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Sports Rabbi Project

The Sports Rabbi connects the world to Israel, Sports and Judaism through fun educational activities involving Israeli sports from its illustrious past, wonderful present and enticing future.

The Sports Rabbi Presentation brings Israeli Sports abroad to all ages as a way to create a bond between modern day Israel and Judaism. This is done by engaging in two way sports talk with a fully interactive presentation to groups of children, Bar/Bat Mitzvah families, youth and adults in Israel and around the world. Sharing stories about Israeli athletes, sports clubs and the colorful history of Israeli sports at local synagogues, schools and Jewish community centers will keep the participants at the edge of their seats for a thrilling experience.

Presentation topics include:

– Theodor Herzl at the Zionist Conference in Basel
– HaTikvah the Israeli National Anthem
– Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook the first chief Rabbi of Palestine’s view on sports
– The first Jewish sports clubs Maccabi and Hapoel
– The Holocaust connection
– Israel at the Olympics
– Modern day Israeli sports and heroes
– Hebrew sports songs and cheers

“We were happy to have the Sports Rabbi present to our community and it was great to see the kids sitting in rapt attention during the presentation.”Liz Koozman of Beth Sholom in Frederick, MD

“We had a great time and the kids really enjoyed and learned from the presentation.”Rabbi Jonathan Knapp, Head of School at Yavneh Academy, NJ

“What a treat to have the Sports Rabbi here at Micah. We cannot thank him enough for the time, insights, and patience he had with our teens.” Rabbi Flip and Rabbi Laurie Rice of Congregation Micah Nashville Tennessee

The Sports Rabbi Project gives underprivileged Israeli youth the opportunity to participate in after school sports activities through formal and informal avenues along with continuing to promote the love of Israel through sports.

Check out The Sports Rabbi Jerusalem Post article

Read all about The Sports Rabbi in Makor Rishon! Article translated into English

To find out more please contact The Sports Rabbi thesportsrabbi@yahoo.com or fill in the form below.