Interview: Age is Only a Number – Bob Litwin

Proud of his Jewish heritage, Bob Litwin took pride and self-confidence to build an incredible tennis career. But his journey was not the average journey, it began in his 30s. But he capitalized on every opportunity proving that age is only a number. 1) Tell TGR readers about yourself. I was a teaching tennis pro…

Interview: Always a Competitor, Never Done – Yael Averbuch

Yael Averbuch has been a competitor at every level. Her soccer skills speak for the themselves. As women’s soccer grows, Averbuch is at the forefront for players and continues her own path as a business owner. Here is her story: 1) Tell TGR fans a little about yourself. I’m originally from Montclair, NJ and when…

The “What If” Jewish Athletes

In this article we are going to look at a handful of Jewish athletes who had all the potential in the world to be great. These were athletes who were drafted high or had a small run but never became the superstars we had hoped for to carry the mantle of great Jewish athletes. Many…

Interview: Fighting for More than Himself – David Kaminsky

Boxing is back in the blood of the Jewish people. While historically Jews were important to the sport, recent history would say otherwise. But now Jews are fighting again. Maybe no one’s future in the sport is brighter than the young David Kaminsky. Here is his story. 1) Tell TGR readers a little bit about…

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…