By Craig Silver, December 4, 2008
CRICKET Mark Blackston is the Northern Jewish League player of the season. The Bury & Whitefield all-rounder helped the team win the NJCL Cup. Huddy Lieberman received the young player award. David Cohen won the top player award in the Under 14 category.
CHESS Israel took silver, their first ever medal, after beating the Netherlands at the Chess Olympiad in Dresden, Germany.