Jewish Journal

  • Pearl and Pals Get Hit

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 24, 2011 | 7:54 am

    Bruce Pearl suffered a big hit after all the infractions by losing his coach job at Tennessee. Unfortunately, for Pearl that was the least of his problems. The NCAA is expected to announce today that Pearl will have a 3-Year ban from coaching in the NCAA.

    His assistants, Tony... read on

  • In Total A-Mays-ement

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 24, 2011 | 7:46 am

    About a year and a half ago Taylor Mays was all the craze. TGR followed his story closely. Mays fell past the firs round into the 2nd. But we felt that going to the 49ers was a great opportunity. The hard hitting safety could play for one of the hardest hitting linebackers of... read on

  • Dear I Say, Irsay Looking For Favre

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 22, 2011 | 6:34 pm

    The rumors, like every summer, are swirling around Brett Favre once again. This time because Colts’ Jewish (Father) owner Jim Irsay tweeted “Brad, I’m in Hattiesburg ... is it right or left at the Firechief?” Hattiesburg is Favre’s residential city, where he has been... read on

  • Walton to Coach Not Play for Pastner

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 22, 2011 | 6:08 pm

    While most players are searching for the best for an international team to latch onto, Luke Walton has decided to stay in the country. Walton will be an assistant for Josh Pastner at Memphis. Pastner is probably the most recognizable NCAA Jewish coach with Bruce Pearl leaving... read on

  • Jewish Baseball News of All Sorts

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 19, 2011 | 7:27 am

    This story has been all over the place. But in case your haven’t read it, its about Lipman Pike, who was the first Jewish Home Run King. Click HERE to read more.

    The Bleacher Report posted this story about Ryan Braun as the NL MVP. Click HERE. Braun would be the first Jewish MVP... read on

  • Another New Jew on the Block

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 18, 2011 | 8:18 pm

    A day after Michael Schwimer got the call up by the Phillies, the Boston Red Sox call up Ryan Lavarnway. Lavarnway, was swinging a hot bat in AAA. This season he has 30 homers between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket while hitting .293. He’s hit .301 in 55 games with the... read on

  • New Jew on The Block

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 17, 2011 | 3:05 pm

    With the Phillies’ Joe Blanton headed to the 60 day DL and Placido Polanco going to the 15 day DL they call up Michael Schwimer (no relationship to David or so we think). Schwimer was 9-1 in AAA with 10 Saves and a 1.88 ERA. He had 86 strikeouts in 67 innings. 

    This is great... 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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