Jewish Journal

Under the Radar

By Jeremy Fine

January 26, 2012 | 6:56 am

I am not sure how this got by me. It has all the things I am passionate about. Jewish education (Solomon Schechter no less) and a major college basketball team.


Meet Jacob Susskind, alumnus of Solomon Schechter/Golda Och, freshman for the Maryland Terps. Click HERE to read more. Thank you to Richard Lerner for sending this in.

  • Interview: Former ‘Cuse Player Ross Diliegro

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 26, 2012 | 6:55 am

    A while back we interviewed, then, New Hampshire center Dane Diliegro. Dane was an excellent player, but apparently he learned it all from his big bro. While Dane was in High School, Ross was at Syracuse with Eric Devendorf leading the way. More recently Ross participated in the... read on

  • Leading Jewish Scorers in the NCAA

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 25, 2012 | 9:36 am

    Below is a looking into how the Jewish college players are scoring up until this point. We are a little over a month away from March Madness. Hopefully, all of these players and teams turn it up a notch.

    Zach Rosen (Penn) - 18.3

    Jake Cohen (Davidson) - 14.9

    Tucker Halpern... read on

  • Farmar is Hot

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 24, 2012 | 5:51 am


    Jordan Farmar continued his hot shooting last night in a loss to the Bulls. Farmar, who plays behind Deron Williams, dropped 22 pts and added 4 assists. This has come on the heels for a great streak for Farmar. With Rookie MarShon Brooks out, Farmar has made the most of his... read on

  • Interview: Stoney Brook’s Ben Resner

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 24, 2012 | 5:44 am

    TGR is kicking off College Basketball week. We begin with D1 player and former Maccabi participant, Ben Resner. His life long dream is coming true and it looks like Stoney Brook could be headed to tournament, so pay attention to Resner and SeaWolves.

    1) Tell TGR about yourself?

    I’m... read on

  • UJA Event a Big Success

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 20, 2012 | 10:41 am

    Last night I had the privilege to sit in a room with over 150 other Jewish sports fans and hear the legendary Mad Dog Russo. Mad Dog talked sports and give us insight in some pivotal moments in NFL history. The night didn’t end there. Silent and live auctions featuring everything... read on

  • Should Braun Speak Up?

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 20, 2012 | 10:33 am

    Two days ago I was watching PTI and Wilbon and Kornheiser were debating whether or not Ryan Braun should explain himself at his NL MVP acceptance speech? I too have been wondering this since the disappointing story went public.


    Braun is a man, an athlete, and a competitor. I... read on

  • Then There Was One

    By Jeremy Fine

    January 15, 2012 | 9:41 am


    With a second round win by the San Francisco 49ers, the New Orleans Saints and Brian De La Puente were eliminated from the playoffs. There the New England Patriot’s Julian Edelman is the sole remaining football player with a Jewish parent. The Patriots destroyed Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos and will play the winner of the Ravens/Texans match-up today.


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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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