Jewish Journal

Interview: MMA Fighter Marina Shafir

By Jeremy Fine

August 25, 2013 | 7:26 am

TGR runs plenty of stories on wrestling, usually pro wrestling. In fact, we expand to boxing from time to time with stories on various boxers like Yuri Foreman and Dmitry Salita. But meet... read on

  • Interview with Oakland’s Pro Wrestler AJ Kirsch

    By Jeremy Fine

    July 9, 2013 | 6:50 am

    TheGreatRabbino.com went out and got a hold of AJ Kirsch who is making some noise on the Pro Wrestling scene. He is on the upward swing of his career. You might remember him from WWE's Tough Enough with Stone Cold Steve Austin. He was also a candidate for TNA's Gut Check. Kirsch is... read on

  • Interview: Former Blue Ron Garber

    By Jeremy Fine

    April 8, 2013 | 8:17 am

    On the eve of another end to March Madness, TGR wanted to do something special. So we caught up with former Michigan basketball player Ron Garber. Ron is a great guy and plays in my Temple of Aaron Sunday night basketball game in St. Paul. Besides throwing down two massive dunks... read on

  • Interview: NFL Prospect Sam Schwartzstein

    By Jeremy Fine

    March 4, 2013 | 1:40 pm

    Over the last few years the NFL draft has brought us some great stories. Starting with Taylor Mays and Gabe Carimi. Last year Mitchell Schwartz got all the press, while Alex Hoffman-Ellis and Alex Gottlieb drew some attention as well. This year we have Sam Schwartzstein out of... read on

  • Interview: JewishHoopsAmerica.com

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 31, 2013 | 11:50 am

    Had this website been around while I was in High School I would have been obsessed with it. As anyone who has played in the Red Sarachek Tournament or an intense rivalry game with Jewish pride on the line, JewishHoopsAmerica.com adds a little more fuel to the fire. TGR loves the... read on

  • A Look at the History of NFL Coaches

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 17, 2013 | 7:21 am

    With the announcement of Marc Trestman as newest head coach of the Chicago Bears, TGR decided to look into former Jewish NFL coaches. We were able to identify 3 others (apparently only wikipedia has tackled this topic).

    From 1961 to 1969 the New York (FOOTBALL) Giants were led by... read on

  • Interview: Meet Columbia’s Alex Rosenberg

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 17, 2013 | 7:18 am

    As league play begins we caught up with Columbia's new rising star Alex Rosenberg. Only a sophomore, Rosenberg is providing his worth and this Lions team as a real shot at an Ivy League title and finished the preseason 8-6. Here is what Rosenberg has to say about his future, his... read on

  • Jewish Football Twitter Accounts You Can Trust

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 17, 2013 | 7:16 am

    You may have heard that their are some faulty Twitter accounts going around. So here are some real ones to follow. Also, you can always check us out at @TheGreatRabbino (just sports) or @RabbiJeremyFine (Judaism and more).


    @SageRosenfels18 - Former NFL Quarterback

    @GeoffSchwartz76 - Vikings Offensive Lineman

    @CoachTonyLevine - Houston Head Coach

    @AntonioGaray71 - Chargers Defensive Lineman

    @Goldberg - Former NFL Linebacker

    @AdamPodlesh08 - Bears Punter

    @ErikLorig - Bucs Fullback

    @JeremyBloom11 - Former NFL Kick Returner

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Rabbi Jeremy Fine is the Assistant Rabbi at Temple of Aaron in St. Paul MN. He was ordained from the Jewish Theological Seminary where he also received a Masters in Jewish...

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