israeli olympic team

Orthodox ice skater Hailey Kops went from Yeshiva to Olympics

A Modern Orthodox Jew from West Orange, New Jersey, Kops had plans to attend nursing school before being offered a chance to vie for a spot on Israel's Olympic team.

By HILLEL KUTTLER/ JTA
25/01/2022

This is why Israel’s female athletes are so fierce

The woman who supervises the promotion of women in sports at the Culture and Sport Ministry, Nurit Sharvit, explains what might be behind the success of Israel's female Olympic athletes.

By ILANA SHTOTLAND
14/09/2021

Olympics: Russian team attacks Ashram's win, Israel fires back

In 2018, Russian Dina Averina won gold in the world championships after dropping her ribbon, while Israeli Linoy Ashram won silver. Back then, the ROC had no complaints about the score.

Ashram's lead over Russian was 'simply enormous' - Olympic judge explains

"I am satisfied with the score I gave," Ukrainian Olympic Judge Lydia Vinogradnaya said on Monday.

Israeli International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) team 2021 Jusidman Science Center Ben Gurion Universit

Israeli high schoolers rake in medals in Physics Olympics

The competition celebrates the significance of physics and aims to encourage the study of science and technology among high school students worldwide.

Olympics: Rhythmic Gymnast Linoy Ashram wins gold medal for Israel

Nikol Zelikman places 7th with impressive finish on ribbon exercise • Team Israel qualifies for group all-around Rhythmic Gymnastics final held on Sunday

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN , IDAN ZONSHINE
08/08/2021

Israeli marathon runner Chemtai Salpeter loses top finish due to cramp

Israeli runner Chemtai Salpeter had been in 4th place throughout the race before stopping temporarily, 4 km. from the finish line, leading her to an eventual 66th place finish.

Israeli athletes head into home stretch in final Tokyo weekend

Rhythmic gymnast Linoy Ashram hopes to win big with the rest of her team, and Israel's runners prepare to go the distance in athletics.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
05/08/2021

Israeli judokas revel in redemptive Olympic bronze medal as a unified team

The Olympic Games proves who the cream of the crop really is and in this case, the Israeli team rather than the individuals rose to the top.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
03/08/2021
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