Jewish Journal

Congrats to Our 2011 MLB Winners

By Jeremy Fine

October 31, 2011 | 8:05 pm

The results are in. This years Hank Greenberg Award winner is RYAN BRAUN.

Braun finished the year batting .332BA, 33 HRs, 33SB, 111RBI, 109 R. He will be in a close battle with Matt... read on

  • Tough Way to Go Out

    By Jeremy Fine

    October 31, 2011 | 7:57 pm

    Congrats to the RedBirds and my good buddy Jon Hoffman on the Cardinals World Series win.

    Unfortunately for the rest of the Jews it was tough to watch Ian Kinsler and Scott Feldman come so close to rings again. Kinsler was 2-3 with 1 BB in the final game. Kinsler had a great... read on

  • Braun the Best in the Biz?

    By Jeremy Fine

    October 19, 2011 | 1:56 pm

    TGR has decided to find out whether or not Ryan is legitimately the best or one of the best players in baseball. The determining question; if you could start your team with 1 player who would it be?


    For the sake of this article we have taken out pitchers from the... read on

  • 7 Sports Ushpizin 2011

    By Jeremy Fine

    October 17, 2011 | 5:17 am

    There is a tradition that we invite 7 Ushpizin (Guests) into our Sukkahs during Sukkot. I decided to look at the sports world and decide who I am inviting in.

    Omri Casspi

    It would be great to welcome Casspi into my Sukkah. Of course, I could work on my Hebrew while we enjoyed dinner... read on

  • Radical Rad Joins the Tribe

    By Jeremy Fine

    October 16, 2011 | 4:55 pm

    Thank you to TGR fan Joseph Kraus for giving us a heads up on this. Unfortunately, Joe is a Cubs fan.


  • Best (Theoretical) NBA Stories for the Holy Land

    By Jeremy Fine

    October 15, 2011 | 11:21 pm

    With the NBA lockout looking more likely, TGR decided to look at who we would want to see in Israel (besides Jordan Farmar). Which NBA players would be the most intriguing stories and where should they go play.

    Roger Mason Jr. 

    Mason Jr. played two years for Hapoel Jerusalem and... read on

  • Polls are Open

    By Jeremy Fine

    October 12, 2011 | 1:09 pm

    It would seem to me that Ryan Braun is the run away for the Hank Greenberg TGR MLB Player of the Year but we will let the voters decide. The candidates are below. The voting poll is in the side of the blog.

    1) Ryan Braun - .332BA, 33 HRs, 33SB, 111RBI, 109 R
    2) Ian Kinsler -... read on

  • Al Davis Passes Away

    By Jeremy Fine

    October 10, 2011 | 7:30 pm

    The sports world said goodbye to one of the most well-known owners in Pro football Al Davis. Sportsline posted THIS article about the controversial Oakland Raiders’ owner. The Raiders won an inspiring game over the weekend. The win was dedicated to the memory of Davis (read more HERE).

    Davis actually died on Yom Kippur. Click HERE for an interesting article by Rabbi Hess.

    May his memory be for a blessing.
    And Let Us Say…Amen.
    - Jeremy Fine

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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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