Jewish Journal

Israel’s 2013 WBC Projected Team

By Jeremy Fine

June 17, 2011 | 3:52 am

It is early, but we are already excited about 2013 World Baseball Classic that will feature Israel. Baseball is rapidly growing in Israel. The now defunct Israeli Baseball League still... read on

  • Meet The Illini’s Wes Braun

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 15, 2011 | 1:45 pm

    Growing up in the North Suburbs of Chicago there was one athlete everyone knew, his name was Ryan Hogan. Hogan played basketball at Deerfield and was a stud. I still recall stories of Rick Pitino arriving in a limo to Deerfield High School to get Hogan to commit. I played pickup... read on

  • The Big Winner is Mark Cuban

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 13, 2011 | 9:50 am

    TGR wants to congratulate Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks on their NBA Championship in 6 games over the Mavericks. Cuban not only wins the title but officially becomes the TGR NBA Sportsman of the Year…not sure which was better.

    Cuban was a true mensch last night on several occasions. TGR is very proud. Now its full throttle baseball season!

    And Let Us Say…Amen.
    -Jeremy Fine

  • Keeping Up with Jewish Sports

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 12, 2011 | 10:33 am

    Here are some articles to keep up with the Jewish sports News:

    Green Open To Playing For Israel

    Marv Albert to Call Football Games

    Pistons (and Raptors) Interested in Lawrence Frank

    Braun Passes Pujols in All-Star Voting

    Dmitriy Salita Supporting Israel

    And Let Us Say…Amen.
    For more check out www.TheGreatRabbino.com

  • Cammalleri Wins Again

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 9, 2011 | 11:55 pm

    TGR is proud to announce that Mike Cammalleri is the 2011 NHL Player of the Year. He is the first sole back-to-back winner (in any category), joining only Gabe Carimi as a two time winner. Cammalleri finished the season with 19 goals and 28 assists. He had an 18:01 Time on Ice. He also had another solid playoffs. Congrast Cammalleri, keep it up.

    And Let Us Say…Amen.
    For more check out www.TheGreatRabbino.com

  • Kahn Finally Gets Rubio?

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 3, 2011 | 9:47 am

    In 2009 David Kahn, the General Manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves, made one of the most criticized draft choices in NBA history. Even though he was told by young Spanish superstar Ricky Rubio that he would not play for the T-Wolves, Kahn took him with the 5th pick anyway.... read on

  • New Jewish (Israeli) Wrestler

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 2, 2011 | 8:08 am

    Recently the world lost my favorite wrestler of all-time, Macho Man Randy Savage. The Macho Man happened to be Jewish. But he never embraced his Judaism in the ring. A few have. Barry Horowitz was the classic stereotypical Jew who had a solid career in the WWE(F). Goldberg... read on

  • At Least His Arm Is Jewish

    By Jeremy Fine

    June 1, 2011 | 10:02 pm

    I was watching wrestling a little while back and noticed that Tyler Reks had a tattoo on his arm. Reks came into the WWE as a surfer with dreds. He is far from a surfer dude these days. Reks was re-packaged with a new mean streak, for you 80s wrestling fans think Hercules with a tan... 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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