football

What Hank Greenberg’s friendship with Jackie Robinson can teach us today

Who would have imagined that some 70 years after the Greenberg-Robinson exchange, it would be an African-American athlete who would call out his own community on prejudice against Jews?

By RABBI ELLIOT COSGROVE/JTA
14/07/2020
Former college footballer makes life-saving catch to rescue boy from fire

The three-year-old was plummeting to the ground when Philip Blanks dived in to catch him.

Holocaust survivor invites Eagles' DeSean Jackson to Auschwitz

The invitation was posted on Twitter by From The Depths, an organization that seeks to protect the memory of the Holocaust, of which Mosberg is honorary chairman.

08/07/2020
Eagles' Jackson apologizes after posting antisemitic messages

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was accused to publishing derogatory social media posts.

By REUTERS
07/07/2020
Washington Redskins to explore future of football team's name

In a statement, the team said the organization has held "initial discussions" with the league recently about the name.

By REUTERS
03/07/2020
Maccabi Tel Aviv crowned Israeli champion

Derby rout clinches back-to-back titles for yellow-and-blue. Mac Haifa edges Hapoel Beersheba.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
28/06/2020
Former NFL player, NASA astronaut talks space and racism with Bill Nye

Melvin said that he could deeply relate to the death of George Floyd and the great anger this tragedy ignited among black people in the US.

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