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Playoffs: Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe, Segwayz advance

League observers have pegged Rimon as the championship favorite, after their recent 23-2 landslide win over Bagelsbergs clinched the top seed, and gave them a perfect undefeated record in the regular season.

WBO Welterweight Champ to Visit Israel

Manny Pacquiao, the World Boxing Organization welterweight champion, will visit Israel after his title defense fight against Timothy Bradley on June 9, according to his Jewish promoter Bob Arum in a report by JTA.

Torah Tidbits has Big ‘K’

Torah Tidbits 6 - Jerry’s Kids 4...Café Rimon 14 – Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe 6...Café Rimon 14 – Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe 6

Jackie Robinson: A Real Mensch

I was lucky enough to have met and interviewed many Hall of Famers including Joe DiMaggio, Hank Greenberg, Ted Williams and Stan Musial. I also had the chance to meet and gab with many of the stars from the old Negro Leagues who went on to play in the major leagues after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier – Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Monte Irvin and Satchel Paige. But I never had the chance to meet Jackie Robinson.

Cultural Intersection: The Globetrotters in Jerusalem

Despite a few uncomfortable moments, I came away from the game with a very thankful 13-year-old, with great father-son memories, and happy, knowing that, given the opportunity, the Globetrotters are still fully capable of being America's ambassadors to the world.

All Star Israel Softball League: Smooth sailing for Segwayz

In a rematch of last season's Holyland Series, Lobos looked for revenge, but it was Café Rimon who prevailed – though all agreed that this encounter would pale in significance to a potential postseason meeting.

Big Opening Day in All Star Israel Softball League

Opening day action in the All Star Israel Softball League was marked by action and excitement, as fans were treated to two tight pitchers’ duels and two big slugfests.

Jewish NFL Lineman Heads to Cleveland

For the Jewish community in Ohio, the newest Cleveland Browns lineman is also a landsman. Mitchell Schwartz will arrive in Cleveland on Thursday, May 10...

Olympic Committee Refuses to Commemorate Israeli Munich Massacre Victims

A campaign by the widows of two Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre have had their petition for a memorial at the 2012 Olympic games rejected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Play Ball!

The 2012 baseball season should be a most interesting one. Every game is important. No longer can a team just play for the Wild Card spot and have an equal shot with the three division winners at participating in the World Series (as St. Louis did last year).

Basketball Semifinals: Lobos vs. Yak Pak, Hawke & Co. vs. Jerry’s Kids

Lobos will meet Hawke & Co. in the finals, and attempt to pick up their second consecutive championship title.

At Catcher… Myron Ginsberg

Sixty years ago and fifty years ago. 1952 and 1962. They were memorable years for many of us.

Israeli Sports League: Big Apple Wins Again; Hawke&Co., Yak Pak Share First Place

Yak Pak moved into a tie for first place with two wins and a Lobos loss.

Israeli Sports League: Potomac18, Big Fish, Jerry’s Kids Win Thrillers

Week 4 of the “Red and Dr. Murray's” Israel Basketball league saw three games go down to the wire in thrilling fashion.

Big Apple Grabs a Piece of the Pie

“If I’m behind the arc, and I see an open teammate, I love the deep dish” said piping hot three-point artist Josh Friedman. “But Big Apple knows how to serve up the treys – we always deliver”.

A Pair Of Pitchers… And Some Welcome Changes

Craig Breslow and Jason Marquis will be wearing different uniforms this season. The two pitchers also share a unique trait among those labeled “Jewish players” by the media: Breslow and Marquis both have two Jewish parents.

“Red and Dr. Murray’s” Israel Basketball League Tips Off

In this week’s drama-filled showdown between Katzenstein and Bienenfeld, both teams played a solid all-around team game, splitting the scoring equally.

What We Can Learn From The Old New York Knicks

The delayed start of the professional basketball season due to a labor dispute has left me indifferent. It has been many years since I watched an entire game, even more since I actually attended one in person.

1951: A Great Year In Baseball

I was one of 2,400 people at the recent Yeshiva Beth Yehudah dinner held in downtown Detroit.

Fantasy Come True

Seventy-eight degrees and sunny. That's what it was that Thursday afternoon in November when I arrived in Tampa, site of the Yankees Fantasy Camp. That's what it was that Thursday afternoon in November when I arrived in Tampa, site of the Yankees Fantasy Camp. After checking into the Sheraton Suites where the campers were staying for the Monday through Saturday camp, I shuttled to George M. Steinbrenner Field (where the Yanks play during spring training and also the home of the Tampa Yankees, three levels below the major leagues), to join the camp in progress.

Jewish Boxing Champ Defends Her Title

Carolina Raqucel Duer, a 33 year-old Jewish woman from Buenos Aires, Argentina, defended her World Boxing Organization Super Flyweight title on November 12 by...

Another Season In The Books

Wow! What a finish to the 2011 baseball season. Even before the interesting seven-game World Series won by St. Louis, there was incredible drama in the final month.

‘Mancation’ In Cincinnati

Two months ago I told you about my "Mancation" (men only, we visit different cities, check out a ballgame and the shuls, etc.).

Hank Greenberg’s 25th Yahrzeit

It was Hank Greenberg's 25th yahrzeit recently and I said Kaddish for baseball's biggest Jewish superstar.

The Glories Of Pittsburgh

On one of those cable financial stations the other day, one of the talking heads was explaining the concept of "Mancations."

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