Aaron R. Katz is an associate in the corporate and securities practice at Greenberg Traurig. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Israel.
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Did a Seder Plate Propel the Mets to the 1969 World Series?

How a Brooklyn yeshiva’s sad fate was tied to the team’s ‘miracle’ season

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A Moving Minyan on the Commute to Tel Aviv

Seeking a morning prayer service? Head to the rear car of the train.

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Did Sandy Koufax Lay Tefillin During the 1965 World Series?

Unraveling Jewish baseball’s urban legend about the southpaw and the Rebbe

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‘Mantle, Shmantle—Long as We Got Abrams’

A famous headline corrected, and a baseball legacy revisited

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Visiting My Grandmother’s Yahrzeit Plaque

I never got to meet my grandmother, but the place I feel closest to her has always been her yahrzeit plaque in our synagogue

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Wu-Tang’s Kiddush

My family Kiddush became the haunting opening for Schindler’s List, and was sampled by the hip-hop collective