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Beatie Deutsch only started running in 2016, but now the marathon winner (ranked in the top 80 women runners in the world!) and Haredi mom of five is the face of Adidas’ latest campaign. Always dressed modestly when she runs, Deutsch is an inspiration for Orthodox Jewish women, who sometimes […]
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As Israel’s fitness trend has taken off across the country, religious women there are enjoying a “Revolution” in their new approach to health, in the words of Baguf Bari (In a Healthy Body)’s women’s running program founder Miri Forst. Once seen as taboo, the physical and mental health benefits of […]
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Eli Kligman is a born and bred Orthodox Jew, and at a young age, his family noticed he had a talent for baseball. He started to hone that talent, and now, as a senior in high school, several Division 1 Colleges and even some Major League Baseball teams have noticed […]
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Elie Kligman is a born and bred Orthodox Jew, and at a young age, his family noticed he had a talent for baseball. He started to hone that talent, and now, as a senior in high school, several Division 1 Colleges and even some Major League Baseball teams have noticed […]
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As Israel’s Olympic skeleton athlete and current head of development for the Israeli bobsled and skeleton team, I often explain that Skeleton is perhaps the most dangerous of Olympic sports. If you have lived a life without any fear and want to go experience a taste, you need only go […]
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On the surface, the game of football and the Jewish religion have nothing to do with each other, but to former NFL running back and Orthodox Jew, Yosef Murray, one could not exist without the other. Having converted to Judaism, Yosef is now making an impact off the field, but […]
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On the surface, the game of football and the Jewish religion have nothing to do with each other, but to former NFL running back and Orthodox Jew, Yosef Murray, one could not exist without the other. Having converted to Judaism, Yosef is now making an impact off the field, but […]
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Fastest Woman in Israel is Religious US-Born Mother of Five The fastest Israeli woman to run the 2018 Jerusalem Marathon did so wearing a skirt and a head covering and with her family cheering from the sidelines. Beatie Deutsch, a religious immigrant from the United States who lives in Jerusalem, […]
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Today, history was made, as the first Orthodox Jew man qualified for the Olympics! Growing up Modern Orthodox outside of Boston, AJ Edelman always loved sports but never thought he would be going to the Olympics. He played hockey and refused a scholarship that would take him away from his […]
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Today, history was made, as the first Orthodox Jew qualified for the Olympics! Growing up Modern Orthodox outside of Boston, AJ Edelman always loved sports but never thought he would be going to the Olympics. He played hockey and refused a scholarship that would take him away from his yeshiva […]
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