Champions League group stage

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
10/08/2022

Tennis: Austria's Thiem to play at Tel Aviv Watergen Open

A high-caliber men’s pro tennis event was last held in Israel in 1996.

By ORI LEWIS
10/08/2022

Avdija makes Blue & White return

NBA phenom Deni Avdija scored 25 points in Israel's 95-86 win against Auburn University's Men's Basketball team.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
10/08/2022

Israeli sides sitting pretty ahead of second legs

Maccabi Haifa leads Limassol 4-0 • Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Beersheba up 2-0 in Conference League duels

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
08/08/2022

Auburn’s Bruce Pearl talks team trip to Israel and how Judaism shaped his coaching career

"'Birthright for College Basketball’ in Israel will become one of the most sought after and impactful foreign trips in the future,” Bruce Pearl said.

By BECCA WEINBERG , JOSHUA HALICKMAN
04/08/2022

Young American hoopsters experience intercultural joy in Israel

Auburn Tigers players interact with Israeli fans after one of their exhibition games this week as part of the college basketball team's trip trip to the Holy Land.

Auburn bests Israel’s Maccabiah team in Jerusalem basketball exhibition

With close to 1,000 fans in the Malha Arena stands, Auburn put on a show right from the get-go as they treated the crowd to plenty of dunks, defense and domination at both ends of the floor.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
03/08/2022

Israel brings home 8 medals in European Youth Olympics

The Israeli delegation won four gold medals, one silver medal and three bronze medals.

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