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Different Kind of Ring

By Jeremy Fine

April 28, 2010 | 10:51 pm

Today is a TGR first. Today’s story is about gymnastics. Actually, a gymnast many of you may remember. Kerri Strug was an Olympic gold medalist in 1996. Many of you may remember her... read on

  • Jewish Sports 1-49

    By Jeremy Fine

    April 27, 2010 | 12:15 am

    From the 2nd day of Passover until Shavuot Jews count each day with a special prayer (49 days total). The time in between the holidays (Exodus from Egypt to receiving the Torah) is called the Omer. During the Omer people study pirkei avot, don’t shave (notice some of your rabbis will... read on

  • Taylor Mays vs. Pete Carroll

    By Jeremy Fine

    April 25, 2010 | 8:53 am

    Sometimes I used to watch Coach Bobby Knight on the sidelines and think, wow I would do anything to play for him. That is right. Bobby Knight. He was stern but fair. He was loyal and committed to his players and to winning. I think about other great coaches like John Wooden, Coach K,... read on

  • The Ike Davis Era Begins

    By Jeremy Fine

    April 20, 2010 | 2:34 am

    A few months back we posted about the future of Jewish sports. We spoke about Omri Casspi who has already had an impact. Jon Scheyer who played up to his potential. And of course, our main man, Taylor Mays who is about to be a first round draft pick in the NFL draft. But in baseball... read on

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  • For The Baseball Card Lover In You

    By Jeremy Fine

    April 17, 2010 | 10:19 pm

    The Great Rabbino received this notice via email. Check it out.

    Newton, MA – April 8, 2010 – The 2010 edition of Jewish Major Leaguer baseball cards salutes what was probably the greatest decade in the game’s history for Jewish players, with players like Shawn Green, Kevin... read on

  • NBA Season Comes to and End (For Casspi)

    By Jeremy Fine

    April 15, 2010 | 11:39 am

    The NBA regular season has come to and end. My Bullies barely grabbed the dreaded 8th spot. Lucky them having to face King James in the opening round. DRose is great but not a miracle worker.

    But let us get down to what matters. The Jewish NBA. Clearly, this year’s biggest story... read on

  • Interview: Former Nice Jewish Boy Turns Into Brimstone

    By Jeremy Fine

    April 12, 2010 | 11:31 pm

    TGR is, as you all know by now, big on wrestling. We have showcased Colt Cabana several times. Recently, I got a tip about another Jewish wrestler named Brimstone. Brimstone, like Colt, is an independent wrestler. In the old days all wrestlers started small, honed their craft, and... read on

  • No Jewish Masters

    By Jeremy Fine

    April 11, 2010 | 4:36 am

    Yes The Great Rabbino prefers baseball, basketball, football, and wrestling…but I also really like the Masters. I am not the biggest golfing fan but ever since my I met my wife and realized my father-in-law’s passion for the game, I have gotten more involved. But…its hard for TGR to... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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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