HabsPod Week #3 October 21 Guest Eric Engels of Hockey Buzz & Sirius X Radio!


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Eric Engels of Hockey Buzz and Sirius XM Radio joined me to talk about the Canadiens start to the season! Follow Eric on Twitter @ericengels

Doc Ike & looked back at the Canadiens home opener versus the Boston Bruins, Milan Lucic & more!

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HabsPod Week #2 October 14-21 Guest Dan Robertson TSN 690 Voice of the Canadiens!


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New play by play announcer Dan Robertson of TSN 690 Montreal joined me to discuss how he landed the prestigious job of being the radio voice of the Montreal Canadiens!

Doc Ike & looked back at the Canadiens 4 game road trip & look forward to the home opener versus the Boston Bruins & the rest of the upcoming week!

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Habs Pod Opening Week October 8, 2014

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Doc Ike & previewed the Montreal Canadiens as the NHL season is upon us! We look at the off season moves and upcoming games this week!

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Return to Israel, Sports in the Holy Land

Over the past month or so, due to the World Cup and the subsequent war with the terrorist Hamas, I have been having mixed emotions and conflict as to where I stand in supporting other football National Teams other than Israel as they missed yet another tournament.

I am proud of my Canada, my country of birth and Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s unwavering support of Israel. I also want to make it clear that as a naturalized American citizen, married to an American and with 2 of my 3 boys born in NY I am most grateful to the United States for all it has done for me, my family & of course for the State of Israel.

Canada’s National Hockey team is easy to root for. And the USA Football National Team whom I followed to exotic places such as Barbados and the less exotic RFK stadium has always been fun.

But still I had a very hard time rooting for the USMNT during this past World Cup. I don’t know if it’s because I have not lived in America for 10 years or that I am in the homeland of the Jewish People, Israel or if it’s a combination of both.

Yes, I have resided in the Promised Land for a decade and boy did it go by quickly. My children have grown up here; they have gone to school here and they are part of the Israeli fabric as I have become as well.

We, the Jewish People have only one country that is ours, Israel. We have culture, stock exchanges, hi-tech not to mention sports. From Euroleague champions Maccabi Tel Aviv, to the Israel Basketball Superleague to the Israel Football Association national teams and Ligat Ha’Al, Israel has a fine collection of sports to choose from.

We can all agree that the football league is not the best and not even close to being in the top 10 leagues across Europe and that the National team still can’t find it’s way to a major tournament in over 40 years, but it’s our league, and our national team. It’s ours, the Jewish people’s not just the Jews of Israel, but the Jews worldwide.

For Israelis, it’s HaLiga Shelanu, or in English “our league”. It’s what we have and it’s what we support through thick or thin. From Maccabi Haifa to Hapoel Beer Sheva, we do have something to offer our brothers and sisters all around the world. To Israelis playing abroad to those at home, we have who to support.

And yes, I truly believe that.

As we have seen over the past few weeks when the Jewish people around the globe rallied around the families of the then kidnapped and now found murdered three young boys by terrorists, we all must understand that they were killed for a simple reason. Because they were Jews and Jews living in the Holy Land of Israel.
Hamas and its indiscriminate missile attacks on Israel since 2005 are because they are bent on the destruction of the Jews and the Jewish State. They have one goal; to see Israel suffer.
We celebrate life, they celebrate death.

Jews must remember that we are all one people connected and intertwined with Israel no matter what. We have no choice, it’s in our DNA. If we reside in New York, Montreal or Jerusalem, we must always know that Israel will be a safe haven for some and the anchor of the ingathering of the exiles for others. This is the true meaning of Zionism and returning to the land.

May we all pray for the safe return of our soldiers.

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Sports Rabbi Show May 27, 2014


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Jon Scheiman of True Hoops NY & I talked NBA Playoffs!!

Doc Ike & I discussed the predicament the Montreal Canadiens are in!

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Sports Rabbi Podcast May 20, 2014


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Jon Scheiman of True Hoops NY & I discussed the latest in the NBA!

Doc Ike & I discussed the unfortunate situation the Montreal Canadiens are in!

Dave Barr gave us the latest on the MLB. Follow Dave on twitter @daveabarr

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Sports Rabbi Podcast May 13, 2014


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Jon Scheiman of True Hoops NY came on board to talk NBA Playoff Action!

Doc Ike & I discussed NHL playoffs!

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Sports Rabbi Podcast April 8, 2014


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NCAA Guru Kunal Chaudhry talked NCAA Championship winners UCONN! Check Kunal out on Twitter @Ddphifive

Doc Ike & I talked NHL Action as the teams head to the playoffs!

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Sports Rabbi Podcast April 1, 2014


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Jon Scheiman of True Hoops NY and I talked NBA, the Chicago Bulls & more! You can also follow Jon on Twitter @TrueHoopsNY

NCAA Guru Kunal Chaudhry joined me to talk Final Four! Check Kunal out on Twitter @Ddphifive

Doc Ike & I talked NHL push to the playoffs!

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Sports Rabbi Podcast March 25, 2014


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Jon Scheiman of True Hoops NY and I talked NBA, New York Knicks & more! You can also follow Jon on Twitter @TrueHoopsNY

Kunal Chaudhry our NCAA Guru came on board to talk the first more Tourney Time with The Sports Rabbi! Check Kunal out on Twitter @Ddphifive

Doc Ike & I ran down the latest in NHL action!

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