In Xinjiang, not far from where Disney recently filmed the live-action Mulan in partnership with the Chinese Communist Party, millions of people live in what Amnesty International’s Secretary General called a “dystopian hellscape on a staggering scale.”
President Biden’s decision to withhold U.S. diplomatic participation from the 2022 Beijing Olympics, while allowing athletes to take part, confronts America’s pole-vaulters and shot-putters with a familiar moral dilemma: Should sports and politics mix?
Editor’s Note: This article was written before President Biden’s decision to withhold U.S. diplomatic participation from the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Click here to read the author’s most recent analysis on this issue.
The 21-year-old from the Haifa District set a new world record in the men’s 200-meter individual medley (SM7) category.
Pascale Bercovitch converted to Judaism and served in the Israeli military. Could a gold medal in kayaking be next?
Team Israel is sending 33 athletes to compete in 11 sports. But there are other notable Jewish competitors as well.
Dr. Ludwig Guttman’s work surpassed the Nazi eugenics that tried to eradicate him along with the Jewish and disabled communities.
Yoni Rosenblatt, a Baltimore native, reflects on Israel’s baseball team’s disappointing performance at the 2020 Tokyo games.
Bird, who also holds Israeli citizenship in a basketball-motivated decision, is one of the most decorated Jewish athletes of all time.
The Russian Olympic Committee called the final scoring an “injustice” after losing Russia’s 20-year winning streak.