Jews at the Games

Here’s a list of all of the Jewish athletes at the 2008 Summer Games, many of whom joined Israeli President Shimon Peres at the opening ceremony. Peres walked to the ceremony, as it was held on Shabbat.

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A Brief History of Jews in the Olympics

The prevailing stereotypes of Jews as bookish, nerdy, or business-minded have led to a widespread assumption that, on the whole, ...

Don’t call it a comeback

Yesterday Shimon Peres was elected the ninth president of Israel, while the Labor party voted Ehud Barak into it’s top ...

Rabin Memorial Day

Today is Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Day, which coincides with his yartzeit on the 12th of Cheshvan.I’ve included some links for ...