Peter Paltchik wins the bronze in the 100-kilogram men’s division, giving the national team its fourth medal of the competition
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Just four years after discovering the sport of skeleton sledding, Adam Edelman will be part of the Israeli delegation to PyeongChang next month. The Boston native hopes his journey inspires other young Jews
Awet Gebremedhin, who fled his country five years ago, is a new member of Israels pro cycling team, and hopes to compete in the Giro dItalia here in May. Friends and family in Tel Aviv will be waiting for him, if they havent been deported yet
With a black kippa, a long gray beard and a rare and positive attitude, Ilan Turgeman coaches fighters in Nahariya who reach the world championships
Or Sasson, who won a bronze at the Rio games last year, and Peter Paltchik both win bronze in Israel's fourth and fifth medal in tournament
Israel Judo Association says move will not prevent athletes from participating: 'We won't be dragged into the political arena'
Awet Mehari made the national team in his homeland before being drafted, abused and fleeing to Israel in 2009. But his sporting dream soon became a nightmare