Holocaust survivor Ágnes Keleti is the most decorated female Jewish Olympian of all time. Born in Budapest in 1921, Keleti survived by using a false identity, while her mother and sister were saved by Raoul Wallenberg. However, her father and uncles were murdered in Auschwitz. After the war, Keleti went […]
#WorldChampion MAZAL TOV to Israel’s Sagi Muki on winning the Gold medal at the Judo World Championship today in Tokyo! Watch and listen as Hatikvah is played following the win for Israel ???? Source: Follow Team Israel
#MazalTov “Luna, you’re a real badass! You brought great respect to our country ” – Benjamin Netanyahu – בנימין נתניהו Last week, Luna Korlima Chemtai Salpeter made history by becoming the first Israeli to win a gold medal in the European Athletics Championships. Luna won the women’s 10,000-meter run, which […]
Koufax is fondly remembered as one of the outstanding Jewish athletes in American sports. He famously decided not to pitch Game 1 of the 1965 World Series because it fell on Yom Kippur.
Sandy Koufax born Sanford Braun on December 30, 1935 is a former American Major League Baseball (MLB) left-handed pitcher. He pitched 12 seasons for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, from 1955 to 1966. Koufax, at age 36 in 1972, became the youngest player ever elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. […]