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  • Tamir Goodman, ‘the Jewish Jordan,’ is retiring

    September 10, 2009 | 3:45 pm

    Tamir Goodman, the former high school phenom once known as the “Jewish Jordan,” will announce his retirement from pro basketball.

    The first Orthodox Jewish player to professionally in Israel and for a brief stint in the United States, Goodman will make the announcement Wednesday...

  • ‘The First Basket’ depicts journey from Ellis Island to shooting hoops

    October 30, 2008 | 3:31 am

    It's true that major league baseball has seen a renaissance of Jewish players during the past few years, but the historic American Jewish sport is surely basketball.

    It makes sense if you think about it: Easy to play on the concrete surfaces that are ubiquitous in urban areas,...