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Israel Olympic Team

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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Orthodox Jewish All Star Bat-El Gatterer is the first Orthodox Jew to qualify for and compete in the Olympics. (See her All Star award acceptance video here and her video interview here.) Now, she is not only a role model to young Orthodox Jewish athletes, she helps coach the current Israeli Tae […]
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Orthodox Jewish All Star Batel Gatterer is the first Orthodox Jew to qualify for and compete in the Olympics. Now, she is not only a role model to young Orthodox Jewish athletes, she helps coach the current Israeli Tae Kwon Do team, whose 19-year-old Abishag Semberg just won the bronze […]
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Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been rescheduled to 2021. They just announced the specific dates for next year’s games and I’m doing everything I can to try and ensure the marathon isn’t rescheduled for Shabbat. It normally is always on a Sunday but in the […]
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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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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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