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  • Marty Reisman: Table-tennis wizard saved a classic game

    December 10, 2012 | 1:23 pm

    Watch the newsreel below and observe a fabled minute in the life and times of Marty Reisman, who died on Friday at age 81. It is 1949 and the scene is Britain's famous Wembley Stadium. Twenty thousand eyes in the darkness are focused on tiny rhythmic oscillations of white in a pool...

  • Tahl Leibovitz is not only Interesting, but Completely Remarkable

    By Ilana Angel

    July 22, 2011 | 9:33 am

    If there were ever a movie that needed to be made, it’s the life story of Tahl Leibovitz.  My son suggested I write about Tahl when he came across him playing in a table tennis match on television.  I wrote a blog earlier in the week about Tahl Leibovitz which was based on a lot of...

  • Is Tahl Leibovitz The Greatest Jewish Athlete You’ve Never Heard Of?

    By Ilana Angel

    July 21, 2011 | 8:30 am

    My son called me last night from back east to ask if I had ever heard of Tahl Leibovitz.  I asked if he was someone I should check out on iTunes.  When he was done laughing, he let me know he had discovered Mr. Leibovitz while flipping through the channels and was so impressed, he...