Remembering the old Jewish cemetery that once occupied the baseball shrine’s current parking lot
The novel, published 50 years ago today, shaped the American Jewish encounter with Hasidism and Orthodoxy, while giving a pretty good play-by-play account of a baseball game
How Abraham J. Twerski—rabbi, psychiatrist, and author of more than 70 books—found inspiration in a popular comic strip
How a Brooklyn yeshiva’s sad fate was tied to the team’s ‘miracle’ season
Seeking a morning prayer service? Head to the rear car of the train.
Unraveling Jewish baseball’s urban legend about the southpaw and the Rebbe
My family Kiddush became the haunting opening for Schindler’s List, and was sampled by the hip-hop collective