Interview: MLB Labeled Earned – Jeremy Bleich

Jeremy Bleich was a highly touted Major League prospect and 1st round draft pick. After severe shoulder injuries, he battled back to get a call-up to the Big Leagues. But his time with Team Israel Baseball has been where many readers know him from. Bleich’s Jewish story began long before baseball in Israel was a…

Jewish Journal: Wrestling in Your Synagogue

This article first appeared in the JewishJournal.com. In Genesis 32 our Patriarch Jacob wrestles with what we call an angel. He fights with him until daybreak. Eventually, this leads to Jacob getting a new name, Israel. This iconic biblical scene is often one of the most precarious ones. Who was the angel and why was…

Zucker Heads to Pittsburgh

The Minnesota Wild have sent Jason Zucker to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Alex Galchenyuk, Calen Addison, and a conditional 2020 first-round draft pick. As a Minnesotian, I am sad to see Zucker leave. Pittsburgh picked up more than a Hockey player, they picked up a community mensch.