Jewish Journal

  • Farmar Trades Bruin Blue for Laker Purple

    by Ali Austerlitz

    July 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    What could be better? Los Angeles's own Jewish Jordan -- Jordan Farmar -- is here to stay.

    The Los Angeles Lakers has drafted Farmar, who made headlines...

  • Ghanaian Kicks It Up for Israel Fans

    by Lisa Hirschmann

    June 22, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    World Cup viewers were confronted with more than one big surprise on Saturday when Ghana defeated the Czech Republic 2-0 in what was perhaps the greatest...

  • ‘Pretty’ Prime Minister?

    by Tom Tugend

    May 4, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Ehud Olmert reportedly came up with the title for the Hollywood hit "Pretty Woman." Israel´s prime minister-elect was a Knesset lawmaker when he helped...

  • Two Bruins Get Big Kick Out of Sun Bowl

    by Carin Davis

    February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Most of the football world is savoring the high and lows of the Steelers' Super Bowl romp over the Seahawks, but two unlikely Jewish athletes have their...

  • A Line Drive Down Jewish History

    by Sandee Brawarsky

    January 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    "Judaism's Encounter With American Sports," by Jeffrey Gurock (Indiana University Press, $29.95).

    In an oft-repeated anecdote dating back to the early...

  • Fight of the Century

    by Tom Teicholz

    January 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Joe Louis' boxing match against Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium in 1938 remains one of the great sporting events of the 20th century -- even though the...

  • New Punims in Sports Hall of Fame

    by Tom Tugend

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Freestyle swim champion Jason Lezak of Irvine and fellow Californian, hot rodder Kenny Bernstein, have been elected to the International Jewish Sports...

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