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Fantasy Come True


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Kosher camper Menachem (Jason) Lieber, 35, who came with the blessings and approval of his wife, pretty much summed it up.

“I would do this every year if I could. The former Yankees and my teammates were great. And I really appreciate that the Yankees arranged for the kosher campers to play against the fantasy Yankees on Friday.”

I hope to see many readers of this column there in January (11-17). For further information call the rabbi at 201-836-3195 or the Yankees at 800-360-CAMP.

 

Irwin Cohen, the author of seven books, headed a national baseball publication for five years before earning a World Series ring working as a department head in a major league front office. Cohen, whose column appears the second week of each month, is president of the Detroit area’s Agudah shul, and may be reached in his dugout at irdav@sbcglobal.net.

About the Author: The author of 10 books, Irwin Cohen headed a national baseball publication for five years and interviewed the legendary Hank Greenberg. He went on to work for a major league team and became the first Orthodox Jew to earn a World Series ring. He can be reached in his Detroit area dugout at irdav@sbcglobal.net.


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