Wheelchair Basketball Scores in Israel

Israel is hosting and participating in the Wheelchair Basketball European Championships Tuesday at Nazareth, in the Galilee. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/5/2011, 2:49 PM

Synagogue Basketball League Creates Team Spirit

If you thought religious Judaism and sports don’t mix, think again. The Petah Tikvah synagogue league proves otherwise. Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/31/2011, 3:10 AM

Compromise On Orthodox Basketball Player’s Shirt

Basketball governing body allowed Naama Shafir to wear skin-toned elastic sleeves under game shirt.Gil Ronen, 6/19/2011, 5:14 PM

FIBA Rejects Female Basketball Player Shirt Request

International Basketball Federation refuses to let a religious member of Israel’s women’s team wear a T-shirt under sleeveless game shirt. Gil Ronen, 6/15/2011, 5:48 PM

Israeli Hoop Star Casspi Signs up with Telma Cornflakes

Israel’s Omri Casspi, star of the Sacramento Kings basketball team, is endorsing Israel’s Telma “Cornflakes of Champions” for $200,000.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/1/2011, 12:34 AM

NBA Stars Meet IAF Pilots in Negev Base at Hatzerim

NBA basketball stars got a look at the equipment for a different fast-paced game when they visited the IAF base at Hatzerim near Be'er Sheva.Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2010, 1:55 PM

NBA Player Not as Jewish as Believed

Supposedly Jewish basketball player’s agent says story was blown out of proportion.Elad Benari, 8/2/2010, 2:07 AM

General Staff Warming Up for IDF Basketball Championship

Chief of Staff Ashkenazi and the General Staff team will play against old-time all-stars. 24 teams to compete in championship.Gil Ronen, 6/8/2010, 10:46 PM

Yeshiva Sports Are Prep for Life, IDF Service

A simple basketball competition in the national religious yeshiva league may actually be preparation for future life skills and IDF service.Hana Levi Julian, 1/12/2010, 11:10 AM

Basketball Star Tells of Return to Judaism

Doron Sheffer, one of Israel’s greatest basketball players, shared his story of return to religious observance with a group of Jewish educators.Hillel Fendel, 11/9/2009, 11:47 AM

Rabbi Makes Free-Throw Peace Effort at Madison Square Garden

Israel’s Rabbi Grossman tried to make peace at a NY Knicks-Macabbi Tel Aviv fundraiser. The winner was his orphanage in northern Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/20/2009, 8:37 AM