Five out of an original 11 active NFL players are currently in Israel, enjoying a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee
A group of 12 players, including World Champion New England Patriot Martellus Bennett, will be visiting the Holy Land in February. Some of them will be baptized by the banks of the Jordan River.
Know when to fold ’em
The 1966 Pro Bowl Halftime Show was… something else
While at Harvard, Arnold and Ralph Horween won the Rose Bowl in 1920, then played professionally. Today, the Horweens are known for the unique leather the family company supplies for game balls.
In an excerpt from ‘Eat My Schwartz,’ the first pair of Jewish brothers to play in the NFL since 1923 talk about Jewish stereotypes, appreciating Passover, and their addiction to latkes
This week on Unorthodox: ‘Employee of the Month’ host Catie Lazarus and pastor Scott Jones, plus NFL Twitter drama
This week on Unorthodox, sports writer Matthew Futterman and Latin enthusiast Ann Patty
Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz showed some spekticism when he was asked if he’d like to play alongside his brother Mitchell
It’s like Rosh Hashanah for football fans. Or is it like Passover? Whatever it is, it’s something familiar for Jews.
In his return from injury, Julian Edelman felt the magic of Hanukkah, then tore up his opponent
God, money, God, money, God, money, God, money, and Tostitos
The play-by-play announcer relied on his Yiddish skills during NBC’s Sunday Night Football broadcast. The refs went another route.
Despite request, NFL schedules opener after start of the High Holiday
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
N.F.L commentator makes ‘Jews are cheap’ joke during preseason game
Tonight, Coach Marc Trestman faces his first test as he sends his players to face the rival Green Bay Packers
Plus Israeli Conservatives to introduce gay rabbis, and more
The Jewish hero of the FX sitcom The League offers an engaging blend of Woody Allen’s neurosis and Larry David’s intransigence
We check in on our teams
Plus, Adelsons offer new Birthright gift, King kills Blitzer, and more
Jewish offensive lineman looks poised for high pick as right tackle
Meanwhile, anti-Semitism charge goes unretracted
The short-lived American Football League, merged into the NFL after Super Bowl IV, invented the modern media spectacle that is pro football. And three Jews invented the show that was the AFL.
Football Outsiders statistics guru Aaron Schatz previews the NFL playoffs with Tablet’s resident sports fanatic, Marc Tracy, and offers a strong outlook for pro football’s Jews
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Carimi is Wisconsin’s left tackle
Plus Archbishop Tutu calls for boycott, and more
How our teams fared yesterday