All eyes are on skiing wunderkind Mikaela Shiffrin this week at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The 22-year-old American is favored to win gold medals in slalom and giant slalom — those technique-heavy events in which skiers glide and weave between poles or gates (as opposed to the…
As the opening ceremony inaugurates the long-awaited XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, Rabbi Osher Litzman looks forward to a full house for Shabbat.
Figure skater Alexei Bychenko kicked off Israel’s bid for its first-ever Winter Olympics medal with a strong performance early Friday, positioning the country to squeek into the team event finals.
DALLAS — Aimee Buchanan isn’t the only figure skater at the Dr. Pepper Star Center rink gracefully arching in a layback spin.
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NEW YORK (JTA) -- Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman will be inducted into The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame & Museum.
The London Olympics may have “lit up the world,” as organizing committee head Sebastian Coe put it, but for Jews, the 2½ weeks offered healthy doses of frustration and glory.
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.