When Itai Shechter, Jerusalem soccer player, scored a goal he grabbed a Kippah from a fan, ran onto the field and started to publicly recite Shema and Thank God. #Winning
Israeli soccer player, Almog Cohen, kicked the winning goal for his team the other night. The real win though, was the victory dance when he lifted his soccer jersey to reveal a tshirt that reads: ״ה׳ הוא האלוקים״ Translated: “Hashem, He is God” Almog, you are my kinda guy!
MAZAL TOV: American teenager Jacques Schneider donated his Bar Mitzvah to create a soccer program for the Ethiopian community in Netanya.
Not only will his kindness make the bond between Israel and America stronger, but it will create a life-changing program for these children. Source: The Israel Project
Opal Sofer comes from a religious home, Marian Awad is an Arab Christian, and Shayna Levy hails from New York. Though these three young women come from different backgrounds, they’ll be representing Israel tomorrow in the girls’ European soccer championship. Source: ידיעות אחרונות Yedioth Ahronoth