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American Jewish baseball players to make aliyah for Israeli Olympic team
Ten American-Jewish Major League and Minor League Baseball players are beginning the process of making aliyah next week, in order to be eligible to play for Israel at the 2020 Olympic Games.
Yankees baseball legend Mariano Rivera visits Israeli army base to show solidarity
Rivera, who played 19 seasons with the Yankees and regarded as one of the best closers in baseball history, was in Israel as part of a spiritual interfaith mission led by the New York Board of Rabbis.
Play ball! In Israel! With some hard-hitting American Jews
A new film, “Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel” introduces the players, the crowds and relives the story of Team Israel’s dramatic, if not miraculous, run in the World Baseball Classic.