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“Accepting Israel’s prestigious Genesis Prize in Jerusalem, New England Patriots owner announces new foundation to combat BDS, rising anti-Semitism”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledges $20 million to fight anti-Semitism by Eli Leon, AP, Staff June 21, 2019 The owner of the New England Patriots, Robert Kraft, accepted Israel’s prestigious Genesis Prize at a … Continue reading

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Robert Kraft funds first Israeli football stadium

THE TOWER Patriots Owner Donating $6 Million to Build First Israeli Football Stadium by ISRAEL21c February 9, 2017 Robert Kraft, owner of the Super Bowl champions New England Patriots, has announced that he will donate $6 million to build Israel’s first … Continue reading

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Israel Football League, training ground for elite combat units

NEW YORK POST How American football prepares Israeli teens for combat by Associated Press December 17, 2015 Under the bright lights, a call of “set, hike” echoes out, followed by the clatter of helmets smashing against pads at a high … Continue reading

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80,000 spectators (and 20 million ESPN home viewers) of Monday Night Football hold moment of silence for 18 year-old American Ezra Schwartz murdered last week. But “Israel”not referenced — he was studying “abroad”

JNS New England Patriots hold moment of silence for Ezra Schwartz November 23, 2015 The National Football League’s New England Patriots held a moment of silence before the start of their Monday Night Football game in honor of Ezra Schwartz, … Continue reading

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Ex-Wolverine working to grow football roots in Israel

DETROIT NEWS by Angelique S. Chengelis August 15, 2015 Like many walk-ons, Alex Swieca’s path to the Michigan football roster was circuitous but perhaps not as unique as the football future he is pursuing. Swieca, a quarterback who did not play … Continue reading

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Pro football players touchdown in Israel

YNET  by B. Shane Morganstein June 23, 2015 Nineteen members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame arrived in Israel on Thursday for a week of events as part of the “Touchdown in Israel – Mission of Excellence” program, including … Continue reading

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In Super Bowl matchup, Patriots have Israel connections covered

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Lazar Berman February 1, 2015 …..The Patriots, however, have key players who identify as Jewish, and an owner with deep connections to Judaism and Israel. The commitment of Patriots owner Robert Kraft, and his late wife Myra, … Continue reading

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