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Israeli gymastics team wins European gold medal on way to Olympics

Holon (TPS) – The Israeli gymnastics won gold atthe European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship on Sunday in the clubs and hoop event, as well as silver in the ribbons event. This year’s European championship was held in the team’s own home court of Holon, a coastal Israeli city. “I felt… Read more »

Gymnast David Sender’s Olympic Games journey began in Israel

David Sender at the 2009 Maccabiah Games Tel Aviv. (Courtesy Maccabiah USA)

NEW YORK (JTA) — Nineteen years ago, gymnast David Sender and his family attended the opening ceremonies of the Maccabiah Games in Israel, where the then-7-year-old told his mom, “Someday, you’re all coming back here to watch me back down here.” Sixteen years later, Sender was one of the U.S.… Read more »