Although her university turned down the idea, friends she met on Birthright Israel enthusiastically said “yes” —and helped her start an organization.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday he expects players to stand during the U.S. national anthem.
Nearly 80% of Israeli Jews support same-sex marriage or civil unions, up from just 53% in 2009.
NBA boss Adam Silver backed the owner of the N.Y. Knicks in his feud with a lifelong Jewish fan. Dave Goldiner says the commish owes an apology to all Knicks fans — and the Tribe.
The National Basketball Association was navigating uncharted and possibly treacherous waters, first when it banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life for racist remarks and then when it demanded the team be sold by September.
National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver said on Tuesday he would prefer to let Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling sell his team “on a reasonable timetable” rather than proceed with trying to forcibly terminate his ownership.
David Stern, who helped remodel the NBA into a global phenomenon and oversaw the ascent of Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James, announced on Thursday that he will step down in 2014.