Fiedler, Green and 9 others to be Inducted Into Jewish Sports Hall of Fame
Date: Sunday, April 03 @ 07:50:22 EDT
Topic: Jews in Sports


The JJC in Commack has inducted it's 13th class of athletes into it's Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. This class includes:

Isaac Berger - Weightlifting
Jay Fiedler - Football
Mitch Gaylord - Gymnastics
Shawn Green - Baseball
Ryan Levinson - Disabled Cyclist
Gladys Heldman - Tennis
Julie Heldman - Tennis
Marty Hogan - Racquetball
Joe Jacobi - Kayak
Shirley Povich - Sportswriter
Abe Saperstein - Basketball
Bob Stein - Football & Basketball

The Hall of Fame was started because there was "a lot of prejudice and there weren't that many Jews" in Long Island and desire to tell the public about the role Jews have played in sports.

See more information about the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and the Interview about the Induction Ceremony.





This article comes from Shalom Sports- The Jewish Sports League Management Site
http://www.shalomsports.com

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