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Israeli gold medalist isn't Jewish, his mother says

Israeli gold medalist isn't Jewish, his mother says

Artem Dolgopyat, the second Israeli gold medalist in history, isn't Jewish, his mother says. 'But his father's family is entirely Jewish'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 22:10
These Jewish athletes have won medals at the Tokyo Olympics

These Jewish athletes have won medals at the Tokyo Olympics

Israel's Avishag Semberg was the first Jewish medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, with two more medalists thus far.Emily Burack, JTA, 30/07/2021 13:46
How's Russia competing in the Olympics despite its doping ban?

How's Russia competing in the Olympics despite its doping ban?

In 2019, Russia was banned from international sporting events for 4 years but 335 Russian athletes are participating in the Tokyo Games.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 14:47
Australian Jewish kayaker Jessica Fox wins bronze — again — at Tokyo Olympics

Australian Jewish kayaker Jessica Fox wins bronze — again — at Tokyo Olympics

Jessica Fox wins second bronze medal in kayaking, after taking third in 2016 Rio Games.Emily Burack, JTA, 28/07/2021 07:58
Jewish vaulter Lilia Akhaimova helps Russia to gymnastics gold medal in Tokyo

Jewish vaulter Lilia Akhaimova helps Russia to gymnastics gold medal in Tokyo

Lilia Akhaimova, a Russian Jewish gymnast, helps Team Russia earn group score netting them an Olympic gold medal.Emily Burack, JTA, 28/07/2021 07:08
Two athletes test positive for COVID at Olympic Games despite heightened health measures

Two athletes test positive for COVID at Olympic Games despite heightened health measures

Tokyo Olympics organizers reported 7 new COVID-19 cases at the Games, including two athletes, bringing the total number since July 1 to 155.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 17:13
Second judoka drops out of Olympics rather than face Israeli

Second judoka drops out of Olympics rather than face Israeli

Sudan's Mohamed Abdalrasool weighs in for match but fails to show up for bout against Israeli judoka Tohar Butbul at Tokyo Olympics.Dan Verbin, 26/07/2021 21:30
Herzog to Avishag Semberg: You made history

Herzog to Avishag Semberg: You made history

President congratulates winner of bronze medal in taekwondo: You brought great pride to the State of Israel. A big hug from all of us.Orli Harari, 25/07/2021 06:46
Israeli takes home Tokyo Olympics' first medal

Israeli takes home Tokyo Olympics' first medal

Avishag Semberg, 19, is Israel's youngest-ever Olympic medalist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2021 20:42
Unprecedented memorial ceremony for 1972 Israeli Olympic team

Unprecedented memorial ceremony for 1972 Israeli Olympic team

For the first time ever, the Olympics' opening ceremony included a memorial ceremony for the murdered Israeli team.Arutz Sheva Staff , 23/07/2021 15:55
Watch Live: Tokyo Olympics kick off

Watch Live: Tokyo Olympics kick off

Despite public health concerns about the games, the Olympics are still running.Arutz Sheva Staff , 23/07/2021 15:08
Olympics official: 'Let’s play the genocide of the Jews'

Olympics official: 'Let’s play the genocide of the Jews'

Tokyo Olympics creative director fired over 1990s comedy skit mocking the Holocaust.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 22/07/2021 07:23
Tokyo Olympics to take place without spectators

Tokyo Olympics to take place without spectators

Move comes following COVID-19 resurgence which has forced Japan to declare a state of emergency in the capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2021 04:05
Will COVID cause cancellation of rescheduled Tokyo Olympics?

Will COVID cause cancellation of rescheduled Tokyo Olympics?

Tokyo Summer Games, rescheduled from last March, may go ahead with restrictions in place. However, some are pushing for their cancellation.Dan Verbin, 06/04/2021 02:07
New date set for postponed Tokyo Olympics

New date set for postponed Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics, which were postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, will begin on July 23 next year.Ben Ariel, 31/03/2020 03:04
How will Tokyo Olympics take place in wake of coronavirus?

How will Tokyo Olympics take place in wake of coronavirus?

