11-year-old Palestinian boy says he stabbed light rail guard ‘to die a martyr’
Militant snacks on snake in new Fatah promotional video
Analysis: The gap between the gov't and military on Palestinian issue has never been bigger
Palestinian shot dead after attempted stabbing attack in West Bank
Rioter killed in clashes with IDF, 100th Palestinian fatality of current terror wave
Ya'alon: We must let West Bank Arabs live as normal lives as possible
State files bribery, theft indictment against Foreign Ministry officials
Israel, Greece, Cyprus likely to hold 3-way gas summit in January
Liberman, Lapid slam Netanyahu's security policies
Dudu Tasa’s roots revisited
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White will light up Ashdod
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11.26.2015 | 14 Kislev, 5776
Pope Francis became the honorary member of the team on Wednesday.
By ARIEL COHEN
The Celebrated European Clubs Will Clash in Two Games As Part of The 2015 Euroleague Basketball World Tour
By MACABI TEL AVIV
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
Hapoel had lost four of five games over all competitions before thrashing Hapoel Eilat 99-73 in BSL action on Saturday to pick up some much-needed confidence.
Yellow-and-blue thrashes Greens by 40 points at Yad Eliyahu in Tabak’s BSL debut.
Josh Duncan led Jerusalem with 25 points, with Bar Timor adding a career-high 23 points for Hapoel, which improved to 5-2.
Croatian believes he can transform team’s fortunes after being unveiled as the new head coach.
Goodes’s assistant Avi Even was at the helm for the final time on Monday and his short tenure ended with a win.
Croat thrilled at joining yellow-and-blue after replacing Guy Goodes at the helm.
Maccabi will pay a buyout estimated at around 100,000 euros to release the 45-year-old former NBA center from his contract at Montakit Fuenlabrada of the Spanish league.
Goodes’s lack of ego is certainly commendable, but Maccabi fans can only regret the fact he didn’t stand his ground considering the team’s results.
Hapoel hosts Volgograd in desperate need of victory to get campaign headed in right direction.
After replacing Oded Katash last week following the team’s three consecutive defeats, Hapoel thrashed Hapoel Eilat 84-61 on the road, dominating from start to finish.
Head coach sent packing by yellow-and-blue after dismal start to the season.
Maccabi Rishon Lezion tied reigning champion Hapoel Jerusalem at 4-1 thanks to a dramatic double-overtime 89-83 victory.
The Israeli champion didn’t trail until 2:21 minutes to play in the game and dropped to yet another dejecting defeat on the road.
Another win over Bamberg on Thursday could help Goodes keep his job for at least another week.
Assistant Sharon Avrahami named as new coach.
Reds must overcome Eliyahu injury and overturn Eurocup slump to climb out of group cellar.
Coach Oded Katash was once more given plenty to mull over, especially after his team capitulated in such embarrassing fashion against an underdog Nahariya side.
“We are proud and excited to play against Maccabi Tel Aviv for the first time in our history,” says Sacchetti.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
Maccabi was handed a harsh reminder of the massive gap it will have to bridge to compete with Europe’s best with last Thursday’s emphatic 100-69 defeat in Moscow.
After suffering humbling defeat in opener, Hapoel beats Neptunas at home to improve to 1-1.
Kiryat Gat is playing in the top flight of Israeli basketball for the first time this season.
The club’s first ever championship banner was raised to the rafters ahead of the start of Saturday’s game and the hosts had little trouble registering the win.
Maccabi and CSKA to meet in the regular season for a 2nd straight year, with the Russians winning both games last term by an average margin of 20.5 points per game.
Israeli champion outplayed by Novgorod in Russia after squandering double-digit lead.
The season’s first overtime was played in Holon where the hosts claimed a tight 94-93 victory over Bnei Herzliya.
Donta Smith led the way for the defending champion with 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists.
After an impressive preseason, the rebuilt Maccabi took some time to find its rhythm on Saturday, but a 15-0 run in the third quarter was enough to secure the win.
Maccabi once more finds itself hoping to reestablish its dominance over its local rivals after failing to claim the championship for the fourth time in eight years last season.
Maccabi entered the game with an 8-0 record this summer after beating Milano 85-79 at the United Center in Chicago three days earlier.
Maccabi improved to 7-0 this summer with the 87-80 victory over Hapoel Eilat in the final of the Winner Cup on Monday.
Maccabi General Manager Danny Federman said the club is thrilled to add another exciting chapter to its long history of play in the US.
Eilat came back from a 0-2 deficit in last season’s semis to claim a 3-2 series win and send Maccabi crashing out before the BSL final for the first time since 1993.
Ness Ziona no rival for yellow-and-blue; Rishon awaits in semis after win over Holon.
The blue-and-white progressed past the first round of the European Championships for the first time since 2007.
The Israeli team succumbed to a superior, more talented Italy, losing 82-52.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
After impressive group phase, blue-and-white aims to reach last eight for the first time in 12 years.
A win in the last 16 will mean the team will have two opportunities to progress to the qualifying tournament, which will take place next July.
The national team entered the game brimming with confidence after upsetting Russia and Finland to start the European Championships.
Everything seemed to fall into place in the promising 76-73 victory over Russia in Saturday’s opener, and Israel recorded yet another impressive win against Finland.
Casspi and Eliyahu combine for 28 points in second-half comeback to lead national team to 1-0.
Israel won just one of eight preparation games, showing little of the promise that saw it claim its qualifying group last summer for the first time since 2001.
Israel’s national basketball team has rarely entered the European Championships with lower expectations.
Israel faces Russia in its European Championships opener in Montpellier, France on Saturday.
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.
“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.
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.
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