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Israeli Paralympic swimmer breaks world record by 6 seconds

The event was moved to London after Malaysia refused to let Israelis compete.

Malaysian PM at Cambridge: My Jewish friends are not like other Jews

Speaking at Cambridge Union, Mahathir Mohamad said that he would invade Israel if he could.

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Olympic coach stands up for Israeli swimmers banned from Malaysia

Award-winning Polish swim coach Bart Kizierowski vows not to train Malaysian athletes if Israelis are banned from their country.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/02/2019
Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysia's PM: 'The world obeys Israel, we don't'

Mahathir said that Malaysia has the right “to voice our own feelings and to have our own policies.”

28/01/2019
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Australian politician: Malaysian PM 'bigot' for banning Israeli athletes

Member of Parliament Michael Danby called on Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to host the Paralympics swimmers in Australia instead.

Malaysia reaffirms ban on Israeli athletes

Days after vowing to bar Israelis, Malaysia reaffirms ban on athletes for event.

By REUTERS
16/01/2019

Another great achievement for Israel’s Pezaro in the pool

It was the 21st medal in the illustrious career of the 31-year-old Israeli swimmer.

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
15/08/2018

Paralyzed man finishes London Marathon aided by Israeli robotic suit

The London Marathon dubbed him #SpiritofLondon award winner for 2018, and despite not winning any official medals, he received numerous donation medals from spectators and supporters.

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Health advisory issued to attendees of the Olympics in S. Korea

Depending on the passenger’s immune status, he or she should be vaccinated against hepatitis A, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, chickenpox, mumps and measles.

Avi De-Pilosof (left) will be making his return to true competition on Friday when he participates i

Israeli marathoner dreams of Paralympic success

Despite Israel’s Paralympic success and reputation in rehabilitation through sports, specialized racing wheelchairs are not available in the country, so De Pilosof imported it himself.

03/01/2018
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