|Jewish Sports Quotes|
|What is so great about athletics in general or sports is that, in many
ways, it does the same work that religions do. I think that’s why there
is a certain compatibility. The fact of the matter is the
hard work and the teamwork and the constant struggle for
self-improvement is very similar to what most religious traditions
teach. So they’re not mutually exclusive by any stretch of the
-- Rabbi Jonathan Siger at UF’s Hillel
Source: Alligator Sports
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|Tips: Milton Green, a world-record hurdler boycotted the 1936 Olympics, has died|
|Posted on Thursday, March 31 @ 10:18:43 UTC |
Milton Green was considered a lock for the U.S. Olympic team in 1936 and possibly a gold medal, but boycotted the Berlin games because of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime.
"It was a very difficult decision at the time," Green told The Palm Beach Post in a 1997 interview. "...I never regretted it."
Read more about Milton Green on Sports Illustrated.
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