National Jewish Museum Sports Hall of Fame

The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, in Commack, New York, is dedicated to honoring American Jewish sports figures who have distinguished themselves in sports.

Its objective is to foster Jewish identity through athletics, and to commemorate sports heroes who have emerged from a people not commonly associated with sports.

Inductees

The Hall has inductees in baseball, basketball, bicycling, bowling, boxing, Canadian football, canoeing, cycling, discus, dressage, fencing, figure skating, football, golf, gymnastics, handball, horse showing, horseracing, ice hockey, judo, karate, lacrosse, marathon running, pole vault, racquetball, rowing, rugby, shot put, skiing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track, triathlete, volleyball, weightlifting, and wrestling. It has also inducted authors, broadcasters, columnists, and sportscasters. [ [http://www.jewishsports.org/jewishsports/awards.asp Jewishsports.org, Awards] ]

Baseball

*Brad Ausmus
*Adam Balkan
*Moe Berg
*Ron Blomberg
*Harry Danning
*Thelma Eisen
*Mike Epstein
*Sid Gordon
*Shawn Green
*Hank Greenberg
*Ken Holtzman
*Sandy Koufax
*Max Levine
*Elliott Maddox
*Marvin Miller
*Arthur Richman
*Saul Rogovin
*Al Rosen
*Art Shamsky
*Ed Murphy

Basketball

*Red Auerbach
*David Bluthenthal
*Larry Brown
*Herb Brown
*Lou Carnesecca
*Shay Doron
*Norm Drucker
*Ken Fielder
*Jack Garfinkel
*Leo Gottlieb
*Bess Greenberg
*Zachary Greenberg
*Ernie Grunfeld
*Dan Grunfeld
*Sonny Hertzberg
*Art Heyman
*Nat Holman
*Red Holzman
*Anita Kaplan
*Ralph Kaplowitz
*Nat Militzok
*Steve Nisenson
*Donna Orender
*Marty Riger
*Hank Rosenstein
*Abe Saperstein
*Red Sarachek
*Dan Schayes
*Dolph Schayes
*Ossie Schectman
*Jon Scheyer
*Laine Selwyn
*Justin Simon
*Zelda Spoelstra
*Sid Tanenbaum
*Herb Turetzky
*Neal Walk
*Courtney Zale
*Max Zaslofsky

Bicycling

*Nicole Freedman

Bowling

*Marshall Holman

Boxing

*Ray Arcel
*Harry Haft
*Benny Leonard
*Boyd Melson
*Barney Ross

Broadcasting

*Marv Albert
*Mel Allen
*Len Berman
*Howard Cosell
*Stan Fischler
*Marty Glickman
*Barry Landers
*Bill Mazer
*Warner Wolf

Canadian Football

*Noah Cantor

Canoeing

*Joe Jacobi

Columnist

*Gerald Eskanazi
*Stan Isaacs
*Steve Jacobson
*Shirley Povich
*Milton Richman
*Dick Schaap
*Lisa Winston

Cycling

*Ryan Levinson
*Doug Shapiro

Discus

*Nancy Moloff

Dressage

*Robert Dover

Fencing

*Cliff Bayer
*Tamir Bloom
*Emily Jacobson
*Sada Jacobson

Figure Skating

*Sarah Hughes

Football

*Matt Bernstein
*Gary Bettman
*Hayden Epstein
*David Ettinger
*Jay Fiedler
*John Frank
*Lennie Friedman
*Benny Friedman
*Sid Gillman
*Marshall Goldberg
*Neila Jacobson
*Chad Levitt
*Marv Levy
*Sid Luckman
*Jerry Markbreit
*Josh Miller
*Ron Mix
*Ed Newman
*Neil Ravitz
*Sage Rosenfels
*Mike Rosenthal
*Mike Saffer
*Allie Sherman
*Bob Stein
*Dick Steinberg
*Josh Taves
*Preston Robert Tisch
*Gary Wichard
*Mark Wohlstadter
*Gary Wood
*George Young

Golf

*Amy Alcott

Gymnastics

*Mitch Gaylord
*Dustin Greenhill
*Dan Helmer
*Sarah Lowenthal
*Kerri Strug

Handball

*Vic Hershkowitz
*James Jacobs

Horse Showing

*Margie Goldstein-Engle

Horseracing

*Walter Blum

Ice Hockey

*Gary Bettman
*Sarah De Costa
*Eric Nystrom
*Bob Nystrom
*Mathieu Schneider
*Marc Siegel

Judo

*Bob Berland
*Charlee Minkin
*Jonathan Kane

Karate

*Marilyn Fierro

Lacrosse

*William Beroza
*Al Blau
*Adam Mahfouda
*Rebekah Rottenberg
*Scott Lorberbaum
*Matthew "Lil' Kong" Lorberbaum

Marathon Running

*Helene Hines
*Fred Lebow

Pole Vault

*Jilian Schwartz

Racquetball

*Marty Hogan

Rowing

*Aerial Gilbert

Rugby

*Shawn Lipman

hot put

*Andy Bloom
*Rebekah Green

kiing

*Carrie Sheinberg

occer

*Jeff Agoos
*Jesse Koller
*Jarryd Levine
*Shep Messing
*Chad Prince
*Debbie Rademacher
*Sara Whalen

oftball

*Rachel Blume
*Samantha Marder
*Amy Rosson

portscaster

*Linda Cohn
*Suzyn Waldman

quash

*Stephanie Barnet
*Jonathan Kane

wimming

*Anthony Ervin
*Scott Goldblatt
*Ben Herman
*David Kahn
*Lenny Krayzelburg
*Jason Lezak
*Marilyn Ramenofsky
*Mark Spitz

Tennis

*Gladys Heldman
*Julie Heldman
*Ilana Kloss
*Dick Savitt

Track

*Deena Drossin
*Irving Mondschein
*Zhanna Pintusevich-Block
*Jodi Schlesinger

Triathlete

*Joanna Zeiger

Volleyball

*Fran Kalafer
*Brie Katz
*Jessica Levy

Weightlifting

*Isaac Berger
*Drew Kellman

Wrestling

*Damion Hahn
*Henry Wittenberg

Writer

*Roger Kahn
*Paul Zimmerman
*Jonathan Kane

Awards

In addition to inducted Hall of Fame members, it presents periodic awards as follows: The Dick Steinberg Good Guy Award, The George Young Award, The Marty Glickman Outstanding Jewish Scholastic Athlete of the Year, and The Jules D. & Pearl D. Mazor Awards to the Outstanding Jewish High School Scholar Athletes of the Year.

Advisory Committee

Among those serving on its Advisory Committee are Marty Appel, Len Berman, Howard David, Ernie Grunfeld, Bill Mazer, and Paul Zimmerman.

ee also

*International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

External links

* [http://www.jewishsports.org/jewishsports/index.shtml Home Page]
* [http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/localguide/48278,0,840473.venue Newsday article]
* [http://www.nba.com/hawks/news/Herb_Brown_HOF_Release_042806.html "Herb Brown to be inducted into National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame," 2006]
* [http://www.hofmag.com/content/view/633/190/ "National Jewish Sports HOF Announces 2007 Inductees," 2/18/07]
* [http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F00A12F63C550C708DDDAC0894DF404482 "A Joke Inspires A Hall of Fame That's No Joke," New York Times, 5/13/07]

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