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winter olympics

Jewish Stories at the Winter Olympics

Winter Wonders

Ready to watch the Winter Olympics from South Korea this month? Here are some Jewish storylines, courtesy of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency:

  • Israel has sent 10 athletes, its largest delegation ever at the Winter Olympics.
  • Figure skater Paige Connors from Rochester, N.Y., will compete in pairs competition for Israel with Evgeni Krasnopolski. Connors’ mother is an Israel citizen.
  • A.J. Edelman from Brookline, Mass., is Israel’s first skeleton competitor. He calls himself the “Hebrew Hammer.”
  • Ex-NHL player Jonathon Blum will play for the U.S. Blum, 29, who plays for a professional team in Russia, was with the Nashville Predators (2010-2013) and Minnesota Wild (2013-2015) when he was in the NHL.
  • Dylan Moscovitch is a pairs figure skater for Canada with partner Liubov Ilyuschechkina. Jason Brown is the U.S. team’s first alternate in men’s figure skating.

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Steve Stein

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