Jewish Journal

Breslow Gets The Nice Guy Award

By Jeremy Fine

May 31, 2011 | 8:51 pm

Sports Illustrated ran a contest trying to find the nicest guy in the MLB. While Jim Thome was the winner, there was only one pitcher on the list and that was the A’s Craig Breslow (making him the nicest pitcher in the MLB). Congrats Breslow on the nice guy award. Check out Breslow’s The Strike 3 Foundation HERE. His foundation heightens awareness, mobilizes support, and raises funding for childhood cancer research.

For more check out www.THEGREATRABBINO.com

  • The Perfect Israeli Love

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 31, 2011 | 6:11 pm

    While Omri Casspi might not have had the best season, it seems his offseason has been off the charts awesome. He has recently been linked to Sports Illustrated cover model and Israeli Bar Raphaeli. For more read HERE.


    TGR fully endorses this Jewish love.


  • Braun Looking Like an All Star Starter

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 31, 2011 | 4:52 pm

    Mlb.com has come out with its first calculations of vote getters for the 2011 MLB All Star game. No surprise that Ryan Braun leads all outfielders. The MLB’s Home Run leader has 971,809. Right behind him are Cardinals Matt Holliday and Lance Berkman (no Berkman is not Jewish). To... read on

  • Come Meet Gabe Carimi and Support UW Hillel

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 30, 2011 | 7:58 am

    University of Wisconsin Hillel invites you to join them in warmly welcoming to Chicago the 2010 All American and new Chicago Bear, Gabe Carimi. Meet Gabe and many other UW alumni, Badgers and Bears fans at this special event.   

    This event is a benefit for UW Hillel Foundation,... read on

  • My Take on the Chicago Bulls Season and Future

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 29, 2011 | 7:51 am

    I rarely write about non-Jewish sports related stories but I occasionally I will chime in. So today is my take on the Chicago Bulls season and future.

    First, let me begin by saying it was an amazing season. Bulls fans should be very proud. Awards aside, they were the best team... read on

  • Chicago Bulls Ice Cream

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 26, 2011 | 8:54 am

    In honor of the Chicago Bulls, I want to introduce the TGR fans to Chicago Bulls Ice Cream. Good friend and TGR fan Naomi Sugar (formerly Remis) has started a blog about Ice Cream. Earlier this week she made one honoring the Chicago Bulls. Check out the 365scoops.com and the recipe.

    Big game tonight. Go Bulls!


  • Meet Portland Pilot’s Coach Michael Wolf

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 24, 2011 | 10:19 am

    Recently I got an email from a man named Michael Wolf. From time to time there are athletes and coaches left off lists we put together. After his wife sent him TGR, Wolf wrote in and he has been added to a growing list of Jewish coaches. We asked him if he wanted to be interviewed... read on

  • Macho Man Randy Savage Passes Away

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 22, 2011 | 4:07 pm

    TGR is sad to report the passing of wrestling great Macho Man Randy Savage. Savage was mainly known for his days in the WWE (then WWF) and WCW. He appeared once in TNA but has not been involved with wrestling in quite awhile. He also appeared in the first Spider Man movie. He will be missed. For more read HERE.


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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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