New in the Jewish Sports World

As the The Great Rabbino, I am always looking at how we can integrate sports into synagogues and mainstream Judaism. This is not just about “Jewball” (basketball games filled with Jews that run regularly) or the Men’s Club event that has its annual outing to the local minor league game. What is “new” in the…

Is it Hockey’s Time?

If there were a Mount Rushmore of Jewish athletes there would not be a single hockey player on it. In fact, in my estimation there would need to be 25 or so Mount Rushmores before we got to a single hockey player. When we discuss the greatest Jewish hockey player of all-time we are likely…

Mazel Tov! Israel Baseball Qualifies for the Olympics

In incredible fashion Team Israel Baseball behind Danny Valencia, Nick Rickles, Blake Gailen, Ty Kelly and the arm of Joey Wagman goes 4-1 and qualifies to be one of six baseball teams to play in the 2020 Summer Olympics.