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MAZEL TOV! Chareidi Woman From Har Nof Takes First Place Among Israelis in Jerusalem Marathon

MAZEL TOV! Chareidi Woman From Har Nof Takes First Place Among Israelis in Jerusalem Marathon

Tens of thousand participated in the 8th Jerusalem Marathon this past erev Shabbos, including Beatie Deutsch, a Chareidi resident of the Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem, who came in first place for women among Israelis. While there were other women who crossed the finish line ahead of her, they were runners from abroad. Beatie was […]

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

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 […]

This woman ran a marathon while 7 months pregnant with her 5th kid — and she dominated

This woman ran a marathon while 7 months pregnant with her 5th kid — and she dominated

Beatie Deutsch used to be the fastest runner in her family when they would race each other on annual beach trips. Then she got married and had four kids in six years. “I was really busy with kids and work and everything, and I couldn’t find the time to exercise,” Deutsch, a Jerusalem resident originally […]

The 7 Months Pregnant Orthodox Jewish Woman Who Ran a Marathon

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?

  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 […]