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Ex-jock John Feinstein brings his love of sports to The Post

By Kate Casey For Mitzpeh @katecaseykc Since baseball was conceived, the time from the crack of the bat to the time you learn about it has dwindled down to almost a single second. Thanks to the growing internet platform and social media ...

Bobsleigh and Skeleton Israel gets its chance at the 2018 Winter Olympics

By Harrison Cann For Mitzpeh @harry_cann After battling for over a decade to get their shot, Bobsleigh and Skeleton Israel will have the opportunity to make history for its country in 2018. Since it was founded in 2002, Bobsleigh and ...

Crash ends UMD alum’s run at Israel in Winter Olympic games

By Harrison Cann For Mitzpeh @harry_cann Not many people imagine finding their calling while watching television in their dorm room, and Bradley Chalupski is no exception. Chalupski, a skeleton racer for Israel, first discovered the sport ...

NHBT athletes find ways to stay ready for tournament time

By Zach Selby Sports editor @ZachDar61 April is an important month for Jewish athletes across the country. It’s the month they step onto the court at this university to represent their school in the National Hillel Basketball Tournament. ...

Susskind finds life lessons combining basketball, Judaism

By Miller Friedman Staff writer @miller_friedman Jacob Susskind’s career at this university made several headlines in the Jewish community. Susskind was a walk-on for the this university’s basketball team, and even though he averaged ...

European Judo set for 2018 championships in Israel

By Jared Beinart Staff writer @Jared_Beinart Israel will host the European Judo Championships’ senior event for the first time next year. “This will be the first time we will host the European Championship for the senior [event],” said Moshe ...

Soccer fans with anti-Semitic history charged for vulgar chant

By Jared Beinart Staff writer @Jared_Beinart A group of fans of Chelsea Football Club (F.C.) were filmed singing an anti-Semitic chant before the team’s The Football Association Challenge Cup semi-final match in London against Tottenham Hotspur ...

The fall of Israeli-American coach David Blatt

By Roman Fuentes For the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh   It was June 16, 2015. Confetti rained over the Golden State Warriors as players celebrated their NBA Finals victory. Led by up-and-coming star Stephen Curry, the Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavali...

Benjamin Eidelberg: Managing basketball and faith

By Alex Pacinda For the Mitzpeh @apacinda_news For alumnus Ben Eidelberg, basketball has been life since he was three years old. “My parents always watched the game, and so I guess playing from a young age, watching from a young age and ...

Dudi Sela: Underappreciated Israeli sports icon

By Noah Johnson For the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh When Dudi Sela bowed out of the 2017 Miami Open following his second round defeat to No. 5 Rafael Nadal, it seemed to many as just another routine victory for the Spanish superstar. However, to fans and ...