Team Israel

Brad Ausmus and Kevin Youkilis join Team Israel coaching staff for 2023 World Baseball Classic

The arrival of former MLB All-Stars Brad Ausmus and Kevin Youkilis was announce by team manage Ian Kinsler, himself a former Jewish MLB All-Star.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA

Team Israel to boast current MLBers on its World Baseball Classic roster

The MLB will permit players to compete in the World Baseball Classic only if they are citizens of the country they represent or eligible to become one.


Tyler Herron, former Team Israel pitcher, dies at 35

During a 16-year career, Tyler Herron, former Team Israel pitcher, played for several minor league teams.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA

Behind the silver lining for blue-and-white baseball

Israel caps off stellar summer on the diamond with second-place finish at European Championships in Torino

Baseball: Israel loses European Championship to Netherlands, wins silver

The Dutch take the gold, downing Israel 9-4 with a late-inning comeback.

Baseball: Israel beats Russia to open European Championship

Team Israel faces France on Monday at 5:00 p.m. Israel time before completing its first round of championship play against England on Tuesday morning. 

Israeli basketball story by Joshua Halickman on page 11 – Picture of Israeli guard Ron Zipper

Zipper opens eyes at FIBA U18 tournament

Israeli teen from Ashkelon comes out of nowhere to take MVP in first taste with National Team.


Team Israel’s baseball manager quits after a disappointing Olympics

Team Israel failed to medal in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics, finishing fifth with a squad of nearly all Americans.


Victory in Tokyo: Israeli judo team brings home bronze

Israel's judo team saw victory against the ROC, finishing with a score of 4:1, taking home Israel's second bronze medal of Tokyo 2020.

Olympics: Yoav Cohen comes first in Men's Windsurfer - fails to win medal

Despite winning Saturday's race, Cohen did not make up enough lost ground to win a bronze medal, losing out to China's Kun Bi.

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