Campaign to build Israeli baseball stadium takes off

JNF campaign to baseball stadium in Beit Shemesh receivess boost following Israeli team's surprising performance in World Baseball Classic.JTA, 3/21/2017, 3:46 PM

Israeli team eliminated from World Baseball Classic

Improbable run ends with loss to Japan.Gary Willig, 3/15/2017, 4:55 PM

Israel team manager: We play with passion

As Israel faces first defeat at World Baseball Classic, the team's manager expresses optimism.ILTV, 3/15/2017, 9:44 AM

Team Israel baseball gear a home run with Jewish American fans

American Jews can't get enough of merchandise of 4-1 Israeli team at the World Baseball Classic.JTA, 3/14/2017, 6:38 PM

Team Israel suffers first loss in World Baseball Classic

Improbable winning streak stopped at 4 as Israeli team falls 12-2 in game against Netherlands.JTA, 3/13/2017, 5:30 PM

Israeli baseball teams pulls off upset victory against Cuba

Israeli Wold Baseball Classic team remains undefeated in stunning run with defeat of favored Cuban teamJTA, 3/12/2017, 3:35 PM

Israel baseball success causes excitement, bafflement

Israeli baseball team wins victories during first-ever tournament.AFP, 3/11/2017, 7:45 PM

Israel advances to next round of WBC with perfect record

Israel advances to next round of World Baseball Classic after sweeping its first three games.JTA, 3/10/2017, 3:58 AM

Team Israel defeats Netherlands

Israeli baseball team has a 4-2 victory over the Netherlands as they make their way to Tokyo., 3/9/2017, 11:31 AM

Israeli pride at baseball games

Watch: ILTV speaks with president of Israel Association of Baseball.ILTV, 3/9/2017, 3:59 AM

Israel defeats Korea in opening of World Baseball Classic finals

Israeli team wins first game in Seoul in extra innings. Team includes Jewish MLB playersJTA, 3/6/2017, 4:33 PM

Israel to kick off world baseball classic

Israel will be kicking off the major international baseball event in the first game against South Korea. ILTV reports.ILTV, 3/6/2017, 9:40 AM

Cuban pitcher gets a firm grip on life in Israel

Cuban pitcher Alejandro Eskenazi is participating in a professional internship organized by the Masa Israel Journey program.Hillel Kuttler, 3/3/2017, 1:01 AM

Proud to play ball for Israel, proud to visit Israel

Watch: We met the Jewish MLB players who will be representing Israel at the World Baseball Classic in South KoreaYoni Kempinski, 1/13/2017, 7:12 AM

Major leaguers visit Israel ahead of World Baseball Classic

10 MLB players visit Israel to connect with the country they are representing in the World Baseball Classic.Hillel Kuttler, 1/11/2017, 1:01 AM

Jewish MLB players to visit Israel

Ten Jewish Major League Baseball players who are part of Team Israel to visit Israel in preparation for the World Baseball Classic.Ben Ariel and JTA, 12/27/2016, 5:39 AM

Collector offers $125,000 for rare 'Jewish baseball card'

Collector of Jewish baseball memorabilia prepared to match the “most overblown, crazy valuation of all time” for rare card of Jewish player.Gabe Friedman, 12/20/2016, 10:09 AM

Stoudemire's son invited to try Israeli baseball

Israel Association of Baseball invites former NBA star's son, who was barred from playing Israeli basketball, to switch to baseball.JTA, 12/6/2016, 6:25 AM

Baseball signed by World War II spy sells for over $17,000

One of only two baseballs known to be signed by Moe Berg, a former major league catcher who served as a U.S. spy, sells for $17,029.JTA, 11/15/2016, 6:19 AM

World Series ignites old passions in Judea and Samaria

The Chicago Cubs are facing the Cleveland Indians in a historic World Series, and American Jews in Judea and Samaria care.Andrew Tobin, 11/1/2016, 11:54 PM

How all the Jewish MLB players did in 2016

Many Jewish Major League Baseball players had their best seasons in years during 2016.Ron Kaplan, 10/21/2016, 12:53 AM

Team Israel qualifies for World Baseball Classic

Team Israel defeats Great Britain 9-1, advancing to the World Baseball Classic for the first time.Elad Benari, 9/26/2016, 4:38 AM

Israeli baseball team faces off against Great Britain

Israel faced off against Great Britain in the opening game of the final qualifying round of the World Baseball Classic.ILTV, 9/25/2016, 4:55 AM

Israel's baseball team feels at home playing in Brooklyn

Team Israel aims to reach the next round of the World Baseball Classic.Hillel Kuttler, 9/14/2016, 1:48 AM

The broadcaster

Baseball as a metaphor for life.Rabbi Berel Wein, 9/9/2016, 10:16 AM

3 baseball books from some veteran Jewish observers of the game

Two journalists and the mayor of baseball’s mythical home village of Cooperstown provide their takes about the sport.Hillel Kuttler, 8/12/2016, 12:59 AM

