Jewish Journal

NBA Omer Counter

By Jeremy Fine

May 19, 2011 | 3:57 am

We began a tradition of sending out an Omer counter each year. Sorry we are late, but for those having trouble counting this year, here is our NBA Omer Counter.

We took the best player... read on

  • Frank Gets 2nd Interview with Rockets

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 17, 2011 | 1:29 pm

    Once rumored for the Tennessee Volunteers job (as Bruce Pearl’s replacement) it looks like Lawrence Frank might be headed to another NBA team. The Houston Rockets have brought in Frank for a second interview.

    Frank was previously the head coach of the NJ Nets last coaching in 2009-10. Since he has been Doc Rivers’ assistant in Boston.

    Good luck. TGR would love to have a Jewish head coach in the NBA again.
    For more check out www.TheGreatRabbino.com

  • High School Basketball League History

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 17, 2011 | 7:43 am

    Jewish Hoops America is working on a piece about the history of Yeshiva League basketball. To read the work in progress click HERE.

    For more basketball read our recent articles comparing Red Auerbach and Phil Jackson and vote for who will be this year’s NBA Sportsman of the Year.
    And Let Us Say…Amen.
    -Jeremy Fine

  • Red or Phil?

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 15, 2011 | 11:27 am


    Phil Jackson has retired (for now). Most likely he will get bored after a few years and reappear when Mike D’antoni gets fired and the Knicks need a head coach. But for now Jackson claims that he is done. So the debate begins, who was better Red Auerbach (Jewish) or... read on

  • Ike on the DL

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 13, 2011 | 11:03 am

    Mets 1st Baseman was sent to the DL. Davis leads the Mets with 7 Home Runs. For more click HERE.

    Check out www.TheGreatRabbino.com

  • Marquis’ 100th Win in Perspective

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 12, 2011 | 1:09 pm

    Recently Jason Marquis won is 4th game of the season beating the Atlanta Braves. So far this season he is 4-1 with a 3.66 ERA on a Nationals team that
    is 17-18. He ranks 6th among N.L. pitchers in fewest walks per 9
    innings (1.60) and 9th in strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.714/tie). This... read on

  • 2011 NBA Sportsman of the Year

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 8, 2011 | 3:15 pm

    Since the NBA isn’t loaded with players the annual TGR award in the NBA goes to anyone involved in the organization. Last’s winner was Omri Casspi for obvious reasons. He had a solid rookie season and participated in two parts of NBA All Star weekend. But this year neither Casspi or... read on

  • The Bear Jew: Gabe Carimi

    By Jeremy Fine

    May 3, 2011 | 1:26 pm

    Chicago has had its share of great athletes, Michael Jordan, Frank Thomas, and Stan Mikita to name a few. The Bears have probably the richest of the Chicago teams with players like Walter Payton, Gayle Sayers, and Dick Butkus. But it has been a while since any Chicago team has had a... read on

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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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