Maccabi Tel Aviv

Maccabi Tel Aviv Coming To The Garden

09/16/2015 - 20:00

As part of an athletic tradition that is becoming an annual autumn ritual for Jewish sports fans, the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team will again play exhibition games in the United States. A game at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Oct. 4, at 12:30 p.m., against Euroleague Basketball rival Emporio Armani Milan, will follow an Oct. 1 contest between the two teams in Chicago’s United Center.

Maccabi Tel Aviv

No Cavalier Decision

Root, root, root … for the NBA team with the Jewish coach.

05/25/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Although I have rooted for the New York Knicks since the 1970s, this year I become a Cleveland Cavaliers fan. My attraction to the team stems from an even deeper connection than the childhood bond I formed with the Knicks.

Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt. Wikimedia Commons

Lebron Returns, Blatt Bests Former Team As Cavs Cruise Past Maccabi Tel Aviv

10/07/2014 - 20:00

The Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James’ return to his hometown NBA team routed Maccabi Tel Aviv in a game that pitted the Cavs' new coach, David Blatt, against his former squad.

In Brooklyn, Jewish Voice For Peace Protests Tel Aviv Team

10/06/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

The Jewish Voice for Peace organization, which frequently holds anti-Israel protests outside such venues as politicians’ offices and Israel-affiliated groups, will protest Tel Aviv's basketball team today.

David Blatt Leaving Maccabi Tel Aviv To Pursue NBA Dreams

06/12/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — David Blatt, who guided Maccabi Tel Aviv to the Euroleague basketball championship, stepped down as the Israeli team’s coach to pursue opportunities in the NBA.

Slew Of Anti-Semitic Tweets Greet Maccabi Tel Aviv Title

05/20/2014 - 20:00

Nearly 20,000 anti-Semitic tweets in Spanish followed Maccabi Tel Aviv’s victory over Real Madrid in the Euroleague basketball championships, Catalonian Jewish organizations said.

A Celebration In Yellow And Blue

05/19/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

On Sunday, Israeli sports fans held their collective breath — the country’s perennial-powerhouse Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team was playing for the Euroleague championship.

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