sports

Quiz: Jewish Athletes

Can you name these famous Jewish athletes?

Basketball and the Jews

A street game goes professional.

When Boxing Was a Jewish Sport

Jews' participation in professional boxing in the interwar period is not as surprising as it might seem to be.

Jews & Sports on the International Scene

The history of Jews in Europe and the early Zionist movement show ample examples of the convergence of sports and Judaism. By Michael Brenner

Jews & Sports: Premodern History

Throughout Jewish history until the rise of the Zionist movement, Jews have harbored negative attitudes toward sports, often with good reason.

Jews and Sports

While Judaism isn't famous for grooming star athletes, there's a rich history nonetheless.

Sports & Immigrant Jews

Immigrant Jews delved into sports to prove their mettle as Americans.

Hank Greenberg

This Bronx-raised baseball star became the pride of America's Jews.