Adjust size of text


Follow us and continue the conversation

Your saved articles

You haven't saved any articles

What are you looking for?

Israeli town rejoices at Jordan’s first Olympic medal

TJI Pick
Print this

Ahmad Abu Ghoush on the podium in Rio 18.08.16

Published: 20 August 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Palestinian with Israeli roots wins Jordan’s first Olympic medal – JTA 19.08.16
Ahmad Abu Ghoush, a 20-year old student from Amman, beat Russian Alexey Dinisenko to win Taekwondo title in the men's 68kg category. Though born in Jordan, his Palestinian family's roots lie in the Jerusalem-area village of Abu Gosh.

And see:

The eventful career of Hungarian Jewish gymnast Agnes Keleti – YouTube 17.09.15 [7:31]

Hijab-wearing Olympian is good for the Jews
August 14, 2016


No comments on this article yet. Be the first to add your thoughts.

Keep our publication free:
Support quality journalism with your donation

Since 2015, TJI has provided an independent voice on Australia, Israel and the Jewish World at zero cost to our readers.

Your contribution — big or small — is critical in helping us create a platform for diverse content, fresh voices and regular coverage on issues that matter to you.


The Jewish Independent acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and strive to honour their rich history of storytelling in our work and mission.

Enter site