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.
On Rosh Hashanah, according to the liturgy, our fate is written in the Book of Life.
Ed Sabol, founder of NFL Films, died Monday at his home in Arizona. He was 98.
Israeli website company Wix.com has the funniest Super Bowl ad set to air this Sunday. How would Brett Favre make himself into an online butcher’s shop?
The so-called ‘deflate-gate’ scandal is threatening to eclipse the Super Bowl’s legendary hype. What would Jewish law say about the New England Patriots bending the rules?
While chestnuts roast on open fires elsewhere in Dallas, another holiday tradition beckons for some of the city’s Jews: the Christmas Day Classic recreational football game.