-In its early decades, Jews were an important part of basketball. For example, half of the 1946-47 New York Knickerbockers were Jews. (The Jewish Press)
-Haredi black belt Yehoshua Sofer teaches a form of martial arts called â€œabirâ€?, which he insists is a â€œTorah-trueâ€? form of fighting, which will connect you to the â€œwarrior pastâ€? of Israel. (Guilt and Pleasure)
-A look at the first-ever World Jewish Hockey Championship in Metulla, Israel. (Forward)
–Jews and Baseball: Entering the American Mainstream (Forward)
-Despite little government support, Israelâ€™s Water Polo team is doing quite well indeed. (The Jerusalem Post)
-A look at Shemuel Pagan, a 19-year-old featherweight from Borough Park â€œwho is currently ranked as one of the best boxers in the country.â€? (The Brooklyn Paper)
Pronounced: FROOM (oo as in hook), Origin: Yiddish, devout or pious, generally used to identify someone as Orthodox, or strictly observant of Jewish law.