competition

Eurovision changes voting for finalists - will Israel's chances suffer?

Viewers from countries not taking part in Eurovision will be able to vote for the first time ever – a move that could affect Israel’s prospects of winning the contest.

Israelis head to Qatar by the thousands ahead of World Cup

WORLD CUP AFFAIRS: Israeli soccer fans are going global for sports’ biggest event.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
18/11/2022

These are the Jewish NHL players to watch this season

The first puck drops on Friday, ironically in Prague, in a match between the Nashville Predators and the San Jose Sharks.

By EVELYN FRICK/JTA
08/10/2022
Poker cards and chips

Call it: Has a cheating scandal hit the world of poker?

Poker veteran Garrett "Gman" Adelstein accused newcomer Robbi Jade Lew of cheating after her upset victory in Hustler Casino Live poker. What happened?

Djokovic thrills crowd to reach Tel Aviv Watergen Open semi-finals

Serbian ace overcomes friend and rival Vasek Pospisil of Canada and will face Roman Safiullin on Saturday; Marin Cilic will face Constant Lestienne in second semi-final.

By ORI LEWIS
30/09/2022

Erlich ends competitive career in tears

Tel Aviv tennis fans disappointed as doubles specialist pulls out of Djokovic pairing with back injury

By ORI LEWIS
29/09/2022

How did Israelis get hooked on Rubik’s cube?

The Israeli Rubik’s Cube Championship, which took place in Rehovot, in cooperation with the Weizmann Institute of Science, attracted hundreds of participants. 

By ILANA SHTOTLAND
17/09/2022

Israeli Yeshiva student wins silver medal at International Olympiad of Informatics

Eitan Elbaum, 17, competed against 346 students from 90 countries across the globe in the contest, which featured complex programming questions.

Lina Glushko balances Israel's US Open hopes on her racket

Lina, 22, now ranked No. 215 in the world, is about to become the only Israeli female at the US Open Tennis Championships, taking place in New York from August 29-September 11. 

By HOWARD BLAS
23/08/2022

Noa Kirel officially announces that she will represent Israel in Eurovision 2023

No information has been released in regards to what song Kirel will sing at the competition, but the singer will have full artistic control over the song choice.

10/08/2022
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