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Tucker: Feminist slams 'gender identity' as meaningless

Kara Dansky of the Women's Human Rights Campaign discusses the state of women's rights after 'trans' swimmer shatters women's records.

Tucker: Feminist slams 'gender identity' as meaninglessplayer

A first: 'IRONMAN' competition held in Israel

Participants completed a route that included 1.9 km of swimming along the Sea of Galilee, 90 km of cycling route 90 and 22.1 km of running.

A first: 'IRONMAN' competition held in Israel

Israeli swimmer again breaks world record, takes gold at Paralympic Games in Tokyo

After breaking the world record and winning a gold medal in the 200m individual medley, Mark Malyar does it again for the 400m freestyle.

Israeli swimmer again breaks record, takes gold at Paralympics

Israeli swimmer nets gold medal, sets world record at Paralympics

Israel's Mark Malyar takes the gold at Tokyo Paralympics while setting world record for 200-meter medley swimming.

Israeli swimmer nets gold medal, sets record at Paralympics

Israelis suffer surprise defeats in swimming and judo

Following the country's first bronze in taekwondo, Israel's gold medal hopeful came up short in judo.

Israelis suffer surprise defeats in swimming and judoplayer

As Israeli swimmers took 4th place in Olympic trial, TV commentator blasts their country

Spanish TV commentator on state broadcaster claims Israeli athletes are used as 'whitewash' for 'genocide' of Palestinians.

Spanish sports pundit takes aim at Israel's Olympic swim team

'Don't take your eyes off your children'

Pediatric ER doctor tells parents the simple secret to preventing drownings.

'Don't take your eyes off your children'

Religious Jewish women no longer able to swim at London pond

Orthodox Jews protest opening of women-only London pond to trans swimmers when a mixed gender option is available.

Religious Jewish women no longer able to swim at London pond

Polish Olympic swimmer won’t coach Malaysian team

Olympic swimmer Bart Kizierowski refuses offer to coach Malaysian team over ban on Israeli athletes after country loses Paralympics rights.

Polish Olympic swimmer won’t coach Malaysian team

Malaysia stripped of swimming championships over ban on Israelis

International Paralympic Committee removes swimming competition from Malaysia after country's PM refuses to allow Israelis to compete.

Malaysia stripped of swimming championships over ban on Israelis

Malaysia: We won't host any more events involving Israel

Malaysia's foreign minister reiterates that Israeli swimmers will not be permitted into the country for Paralympics qualifier.

Malaysia: We won't host any more events involving Israel

Malaysia will not allow Israelis to attend Paralympics qualifier

International Paralympic Committee disappointed over Malaysia's refusal to allow Israeli swimmers to attend competition this summer.

Malaysia will not allow Israelis to attend Paralympics qualifier

'Smotrich goes mixed swimming?'

In preparation for Kinneret crossing led by hesder yeshivas, MK called for reprimand after admitting he does mixed swimming.

'Smotrich goes mixed swimming?'player

'Forbid lifeguards from using their phones while on duty'

Children are drowning in public pools. Are lifeguards responsible? Does a lifeguard on his phone cause drownings?

'Forbid lifeguards from using their phones while on duty'

Swiss court rules Muslim girls must swim with boys

"Mixed-gender swimming lessons part of ‘full school curriculum’ and children’s ‘successful integration’ into society"

Swiss court rules Muslim girls must swim with boys

Brooklyn pool can keep women-only swim times

New York City Parks Department permits women-only swimming hours at a public pool in Orthodox neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Brooklyn pool can keep women-only swim times

MDA: 18 people dead since start of swimming season

In the past six weeks, 111 people from around the country were retrieved from the waters by Magen David Adom medics.

MDA: 18 people drowned to death since start of swimming season

Israeli swimmer wins silver at Euro Championships

Yakov Toumarkin gave personal best in 200 meter backstroke at Short Course Swimming competition held in Netanya.

Israeli swimmer wins silver at European Championships

Electric Company Goes on 'Jellyfish Patrol'

If it's summer in Israel, that means it's jellyfish season – and at risk are not just swimmers, but Israel's electrical system.

Electric Company Goes on 'Jellyfish Patrol'

Qatar Warned Over Disrespecting Israeli Swimmers

FINA warns officials in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates for hiding the Israeli flag during World Cup swimming events.

Qatar Warned Over Disrespecting Israeli Swimmers

Qatar: Israel Flag Removed at Swim Event

A Qatari woman posted a photo of the flag at Swimming World Cup event on Twitter. The next day it was gone.

Qataris Remove 'Shocking' Israeli Flag at Swim Event

Israeli Swimmer Sets New Record in Dubai

Israeli swimmer Amit Ivri broke her own record – and Israel's record - at a swim meet in Dubai

Israeli Swimmer Sets New Record in Dubai

Drownings Back Up with 34 Deaths in 2013

As swim season closes, data shows drowning deaths back up in 2013.

Drownings Back Up with 34 Deaths in 2013

Returning Olympian: It Was a Lot of Fun

First female Israeli swimmer to make the Olympic semi-finals says she had fun, reached her goals.

Returning Olympian: It Was a Lot of Fun

MDA Issues Water Safety Guidelines

MDA issues safety rules for swimming following drowning deaths.

MDA Issues Water Safety Guidelines

Israeli Tennis Players Make History in London

Israeli tennis players Andy Ram and Yoni Erlich beat world champion Roger Federer and his partner in London, advance to quarterfinals.

Israeli Tennis Players Make History in London

IDF ‘Fighting’ For Victories in Olympics

Six IDF soldiers are “fighting” in the London Olympics – competing as part of the Israeli Team in swimming, Judo and rhythmic gymnastics.

IDF ‘Fighting’ For Victories in Olympics

Video: Double Life of Soldier-Olympic Hopeful

Yahel is a champion water polo athlete, works with troubled children and is a dedicated soldier – with eyes on the Olympics in Rio in 2016.

Video: The Double Life of Israeli Soldier-Olympic Hopefulplayer

'Ban Iranian Athletes’

The World Jewish Congress has called for a universal ban on Iranian athletes at sport events until Iran allows competition against Israel.

World Jewish Congress Calls for Ban on Iranian Athletes

The Murky Diplomatic Swim Pool

To swim or not to swim against Israel? That is the question. Syrian says “yes” and Iran says "no" at world championship.

Great Iran-Syria Debate: Swim or Not to Swim against Israelis?