Baseball prospect Alex Bregman to make MLB debut for Astros

Alex Bregman, Jewish player and one of Major League Baseball’s top prospects, has been called up by the Houston Astros.JTA, 7/26/2016, 2:56 AM

12-year-old hurler walks on Shabbat, so his teammates pitch in

Teammates of religiously observant infielder and pitcher carry his gear on Shabbat, so he doesn't have to.Hillel Kuttler, 7/22/2016, 1:28 AM

Jewish ex-major leaguer trying to get back to big show

First baseman Nate Freiman, who played for Israel in the World Baseball Classic, hoping to return to the majors.Hillel Kuttler, 7/1/2016, 3:35 AM

Holocaust survivor sings national anthem at Detroit Tigers game

89-year-old Hermina Hirsch fulfills lifelong dream, sings national anthem at Detroit Tigers-Tampa Bay Rays game.JTA, 5/24/2016, 6:14 AM

America's pastime gets a facelift in Israel from MASA

The IAB, MASA and Destination Israel bring minor league players to Israel to help improve the level of baseball in the country.Raphael Poch, 12/30/2015, 8:48 AM

First Israeli Baseball Player Drafted in the MLB

Arutz Sheva catches Israeli baseball league summer tournament, learns how Israel is 'dominating' Europe and breaking into US.Yoni Kempinski, 6/26/2015, 1:51 PM

Israeli Baseball Comes Roaring into Europe

Israeli homegrown baseball teams battle in youth tournaments in Prague. Under-14 team will battle Spain for 5th place on Sunday.Gedalyah Reback, 4/19/2015, 10:37 AM

Pulitzer Winner, NYU President Talk 'Baseball and God'

Yeshiva University hosts unique conversation with columnist George Will and university president John Sexton.Ari Yashar, 11/25/2014, 8:31 PM

Relax, Israel, America Doesn't Care

If it's not happening in America, it's not happening anywhere. Jack Engelhard, 3/28/2014, 12:38 AM

Israelis Connect to Baseball, Visiting Players Connect to Israel

As the Maccabiah games close, a brief look at the remarkable success of the Israeli baseball team - defeating the US and Canada.Yoni Kempinski, 7/30/2013, 12:18 PM

Super Bowl to be ‘Glatt Kosher’

Touchdown for Glatt Kosher: This winter’s Super Bowl in New Orleans will feature Glatt Kosher hot dogs and other food for the first time. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/23/2012, 5:46 PM

The Yom Kippur Clincher

Even before the famous story of how Jewish baseball legend Sandy Koufax took the holiday off, Yom Kippur and Baseball have been linked, but not so much anymore. The author tries to find a connection Yonatan Sredni, 9/25/2012, 8:10 AM

Spain Takes Revenge, Eliminates Israel from Baseball Finals

Israel struck out from the World Baseball Classic with a surprising 9-7 loss to Spain. "Wait 'til next year."Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/24/2012, 4:42 PM

Israel Beats S. Africa in Baseball Opener

Israel's “national” baseball team beat South Africa late Wednesday in the opening qualifying game of the World Baseball ClassicDavid Lev, 9/20/2012, 1:34 PM

'Team Israel’ Aims for Home Run for Judaism and Zionism

“Team Israel” fields a team of mostly non-Israeli Jews in the World Baseball Classic that may bring players closer to Judaism and Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 9/19/2012, 9:42 PM

White Sox Player: I'll Play for Israel at World Baseball Classic

Chicago White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis said he will play for Team Israel at the World Baseball Classic.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/23/2012, 2:52 PM

US Jews Go to Bat for Israel in World Baseball Classic

American Jewish baseball players are going to bat for Israel and will play for “Team Israel” in the World Baseball Classic this summer. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/24/2012, 10:38 PM

Video: Obama’s Baseball Boo-Boo Draws Boos

Things are getting tough for Obama. Several days after tripping on a step to a stage, a remark on a baseball trade drew boos in Boston.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/26/2012, 2:47 PM

Tigers Alleged Hate-Slurring Fielder Banned 7 Days

Detroit Tigers’ Delmon Young will lose $250,000 in pay by being banned from the field for seven days after being charged with assault.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/1/2012, 12:42 PM

Tigers’ Left Fielder Hurled Anti-Semitic Slurs, Arrested

NY police arrested Detroit Tigers' Delmon Young for allegedly attacking tourists while drunk and hurling anti-Semitic slurs.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/29/2012, 8:43 AM

Major Leaguer Kidnapped, Freed in Venezuela

Venezuelan authorities on Friday ordered a dramatic aerial rescue of a kidnapped native who plays in U.S. Major League Baseball. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/12/2011, 10:24 PM

Israel Scores Home Run with Invite to World Baseball Classic

Israel will be able to field some Major League baseball stars after having received its first-ever invite to the World Baseball Classic in 2013.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/7/2011, 12:16 AM

Kosher Hot Dogs Leading Off at Twins Games

The American baseball season is underway, and at least one player is making a major comeback: The kosher hot dog.Hillel Fendel, 4/4/2011, 10:06 PM