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  • 23 Awesome things that Aly Raisman has done since she won two Olympic gold medals

    U.S. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman became America’s sweetheart during the 2012 London Games.
    Her two gold medals and one bronze — and overall amazing performance — made everyone proud. And that was especially true in the Jewish community, as Raisman is a proud Boston Jew and danced her floor routines to “Hava Nagila.”
    Since she returned from London, she has been documenting all the really fun things she’s been doing and uploading photos to her very active and popular Instagram account. We collected what we think are the 21 best things she’s done.
    If you feel jealous… well, you should be, but remember all the crazy routines and drills she did to get to where she is now. So you better start practicing.
    Go Aly!
    1. Ended the trading at the New York Stock Exchange More ▸

  • NBC Olympics announcer thinks Jesse Eisenberg is Mark Zuckerberg (VIDEO)

    It’s been a rough summer for NBC, mostly since the most common word following the peacock network letters was the word “fail” — because of its highly criticized Olympics coverage. But  the icing on the failcake may have happened Sunday morning, when NBC cameras focused on one of the spectators and announcer Bob Fitzgerald declared, “I know… More ▸

  • Six reasons why Aly Raisman is American Jewry’s newest sweetheart

    As day four of the 2012 London Olympic Games wraps up, an emerging star rises above most of the American Olympic Team, which has been pretty average so far. Her name is Alexandra “Aly” Raisman. She is a Jewish gymnast from Boston. Here are a few more things you should know about her:
    1. She dances her floor routine to “Hava Nagila”

    And her routine in the Women’s Team finals for team USA was ranked number 1 and won the gold for team USA!l! USA! USA! USA! More ▸