Sports

A Success Story in the Making — B’nai Brith Women’s Basketball League

By David Grossman Special to B’nai Brith It’s game day. Not your typical sports escapade when people flock to the television, while others grab the refreshments to check out scores, wins and what team grabs professional sports bragging rights. Instead, this game is for Jewish women of all ages, who gather at a North Toronto …

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Four Reasons the Olympics Were Unfriendly to Israel During Opening Weekend

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada It’s that time every two years where the entire world comes in harmony to participate in good-natured athletic competition. It’s the Olympics – where nations put aside petty conflicts with one another and “celebrate humanity.” And then of course, there’s Israel. The exception. That exception was on …

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Munich Olympic Massacre Victims Officially Honoured in Rio

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada It took more than 40 years, but the victims of the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre have finally received the commemoration they deserved. The 11 Israeli victims of the massacre were honoured in an official Interantional Olympic Committee (IOC) ceremony Thursday at the site of this year’s Summer Olympic Games …

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