Jewish Journal

Ralph Branca Jewish

By Jeremy Fine

August 16, 2011 | 7:25 pm

The New York Times has reported that Ralph Branca, the pitcher that gave up the Bobby Thompson Home Run, is Jewish. Click HERE to read more.

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  • Urlacher Takes on MJ and My Jewish Friends

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 16, 2011 | 7:15 pm

    Any chance I can get MJ on this site I will. This time a few of my friends teamed up with MJ to take on Brian Urlacher. Jewish luck was not on the pitcher’s side when facing Urlacher (4:59 minute mark).

    Click HERE,


  • The Ten Jewish NFL Stories of 2011

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 16, 2011 | 6:50 am

    Before the NFL Season Starts, TGR wants to look at the most compelling Jewish NFL stories for TGR fans to follow over the season.

    10) Will Sage Rosenfels See Playing Time - Rosenfels is Eli Manning’s backup, which means he probably won’t see the field barring injury. But if... read on

  • Casspi News

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 15, 2011 | 6:51 am

    Casspi Hurt click HERE.

    Casspi Back to Maccabi?


  • Scheyer Needs to Shine

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 15, 2011 | 6:47 am

    Recently, there has been a good amount of press covering Jon Scheyer’s inevitable decision to head to Israel, play for Maccabi Tel Aviv and try to get another NBA tryout. Scheyer was a tremendous college player, that stood up to every challenge. Having followed Scheyer since his... read on

  • News From Bears Camp

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 10, 2011 | 5:23 pm

    Mike Tice, the Offensive Line coach of the Chicago Bears, has said his O-Line is in place and Gabe Carimi will be the starting Right Tackle. To read more click HERE.

    Also, Adam Podlesh has had good things to say. Click HERE.


  • How They Doin’

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 8, 2011 | 5:14 pm

    Here is the update on the current Jewish MLBers seasons. Thanks to JewishBaseballNews.com for the stats!

    Position Players

    1) Ryan Braun (LF) Brewers—.326BA, 21HR, 74RBI, .395OBP, .576SLG

    2) Ike Davis (1B) Mets—.302BA, 7HR, 25RBI, .383OBP, .543SLG (DL since 5/11)

    3) Sam Fuld... read on

  • NBA News: Farmar to Israel, Pearl to NDBL, and more

    By Jeremy Fine

    August 3, 2011 | 1:13 pm

    Thank you to the Sports Rabbi for having me on his show today. Great times. Check out more at www.rustymikeradio.com.

    Josh, the Sports Rabbi, pointed out some big news. Jordan Farmar has signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv and will apply for Israel citizenship. To read more click HERE.... 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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