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Tag: Jewish Athletes
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November 22, 2006 | 7:00 pmFor years, Eli Sherman heard the joke about "Great Jewish Athletes" being the world's shortest book. But he knew better.
Sherman, who died at age 74 of natural causes Nov. 14 at a Palm Desert rehabilitation center, devoted his life to advancing recognition of Jewish athletic...
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Joe Jacobi's pain as he prepares for the Olympics is more emotional than physical.
The canoeist/kayaker, 34, told JTA by e-mail that as he prepares for the Olympics in Athens, he misses his 3-year-old daughter, Seu Jane -- named for the Spanish village that hosted some rowing...
February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm
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Although Salt Lake City hosted several Jewish Olympians this year, including figure skater Sasha Cohen, the Olympic games haven't always been so welcoming to Jewish athletes.
Bernd Stevens said he might have competed in skiing in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, "if it hadn't been for being...
September 14, 2000 | 8:00 pm