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Gold medallist going to Maccabiah Games

FOUR-TIME Paralympian, dual gold medallist and world record holder Matt Levy will be competing for Australia at the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Moran Samuel: From paralysis to podium

WHEN Israeli professional basketball player Moran Samuel was 24 years old, life was great. She was playing and coaching basketball and studying a Bachelor of Physiotherapy.

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A piece of history for charity

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi, who won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, is auctioning off her Olympic name patch for charity.

Israel’s second medal in Rio comes again from judo

Ori Sasson of Israel won a bronze medal in the men’s judo over-100 kg competition.

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Bronze for judo is Israel’s first Rio Olympics medal

Yarden Gerbi became the first Israeli to medal at the Rio Olympics, bringing home a bronze in the women’s 63-kg judo competition.

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Lebanese delegation refuses to ride bus with Israeli Olympians

Lebanese Olympians refused to ride on a bus with Israeli athletes to get to the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 summer games.

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Rio: Jewish Olympians to watch

Here are seven Jewish American athletes we’re expecting to make waves in Brazil.