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Omer Landau, Israel's pro-boxing champion

Omer Landau, Israel's pro-boxing champion

In 2020 , “OL7”,  the king of Israeli boxing, will be heading back to the ring.Sponsored Content, 15/01/2020 09:09
'Choose between Shabbat and being a boxing champion'

'Choose between Shabbat and being a boxing champion'

Head of yeshiva high school describes student's difficult dilemma preventing him from winning medal because of Torah observance.Avishai Segal, 12/03/2018 22:06
PA boxer refuses to compete against Israeli

PA boxer refuses to compete against Israeli

Palestinian Arab boxer could face penalty for refusing to compete against Israel’s 16-year-old Thai boxing champion.Neri Weiss, 09/08/2017 04:14
In death, IDF soldier saves five lives

In death, IDF soldier saves five lives

IDF soldier and Israeli youth boxing champ Ofek Klugman dies in car accident. Five patients saved with donated organs from his remains.Uzi Baruch, 31/07/2017 11:23
Boxing rabbi Yuri Foreman loses title bout - on Shabbat

Boxing rabbi Yuri Foreman loses title bout - on Shabbat

Ordained Orthodox rabbi and boxer has first fight on Shabbat, losing bid for title.JTA, 15/01/2017 19:41
Argentine boxer wins world title on return to ring

Argentine boxer wins world title on return to ring

Argentine Jewish boxer Carolina Raquel Duer wins the interim International Boxing Federation’s world bantamweight title.JTA, 29/08/2016 04:12
Klitschko: Tyson Fury "sounded like Hitler"

Klitschko: Tyson Fury "sounded like Hitler"

Tyson Fury criticized by boxing rival Wladimir Klitschko for hateful remarks ahead of next month's fightArutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2016 15:50
Syrian boxer refuses to face off against Israeli

Syrian boxer refuses to face off against Israeli

Syrian boxer bows out of a qualifying round for the Olympics because he would have had to face off against Israeli.Ben Ariel, 20/06/2016 05:45
Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali passes away at 74

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali passes away at 74

Three-time world champion, man of principle Muhammad Ali died in hospital, while surrounded by his family.Orli Harari, 04/06/2016 20:51
Boxing world champ: Jerusalem is my favorite city

Boxing world champ: Jerusalem is my favorite city

In visit to Israel, Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao reveals he is learning Hebrew, and recites Priestly Blessing.Ari Yashar, 20/11/2015 10:35
Jewish Boxer's Dilemma: Weigh In on Sabbath?

Jewish Boxer's Dilemma: Weigh In on Sabbath?

As tens of thousands waited, Akiva Finkelstein of Bet El, Israel’s light welterweight champion, had only to step on the scale.Baruch Gordon, 16/12/2012 20:00