By broadcasting a wedding live from the Jewish sporting event's opening ceremony, Israel's main TV channel sent a clear message about preventing assimilation
Ronaldo’s son Ronald, 17, is not Jewish. But he is a member of Brazil’s Under 18 soccer team participating in the so-called Jewish Olympics
Maccabiah Games activities: A star-studded opening ceremony, a night run and parties, parties and more parties
The Maccabiah Games were her ticket out, a decade prior to the immense tragedy that befell the Jews of Thessaloniki
Or: How Rogel Alpher turned a celebration of Jewish heritage and culture, with participants from over 75 countries, into his own personal hatefest
Artists says this is the 51st time that his mural has been the target of vandalism since it was painted in 1990.
An Olympics for Jews only is a problematic enterprise that contains an element of arrogance.
Melbourne-based Australian Jewish Democratic Society launches website asking, 'What is the Jewish National Fund really doing with your money?'
Phil Moss, head coach of Australian professional soccer club Central Coast Mariners, survived the 1997 Maccabiah bridge collapse.
Esrubilsky also served as the vice president of the World Jewish Congress.
Win over South Africa called the highlight of tournament.
Stoudemire went to Israel for the Maccabiah and has stayed to apply for citizenship. 'I follow the rules of the Bible that coordinate with and connect with the Hebrew culture,' he says.
Tomer Koren, 18, nailed the shot; his teammate Anthony Harris had the best gross score of the day with 74 shots.
The third Maccabiah Games, the first to take place in the State of Israel and after the Holocaust, were marred by broken government promises.
Dozens of readers have submitted their snapshots of Israeli life to Haaretz's Instagram photo contest; submit yours and you could win a state medal to mark the 19th Maccabiah.
While Amar’e Stoudemire has grabbed most of the limelight, there are several other NBA notables among the coaching staffs at the Maccabiah.
Gloomy forecasts might yet be overturned with publishing of post-Maccabiah tourism figures, to be published only in another two weeks.
Medals were awarded Sunday in lawn bowls, field hockey and netball; Monday’s action includes a gold-medal showdown in cricket
The latest updates from Thursday's events, including cycling, women and men's basketball ten-pin bowling.
Beck, a Caesarea native and rising senior at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, shooting 69 in each of the three rounds.
Kalin is set to join the Ramat Hasharon squad after a successful six-year career at the University of Northern Iowa.
A game that started off as a support group for female immigrants has become a professional sport in which native Israelis excel - as evidenced by Team Israel's showing at the Maccabiah Games.
In the open match, the contest between Israel and Great Britain was decided in the last minute, with both teams neck and neck throughout the entire game.
Even as we celebrate Jewish athleticism at the Maccabiah Games, it has long been a staple of Jewish humor that Jews do not do sports.
Runners were told that half marathon was postponed due to sweltering heat; inquiry reveals weather wasn't the culprit.
Impressive play by Anastasia Shebotarov in Israel's victory over Americans draws attention of U.S. collegiate scout.
Sisters Sophie and Teddy lead Netherlands to a 5-0 rout of the Germans.
Amar'e Stoudemire is participating in the Games as coach of the Canadian men's basketball team, part of the superstar's growing connection to Israel.
Sophie Klooster scores twice for the Netherlands in the run-up to battles against Argentina and the United States at the 19th Maccabiah.
Team U.S.A prevails vs. Russia in the men's masters (35+) division basketball game, with a score of 77-70.