FASTEST WOMAN IN ISRAEL IS RELIGIOUS U.S.-BORN MOTHER OF FIVE

Beatie Deutsch finishes 2018 Jerusalem Marathon in an impressive 3:09 – and in a skirt BY AMY SPIRO  MARCH 11, 2018 18:04   2 minute read.   b Jerusalem Marathon, March 2018. (photo credit: YITZHAK KELMAN/ TPS) The fastest Israeli woman to run the 2018 Jerusalem Marathon did so wearing a skirt and a head covering and […]

WONDER WOMAN: Jerusalem’s Top Marathon Runner Is A Religious Mother Of 5

Our Wonder Woman of the week is Beatie Deutsch, a religious mother of five in Jerusalem who had the fastest time of any Israeli woman in the Jerusalem Marathon. Beatie, a Har Nof resident who made Aliya from NY, ran the 42.2 km course on Friday in just 3:09, making her 25th overall and first among Israeli […]

The 7 Months Pregnant Orthodox Jewish Woman Who Ran a Marathon

People might often think of Orthodox Jewish women as “barefoot and pregnant,” but probably don’t think of them as “pregnant and running marathons!” Beatie Deutsch, an American-born mother (of now five!) grew up athletic but stopped formal sports activities for many years when she started a family. Then, on a whim a couple years ago, […]

WHO ARE YOU, TEL AVIV MARATHONERS?

  WHO ARE YOU, TEL AVIV MARATHONERS? Eight runners share their stories en route to the White City’s big event. BY AMIR AFSAI FEBRUARY 24, 2017 06:43     b Tel Aviv Marathon. (photo credit: REUTERS) Marathon starting lines are scenes crackling with excitement. It is not the visually arresting or raucous kind of excitement such as precedes an […]