Baseball’s Final Four, individual award selections and a review of all of the Jewish MLB players’ seasons highlight today’s BAGELS AND JOCKS…by MATTHEW J. GOLDBERG.
With the advent of postseason baseball, Jay Goldberg presents his list of the Top 10 Mensches that are easy to root for in October.
With Israel playing in the World Baseball Classic, who would I pick for the squad if I could choose the very best eligible players? Well, let’s just say it’s a very competitive team, and I didn’t even have to resurrect Hank or ask Sandy to end his 46-year retirement.
Major League Baseball continues its steady march to the postseason, while one of its brightest Jewish stars, Kevin Youkilis, is set to play for Israel in the upcoming World Baseball Classic. That should only add to the interesting 2012 season he has (more or less) enjoyed.
By Ronn Torossian In random Israel public relations news: Both Haifa University and Tel Aviv University are now offering programs in Hasbara – Haifa for Israelis, and Tel Aviv for visiting foreign students. Its very good that Israeli Universities are now offering PR classes on how to defend the Jewish state. It’s a necessity [...]
Today’s Top 10 List, courtesy of author Peter Ephross, ranks the Top 10 all-time Jewish characters to ever wear a Major League Baseball uniform.
Aly Raisman continues to be our top story from London, but she shares some of this week’s spotlight with a great American-born Israeli coach who is doing his best to try to restore Russia…yes, Russia…to the status of a basketball superstar. And, that’s not all…
Aly Raisman continues to make headlines as the Summer Olympics from London start their second week. As great a story as she continues to be, she is not the only Jewish athlete contributing to the news from London. Time to examine the happenings from across the pond before sharing some news and projections from Major League Baseball
London’s Summer Olympic Games are now underway after an interesting Opening Ceremony, some unsettling controversies and the start of some electrifying performances in the actual competitions. US gymnast ALEXANDRA (ALY) RAISMAN was one of the stars of the first weekend, and even better than her good friend and teammate, Jordyn Weiber, the reigning world all-around champion.
Today’s Bagels and Jocks centers on the London Olympics, coming Friday night in all its bloated glory and hypocrisy. For all its faults, including the IOC”S steadfast refusal to allow a Minute of Silence for the 11 Israeli Olympians who were slain 40 years ago, there is always the hope that the Olympic flame, and the ideals of spirited and sportsmanlike competition, will burn bright for two weeks, if not beyond the fortnight. Well, maybe it will at least flicker.