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The eight greatest Jewish sport miracles of all time - opinion

Our only criteria? Each Jewish sports moment had to feel miraculous — think underdogs, defying all odds, incredible feats of athletic skill. 

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA , EMILY BURACK/JTA
04/12/2021

Gold medalist Linoy Ashram reflects on her Olympic whirlwind

This summer, Linoy Ashram became the first Israeli woman to win an Olympic gold medal, in any sport.

By EMILY BURACK/JTA
19/11/2021

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

Israel's golden pair: Linoy Ashram and Artem Dolgopyat

No. 47 on The Jerusalem Post's Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2021: Israeli Olympic gold medalists Artem Dolgopyat and Linoy Ashram.

By Uriel Sturm
13/09/2021

Olympic Committee of Israel celebrates Tokyo success, memorializes Munich 11

The Olympic Committee of Israel gathered the local media in its offices for a press conference on Tuesday to review the recently completed Tokyo Games.

Israel rejoices after its best Olympic performance ever

Since the Jewish state began competing in the Olympics in 1952, it had won only seven medals, never more than two at one venue. Now that seven is 11! 

18/08/2021

Wrapping up Israel’s remarkable Olympics

Four medals, including 2 golds, outshine any disappointing results by blue-and-white athletes.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
10/08/2021

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.

Israel should work for future Olympic glory - editorial

Israel’s participants reached a total of 18 finals that allowed them to vie for a podium finish. That was almost double what had been predicted before the Games.

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