Two plans suggest solutions for holding Tokyo Olympics as the world struggles to manage coronavirus outbreak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2020 09:04
Direct flights to the 'Land of the Rising Sun'

Direct flights to the 'Land of the Rising Sun'

El Al launches sale as it offers first-ever tickets for Tel Aviv-Tokyo flights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2019 16:30
El Al launches direct flights to Tokyo

El Al launches direct flights to Tokyo

Direct Tokyo-Tel Aviv flights to take between 11 and 12.5 hours.Ido Ben Porat, 29/05/2019 13:31
One dead in stabbing attack near Tokyo

One dead in stabbing attack near Tokyo

Man with knife attacks commuters at bus stop in Kawasaki, wounding at least 19. One child and the attacker himself reported dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2019 05:30
9 injured in possible terror attack in Tokyo

9 injured in possible terror attack in Tokyo

Police say attacker had 'intent to murder' as he rammed his car into people celebrating New Year's on crowded Tokyo street.David Rosenberg, 01/01/2019 08:38
Japanese department store chain banned Golan Heights wine

Japanese department store chain banned Golan Heights wine

Major Japanese department store chain banned Israeli wine from Golan Heights from Mediterranean food and wine event.JTA, 04/06/2018 14:26
Israel-Arab peace talks in Tokyo?

Israel-Arab peace talks in Tokyo?

Japan invites Netanyahu, Abbas to meet him and Jared Kushner in Tokyo to restart peace talks.JTA, 26/12/2017 18:42
Japan turns to Israel's anti-terror expertise ahead of Olympics

Japan turns to Israel's anti-terror expertise ahead of Olympics

Japanese security, intel agencies look to Israel for anti-terror expertise in preparing for 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2017 11:06
Jewish equestrian champion killed

Jewish equestrian champion killed

Rebecca Weisbrod, 21, lost her life on the training tracks of New York.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2016 16:29
19 killed in knife attack in Japan

19 killed in knife attack in Japan

19 killed in stabbing rampage in center for disabled people outside Tokyo. Attacker said he wanted to rid the world of the disabled.Ben Ariel, 26/07/2016 05:45
Bibi Rejects Claims of Helping Adelson in Japan

Bibi Rejects Claims of Helping Adelson in Japan

Likud party slams 'false report' in Haaretz claiming Netanyahu tried to advance interests of businessman confidante while in Tokyo.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 05/02/2015 20:50
After Boston Marathon, Tokyo Police Prep to Run

After Boston Marathon, Tokyo Police Prep to Run

Police to take part in Tokyo marathon to prevent attacks, following ISIS Japanese hostage beheadings and growing terror awareness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2015 12:18
Landmark Israel-Japan Alliance Plan Passes

Landmark Israel-Japan Alliance Plan Passes

Comprehensive plan involving many ministries to solidify Israeli ties with Japan, as PM unveils alliance policy with Japan-China-India.Ari Yashar, 06/01/2015 16:04
Arrest Made in Anne Frank Diaries Vandalism Case

Arrest Made in Anne Frank Diaries Vandalism Case

Tokyo announces arrest in anti-Semitic vandalism case, motive still unknown.Tova Dvorin, 14/03/2014 10:09
Anne Frank House Donates Copies of Diary to Japan

Anne Frank House Donates Copies of Diary to Japan

Anne Frank House donates to Japanese libraries following the vandalism of hundreds of copies of Frank's diary.Elad Benari and AFP, 09/03/2014 04:32
Israeli Embassy Donates New Anne Frank Diaries

Israeli Embassy Donates New Anne Frank Diaries

Copies of diary torn in Tokyo vandalism spree replaced by embassy, 300 copies to make up for 308 ruined books.Ari Yashar, 26/02/2014 16:13
Japan Ready Against North Korean Nuclear Missiles

Japan Ready Against North Korean Nuclear Missiles

Japan is preparing for a potential North Korean nuclear missile attack – or a missile test. Chana Ya'ar, 10/04/2013 11:13
Rare Tornado Storms Past Tokyo, Kills 1

Rare Tornado Storms Past Tokyo, Kills 1

A 14-year-old was killed Sunday when a rare tornado raced through Tsukuba city, some 40 miles (60 km) northeast of Tokyo.Chana Ya'ar, 07/05/2012 00:12