Study: Americans make up 15% of settler population in West Bank
Israel hits back at Swiss envoy's 'ugly act' in showing Netanyahu bird droppings cartoon
Switzerland regrets cartoon showing doves defecating on Netanyahu
‘Borderline corruption’ alleged against haredi political parties, chief rabbi
Jerusalem once again celebrates sacred music
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Tour Israel: Up, up and (almost) away
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Gerbi’s Worlds medal hopes dashed in quarterfinals
Maccabi Tel Aviv dealt daunting yet fair draw
Israel’s national football team heads to Spain for first int'l showdown
‘Homeland’ creator to direct film on Israel’s rescue of Ethiopian Jews
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08.29.2015 | 14 Elul, 5775
Pope Francis became the honorary member of the team on Wednesday.
By ARIEL COHEN
Reveling in Hapoel Jerusalem’s victory, the triumph of a stormy season, even in the face of a Euroleague snub.
By ALLON SINAI
News from around the capital city.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Israel will play three games in as many days in Zagreb, facing Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday before playing Estonia on Thursday and Croatia on Friday.
Chickens were being transported without a permit.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“This was the best lesson we could have received ahead of the European Championships."
Despite committing 19 turnovers, Serbia cruised to the win and Israel will require a much-improved performance on Sunday to have any chance of forcing a close game when the teams meet again.
The blue-and-white suffered a 75-58 loss to Macedonia on Friday and displayed only little improvement against Ukraine, despite making a late run to cut the margin.
Israel is hoping to host the next B-Pool tournament in the summer of 2017.
By JROAST SPORTS STAFF
Captain Halperin and forward Pnini, who were both starters in last summer’s qualifying campaign, were ruled out last week.
As part of their visit, Casspi and friends will also hold a basketball clinic with Maccabi Tel Aviv’s youth department on Wednesday.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Only four players from last season are guaranteed to be back for 2015/16, with Yogev Ohayon, Devin Smith, Sylven Landesberg and Guy Pnini all under contract
Maccabi’s roster is undergoing a complete overhaul after failing to reach the BSL final for the first time since 1993.
"I'm very excited, happy to have received this opportunity and ready for the big challenge," says Farmar.
Hours after agreeing personal terms with Dagan Yivzori, Jerusalem was stunned to discover that the Israeli sharp-shooter had signed a contract with Maccabi on Thursday.
Israel’s Under-19 national women’s side met a team assembled from female members of Knesset in an exhibition match at Malha Arena in Jerusalem
Everything seemed to be in place for the 27-year-old point guard to shine on the NBA stage, but time and again, his hopes disintegrated in heartbreaking fashion.
Maccabi Tel Aviv remains the only Israeli club guaranteed a place in the Euroleague regular season as one of 11 teams with an A license.
Capital’s club claims first league title in team history with second straight victory over Hapoel Eilat.
‘As a guy who lives in Jerusalem, it’s great to be part of the excitement going on,’ says fan.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
There is little doubt that Jerusalem has been the best team in the country over recent months, and barring an unexpected collapse, Danny Franco’s men will be rewarded with the BSL shield Thursday.
Rampant Reds take first-leg in Eilat by 15 points to close in on first BSL championship.
Reds enter two-game series with high hopes of capturing first BSL title, but not taking Southerners lightly.
Yellow-and-blue’s first BSL semifinal defeat in 22 years leaves many questions to be answered.
After trailing semifinals 2-0, Southerners storm back with three straight over yellow-and-blue ;Jerusalem up next.
Both Maccabi and Hapoel Jerusalem held 2-0 leads in the semis at the time and the yellow-andblue clearly had no doubt it would complete the job in Game 3.
Southerners tie semifinal series at 2-2 after impressive home victory; deciding match on Wednesday.
Stephen Curry scored 37 points and the Warriors withstood a 40-point triple-double from LeBron James to grab a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Jerusalem opened a double- digit gap in the first quarter and never looked back, improving to 6-0 in the post-season and registering its 21st win from the past 23 BSL games overall.
Yellow-and-blue fails to complete sweep; J’lem looking to clinch place in final tonight.
Cleveland never trailed in the game and led by as many as 20 points late in the third quarter to finish with a 96-91 victory.
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry sports a tattoo in Hebrew of a biblical verse.
Reds withstand last-gasp rally from hosts to notch one-point triumph, take 2-0 lead in semifinals.
Eilat entered the encounter with high hopes after giving the yellow-and-blue a run for its money in Game 1 at Yad Eliyahu Arena.
Jeremy Pargo ensured Maccabi got the semis off to a winning start last Wednesday, scoring 32 points in a 91-82 victory at Yad Eliyahu Arena.
Pargo’s 13 points in the third quarter, including three straight triples, opened a double-digit gap which Eilat couldn’t erase.
The tight series ultimately came down to the final quarter and it was Khalif Wyatt who proved to be the difference maker.
Hapoel Holon managed to hold Maccabi Rishon Lezion star Shawn Dowson to just nine points last night, but Rishon still claimed a 93-81 win to wrap up the BSL quarterfinal series.
Holon is hoping to force a Game 5 at home with the aim of becoming just the second team to come back from a 0-2 deficit in a playoff series.
On Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers crushed the Atlanta Hawks 118-88 to complete a 4-0 sweep of the Eastern Conference Final and will now head to the national finals.
Strong second half sees yellow-and-blue clinch sweep against Ness Ziona.
NBA coach David Blatt takes the title this year.
Three days after its humbling loss in Game 1, Maccabi Haifa beat Hapoel Eilat 76-68 at Romema Arena on Wednesday night to tie the best-of-five BSL quarterfinal series at 1-1.
