(JTA) — Jewish-American Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman has been named to the U.S. women’s gymnastics team. Raisman, 22, will compete in her second Olympics when she heads to the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She earned two gold medals in the 2012 games in London: for floor exercise and one as part…
Once the music started playing — not the “Hava Nagila” tune that made her the Jewish poster child of the London Games, but something equally folksy — Aly Raisman tumbled right out of bounds. On her first bit of gymnastics at her comeback World Championships here last month, she had quickly incurred a major setback.
Jewish two-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman’s bare-all photo for ESPN’s magazine might make you blush. But in the world of nude photography, her shoot may be as tznius as it gets.
The 19th Maccabiah Games came to a close in Jerusalem.
U.S. Olympian Aly Raisman lit the torch at the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah Games, which features a record number of nearly 9,000 athletes.
‘Golden girl’ gymnast Aly Raisman will lead a parade of more than 8,000 athletes from around the world to Israel next week for the 19th Maccabiah Games in which they will compete, mingle, and display their Jewish heritage.