Jewish news outlets ran reports that American gold medal-winning ice dancer Charlie White was Jewish. It appears we were all misinformed.
The team of Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the first Olympics ice dancing gold medal ever for the United States.
Julia Lipnitskaia, a 15-year-old Russian skating prodigy, took home the Olympic gold with a routine set to John Williams’ “Theme from Schindler’s List.”
For one Jewish family, August began with an Olympic gold medal. It ended with a bat mitzvah some feared would never come.
Sue Bird became the first Israeli citizen to win a medal at the London Olympics when she grabbed gold in women’s basketball. Too bad she did it in an American uniform.
Jewish-American gymnast Aly Raisman expressed her support for an Olympic moment of silence for the Israeli athletes killed at the Munich Olympics in 1972 during an interview following her gold medal win.
Gymnast Aly Raisman won a gold medal on the floor exercise at the Olympics after winning bronze on the balance beam.
Four-time gold medalist Jason Lezak, competing in likely what is his final Olympics, helped the American swim team qualify for the 4x100-meter freestyle relay finals.
Jason Lezak, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, still stays active in the Jewish community in suburban Orange County, Calif., where he grew up.