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Jewish Athletes

Sandy Koufax Chose His Faith Over The World Series And Still Won It All

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.04.2014 | Sports

On the field, Sandy Koufax wasn't just any baseball player. Off the field, he wasn't viewed that way either. The Hall of Fame pitcher isn't just remem...

The Return of the Jewish Athlete

David Fontana | Posted 03.17.2014 | Sports
David Fontana

The Jewish community in the United States has been changing, and who takes the court and the field has started to change in response. What passed for history in Ann Arbor last week might become a regular occurrence in the years to come.

The Jewish Obsession With Jewish Baseball Players

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 07.03.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

The infatuation that Jews have with Jewish baseball players has led to books dedicated to the topic as well as entire sets of baseball trading cards.

9 Jewish Jocks And Their Fascinating Tales

Marc Tracy | Posted 02.02.2013 | Religion
Marc Tracy

Jewish engagement with sports is little different from Jewish engagement with film, literature, music, law, or most anything else: a few genuine talents here; some brilliant, innovative, influential minds there; and fascinating characters throughout.

Prayerful Players: The Top 10 Religious Athletes

Posted 06.21.2013 | Religion

For the love of the game, or the love of the Lord? While sports may be religion for some spectators, the athletes who play them often submit to a h...