How a Jewish Sportswriter Introduced White America to Black College Football

In his new book ‘Breaking the Line,’ Sam Freedman recounts the history of a 1968 documentary that helped break color barriers

Israel-League Basketball Legend Kenny ‘The Wizard’ Williams Is in a Sea of Trouble

Where in the world is the American prep-school sensation who played for the NBA’s Indiana Pacers in the 1990s?

Ryan Braun is a Major League Baseball Star. So, Why Haven’t Jews Embraced Him?

Why MLB’s most productive Jewish player deserves fans—despite missing out on the All-Star Game and facing suspension

Meet the Jerusalem Old City Basketball Legend Known as Issa 6

In search of an Old City street-ball legend whose hoop dreams were as knotted as the Holy Land

Hitler’s Jewish Soccer League

A new documentary exposes the football team of the Terezin ghetto—part of the Nazis’ strategy to fool the world

The Circus, Kosher for Passover

On Thursday, lions and tigers performed alongside the Yeshiva Boys Choir for 20,000 Jews at the Barclays Center

Fighting Soccer’s Barbarians

My beloved Beitar Jerusalem has some racist fans. Instead of abandoning the team, we should take it back.

Harvard Basketball’s Whiz Kid

Yanni Hufnagel, the Crimson’s assistant coach, is one of the most promising recruiters in the sport

The NBA’s Jewish Playmaker

Sandy Pyonin helped stars like Kyrie Irving and Al Harrington go pro. Why doesn’t he have a Wikipedia page?

Soccer as a Wartime Prism

Author Simon Kuper uses soccer to show how, as Dutch Jews were killed, life went on for everyone else

Enough Already With Koufax

A new book argues that the roster of Jewish jocks includes matadors, weightlifters, and competitive eaters

Notre Dame Coach’s Jewish Past

In 1987, Brian Kelly was Jedd Fisch’s camp counselor. Now they’re both big-shot college football coaches.

The Jewish Jordan Subs Out

Former phenom Tamir Goodman now coaches kids who idolize his NBA pal, Omri Casspi. What happened?

A Rabbinic League of Their Own

Why one yeshiva principal collects baseballs signed by Talmud scholars instead of professional athletes

Skateboarder Without Borders


Teaching Israelis and Palestinians to ride longboards, I saw the power of the sport to bring kids together

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