Sports

Athletes take home medals from Maccabiah in Israel

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Teenage athletes from the Washington area brought home gold, silver and bronze medals in fencing, gymnastics, soccer and lacrosse from the 20th Maccabiah Games...

Teens, other athletes ready to compete at world Maccabiah

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Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia will send 65 athletes to Israel

‘A great time for Jewish people’

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Camaraderie a home run for synagogue softball league

Hillel Basketball Tournament builds kinship

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Students from 35 university Hillels came together for basketball and bonding in College Park

Israeli cachibol for moms gaining momentum in U.S.

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Team forming at the Bender JCC in Rockville

In its 25th year, Jewish sports hall of fame draws from a deep bench

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When the Greater Washington Jewish Sports Hall of Fame holds its 25th annual induction ceremony on Nov. 19, its inductees will admittedly have less...

U-Md. football offers a handy workaround for Shabbat-observant fans

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It can be difficult to be a Shabbat-observant Jew and a college football fan. The majority of NCAA football games are held on Saturdays,...

Bethesda player surefooted at World Maccabiah Games tryout

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It was obvious to anyone standing in the gym at Harriton High School in suburban Philadelphia on Sept. 10: No. 11 was one to...

From matzah balls to footballs, two Jewish brothers recall their journey to the NFL

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  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At 6-foot-6 and 340 pounds, veteran NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz isn’t just a force of nature, but a product...

Grand Slam Sunday

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The summer heat was sizzling at Grand Slam Sunday, a Jewish community day at Nationals Park, sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. Washington...