Paralympics

Israeli Paralympic champion tragically passes away age 70

Namer Wolf, the Paralympic champion that reigned supreme throughout the 80s, has passed away at 70 years old.

By YANIV TOCHMAN/MA'ARIV ONLINE
15/02/2022

Israeli athlete wins world para-taekwondo championship

Asaf Yasur, who lost both his hands after a terrible, life-threatening electrocution accident before his 13th birthday, won the gold and title of champion for the Men’s under-58 kilogram.

Israel's Paralympian made aliyah alone from France at 17

Pascale Bercovitch made aliyah from France at age 17 with no money, no friends, and no legs. That didn't stop her at all.

By HOWARD BLAS
02/12/2021

What’s behind the success of the Israeli Olympics, Paralympics teams?

Soon, these elite athletes will resume high-level training for the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, Paris, 2024. And as usual, most of the training will take place out of sight.

By HOWARD BLAS
22/09/2021

President Herzog hosts Israeli Tokyo Paralympics athletes

“You brought the whole people of Israel some extremely happy and moving moments," President Herzog told the 33 Paralympic athletes.

14 Days: Gilboa Jailbreak

Israeli news highlights from the past two weeks.

13/09/2021

Paralympic champions are Israel's unsung heroes

Let's reflect on the achievements of our Paralympian athletes, who this Sunday concluded their participation in the Tokyo Games.

Double gold for Shalabi

Israeli-Arab swimmer Iyad Shalabi won a second gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games on Thursday, in the 50-meter backstroke. 

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
02/09/2021

American Jewish athlete wins Paralympic table tennis gold

Jewish American Ian Seidenfeld, just 20 years old, upset the world No. 1 to win gold in table tennis at the Tokyo Paralympics on Saturday.

By EMILY BURACK/JTA
31/08/2021

Paralympics 2021: Israel rises to 7 medals, 4 gold

Israeli swimmers Ami Omer Dadaon and Mark Malyar won Israel a gold and a bronze medal on Monday.

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