Sports

On an indoor basketball court, two rows of players wearing white jerseys smiling with their hands in the air, cheering.

Girls’ Hoops Teams Resilient in COVID Season

Though the winter 2020-’21 Penn-Jersey Athletic League basketball season was canceled due to the pandemic, the Kohelet Yeshiva and Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy...

All the Jewish Athletes to Watch at the 2022 Beijing Olympics

Despite the continuing COVID chaos, we have your guide to the Jewish athletes who are on their way to the Olympics.

A Jewish Guide to the 2022 Australian Open

The Novak Djokovic COVID scandal may be stealing the headlines ahead of the Australian Open.
Tyler Weiss, a white man wearing a button-up shirt, blazer and khakis, has his arms raised in victory with a huge smile on his face. He is surrounded by soccer players in blue and white jerseys running to crowded bleachers.

Philly Faces: Tyler Weiss

Tyler Weiss led the Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School boys’ soccer team to its first-ever Public League championship on Oct. 27 in...

The top 10 Jewish sports moments of 2021

(JTA) — The clock has run out on 2021, and in the world of Jewish sports, it’s been an exciting year. From a very Jewish World...

New 76ers Voice Details Her Jewish Background

Since Kate Scott is a notable “first,” her identity is a central part of her narrative. Scott, the new television voice of the Philadelphia 76ers...
A group of over 20 men standing and kneeling in two rows pose for a picutre. They are wearing blue and white soccer jerseys, except for two goalies, who are wearing pink shirts. Coach Tyler Weiss is smiling to the right of the players, wearing a suit.

Team Israel Competitive in Philadelphia Unity Cup

“Ted Lasso,” the AppleTV show about a titular fish-out-of-water soccer coach from Kansas coaching the Associated Football Club Richmond in England, was nominated for...

Jewish Softball Leagues Back in Play in 2021

Much like Major League Baseball, the two big Jewish softball leagues in the Philadelphia area struggled to play a 2020 season. Due to the pandemic,...

Lafayette Hill Native to Play for Israel’s National Rugby Team

A Lafayette Hill native is taking the field in the first friendly women’s rugby match between Israel and the United Arab Emirates on May...