Jerusalem ended the regular season with 15 victories from its final 17 games, but was made to dig deep by a gritty opponent on Sunday, only ultimately clinching the win in the final minute.
Maccabi Tel Aviv is currently the only Israeli club guaranteed a place in the Euroleague regular season as one of 11 teams with an A license.
Hapoel Jerusalem coach Danny Franco is expecting a tight series for his club against Hapoel Tel Aviv in the BSL quarterfinals.
Mac TA to face Ness Ziona, J’lem to play Hap TA, Holon versus Rishon, Eilat up against Haifa.
Yellow-and-blue returns to winning ways and remains on course to clinch first place.
It was just five years ago that the team was celebrating its second championship after beating Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Final Four title game following a win over Hapoel Jerusalem in the semis.
Gilboa’s 87-82 defeat to Hapoel Holon at Gan Ner saw the northerners fall to an 8-23 record.
Greens hand Mac TA third loss in four contests, Ashdod still not safe after setback against Nahariya.
Gilboa can’t even do anything about it, as the northerners will not be in action until Monday night when they host Hapoel Holon.
After three tight quarters, Mac TA pulls ahead in final frame; J’lem notches seventh straight victory.
There are few teams at which you can go from hero to zero faster than Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball club.
Hapoel Tel Aviv returned to winning ways in timely fashion on Tuesday night, beating Maccabi Rishon Lezion 80-69 at the Drive-In Arena to snap a four-game losing streak.
Road rout of Ness Ziona gives Reds slight edge over Mac TA in standings despite two more losses.
Haifa improved to a 14-15 record with an 86-78 win over Nahariya (11-18), its sixth victory in the past eight games.
Promising basketball star falls in 1973 Kippur War.
Quarterfinal sweep by Fenerbahce, punctuated by overtime clincher in Tel Aviv, leaves yellow-and-blue forlorn.
Rishon strengthened its hold on third place with a 77-71 win over Ironi Ness Ziona.
Tel Aviv’s reign as champ over as relentless Fener finishes off series with thrilling OT triumph at Yad Eliyahu.
Mac TA cautiously optimistic at home, down 0-2 to Fener with Euroleague campaign hanging by a thread.
Team to finish season in last place will be demoted to the National League.
Yellow-and-blue down 2-0 in best-of-five series with Turks dominating Game 2 in Istanbul
Game 2 of Euroleague quarterfinal vs host Fenerbahce essentially a must-win for yellow-and-blue.
The 26-year-old Israeli led his team to victory over the Lakers in Sacramento’s final home game of the season on Monday.
Jeremy Pargo was excellent for Maccabi with 25 points and eight rebounds, but star forward Devin Smith experienced an off night.
Rishon deals yellow-and-blue 20-point loss in local action before opening series against Fenerbahce.
26-year-old Israeli likely takes significant step towards receiving the contract extension he is hoping for from the Sacramento Kings.
After recent Euroleague slump, yellow-and-blue in danger of missing quarterfinals for first time in six years.
Casspi, the Yavne native, has enjoyed a revival of sorts ever since George Karl took over as head coach earlier this season.
When you are 2.17-meters tall it is hard to fly under the radar.
Devin Smith is set to become Maccabi Tel Aviv’s longest serving foreign player after signing a contract extension until the end of the 2017/18 season on Tuesday.
Hapoel topped 90 points for a third straight game.
Raviv Limonad had 18 points for Hapoel, which fell to 14-12.
Yellow-and-blue struggles against Galatasaray but ultimately ekes out victory at Yad Eliyahu.
After recent slump, yellow-and-blue’s quarterfinal prospects on the line against Turks at Yad Eliyahu.
The players, the coaches and the fans all know it’s a mistake.
Perhaps more than anyone else, Shelef was responsible for the resurrection of Hapoel Tel Aviv.
Friday night’s showdown with Real Madrid in the Spanish capital could have hardly come at a worst timing for the yellow-and-blue.
Maccabi entered the game on the back of a 17-game BSL winning streak and also outplayed Jerusalem in the State Cup final last month.
Hapoel Tel Aviv dominates in fourth quarter in win over Nahariya.
After three defeats in four Euroleague games, yellow-and-blue must beat Lithuanians in Tel Aviv.
Arik Henig, the sportswriter and filmmaker who brought NBA TV broadcasts to Israel 30 years ago, is about to publish a book on the subject.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Mac TA has little trouble beating Eilat for 17th consecutive BSL win; red-hot Nahariya edges Holon.
The 31-year-old American forward has become the heart and soul of the yellow-and-blue in recent seasons.
After three tight quarters, Holon took a four-point gap (59- 55) into the final 10 minutes, before slowly but surely increasing the margin.
Yellow-and-blue cruises against Rishon; Hapoel keeps pace after outplaying Eilat on the road.
Maccabi counting on Greek center Sofoklis Schortsanitis to regain top form.
Mac TA survives scare against Ashdod; J’lem steamrolls Holon for fifth straight win.
Hapoel suffered surprise setbacks in its past two contests, against Ashdod and Rishon Lezion, but improved to 12-9 by dominating Ness Ziona.
Jerusalem team bounces back with win over Ironi Ness Ziona.
“Our goal is to reach the playoffs,” says Guy Goodes.
Holon entered the game on the back of three consecutive league wins and six victories from its past seven contests.
The basketball face off between Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Jerusalem is a clash between Old Money Nation and Start-up Nation.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Jewish basketball star Dolph Schayes stood tall above the rest amid the rise of the professional game.
By HERSCHY KATZ
Israeli basketball will never be the same after the untimely death of Uri Shelef.