A coordinated Palestinian terrorist attack and hostage situation in which 11 Israeli athletes were killed.
This Bronx-raised baseball star became the pride of America's Jews.
Test your knowledge of athletics in Judaism.
Can you name these famous Jewish athletes?
While Judaism isn't famous for grooming star athletes, there's a rich history nonetheless.
Why do we idolize Jewish baseball players?
Immigrant Jews delved into sports to prove their mettle as Americans.
Shaun Tomson was one of the best professional surfers in the world, but switched gears after the sudden death of his son.
A contemporary prayer for someone preparing for a race or marathon
A street game goes professional.
Jews' participation in professional boxing in the interwar period is not as surprising as it might seem to be.
Religion and sports make good teammates.
The history of Jews in Europe and the early Zionist movement show ample examples of the convergence of sports and Judaism.
By Michael Brenner