The Jewish owner of a real estate company in New York is donating his $50,000 winnings from a Super Bowl bet to charity.
When the New York Giants and New England Patriots take the field for Sunday’s Super Bowl, most of the country will focus on the athletes wearing the jerseys. However, from a Jewish perspective, the story behind these football franchises comes from those wearing suits in the owner’s box.
With less than a minute to play in the biggest football game of his life, Jewish punter Josh Miller wanted a ham sandwich.
When the National Football League lockout ended this past August, Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday praised Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots stating, "Without him, this deal does not get done, he is a man who helped us save football." Now just six short months later, it is Kraft’s New England Patriots who are at the top of the very game he saved and set to take on the New York Giants February 5th in Super Bowl XLVI (46).
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is on a high-profile business and trade mission in Israel promoting job-creating partnerships between the two regions. Patrick on Monday launched the second phase of Mass Challenge, a four-year, $1 million worldwide competition for innovative start-up companies. He encouraged Israel's entrepreneurs to enter the contest. Among the many Israeli applicants that entered last year, Joy Tunes reached the finals.