Category Archives: sport

The Corona Chronicles – Pride

Has it ever happened to you that the achievements of one of your fellow countrymen or women have filled you with pride to such an extent that you choked up and your eyes filled with tears? That’s how I (and … Continue reading

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Code Red in Jerusalem

About an hour and a half ago, we had a Code Red missile alert in Jerusalem – right in the middle of my favourite TV series, “The White Queen”. So I rushed down to the bomb shelter (where I discovered … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin

Yesterday evening, the 19th Maccabiah Games opened with a spectacular ceremony in Jerusalem’s “Teddy Stadium”. An International Olympic Committee-sanctioned event, the Maccabiah Games are the third largest international sporting event in the world. Often called “the Jewish Olympics”, the Maccabiah … Continue reading

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Things To Do In Jerusalem Before You Die

Hey – it isn’t just about the holy places. There’s a lot more to Jerusalem than that. For example, did you know that yesterday and today, (and hot on the heels of the UEFA Under-21s Championship, which has not yet … Continue reading

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