Burik, who was raised as a Reform Jew, with a Jewish mother and Catholic father, chose St. Ignatius College Prep’s team instead of the fourth-best public school in Illinois, Whitney Young, because of St. Ignatius’ “faith-based learning.”
(JTA) — The social media sites of Hollywood actress and writer Lena Dunham have not been updated since she apologized on them to football star Odell Beckham Jr. for making “narcissistic assumptions” about how he acted when seated with her at a dinner. Dunham, the creator and star of the HBO series “Girls,” issued the apology…
Talk about zaftig. Both Geoff and Mitchell were too big to join their local youth football leagues, each one weighing in at over 230 pounds and standing over 6’4” at just 15.
Real patriotism means criticizing America when it needs criticizing, Lana Adler argues.
Miko Grimes, the outspoken wife of Tampa Bay Buccaneers player, got into some hot water on Twitter after she used anti-Semitic language to critique the Jewish owners of her husband’s former team.
Following eight years of struggle, an Israeli mother named Adina Porat finally received a Jewish writ of divorce, or get, earlier this month, bringing back into the headlines the plight of “agunot” — so-called chained women trapped in marriages and unable to move on because their husbands refuse to grant a divorce.
Ohio State has a tough task to repeat as college football’s national champions. Jacoby Boren will be in the middle of the fight as the squad’s Jewish center and newly named co-captain.
Canada’s professional football league has fined a player for posting anti-Semitic material on his Twitter account.
Instead of being annoyed that the start date of the 2015 NFL season falls on Erev Rosh Hashanah, what if Jewish football fans pushed to integrate the holiday into the opening game broadcasts?
When Alexander “Ali” Marpet and Jake Fuerst went on a camel ride during a Birthright trip to Israel last summer, the animal brayed loudly in displeasure at the 467 pounds of young men perched on its back.