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Opinion: Jeremy Lin, the Jews and redistricting

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/raphael_sonenshein/article/opinion_city_redistricting_plan_has_potential_to_affect_asian-americans_201

I was too young to see Hank Greenberg play. That was my father’s generation. But growing up in New Jersey, I well remember the day when Sandy Koufax, playing for the Dodgers, announced his electrifying decision to sit out a 1965 World Series game on Yom Kippur. Koufax’s action was a great source of pride to a Jewish kid with a baseball glove perennially at hand and who had heard way too many jokes about the thin book of Jewish sports heroes.

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