Sports and religion
In an attempt to clean out my Google Alerts, here is a “links dump” of accumulated knowledge: Munich 11 athlete inducted to Sports Hall of Fame(Jerusalem Post) Jewish parathlete from Australia recounts inspiring story here (London Jewish Chronicle) The Hot Corner Book Club, part of the Baseball Nation site, posted about Larry Ruttman‘s book on [...]
Yogi Berra Museum hosts program on Hank Greenberg
Now hear this: Larry Ruttman, author of ‘American Jews and America’s Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball’
People of the book: “Jewish Jocks” wins award
Explaining the ‘Maccabees’ Moniker for Jewish Athletics?
It’s “Times” for “Jewish Jocks” (book review)
“Jewish Jocks: A Unorthodox Hall of Fame,” a book review by David Hollander
High-profile writers lend expertise, affection to “Jewish Jocks” compilation
The High Holy Days are upon us and each year brings the inevitable question: will the handful of Jewish Major Leaguers play on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, or will they sit? The most prominent stars to refrain from taking the field during this time were Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax [...]
JML update, Sept. 14 — Hot: Kinsler. Not: No one.