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The Annual Jewish Baseball Challenge

Photo from the Ciesla Foundation As with all walks of life, choices define who we are and what we stand for. Yearly, Jewish baseball players are faced with the difficult choice of observing Yom Kippur or October baseball as the

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Greenberg’s Ghost Haunts Wrigley No More!

Photo Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune 76 years ago a single crack of the bat reminded the Chicago Cubs that the Detroit Tigers and Hank Greenberg would not go gentle into that good night. Greenberg rocketed a homer against Cub’s

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August 14 screening in Muskegon, MI

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg will be screening at Harbor Cinema in Muskegon, MI on August 14th, 2016 at 6:00 PM. For more information, visit Harbor Cinema’s website or read this.

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David Halberstam writes of Basball and Yom Kippur

David Halberstam recently wrote a piece for the USAToday the detailed the ties between American baseball and Yom Kippur. He writes of the stark differences in the way Jewish people were treated in the U.S. in the two different years.

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Partisans of Vilna director, Aviva Kempner, writes a guest blog post for about her encounter with Yogi Berra. Read the full story here.

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