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Holyland Hoops Episode 1

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Sports Rabbi Holyland Hoops Show with The Sports Rabbi, Alex Krasnow & Daniel Levine! The Sports Rabbi is joined by Alex Krasnow & Daniel Levine as the trio breaks down all of the Israeli basketball action from Gameday 16. Maccabi led by Jake Cohen dumped [Read More]

Liron Cohen Israel Basketball’s Past, Present & Future!

January 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Arguably one Israel’s greatest women’s basketball player is Liron Cohen. Playing in 9 countries, winning multiple titles and championships while featuring on the Israel National Women’s Basketball Team, Cohen will go down in the annals of history as one of the best ever. Who is [Read More]

Tamir Goodman Basketball Camp – An Opportunity of a Lifetime

December 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tamir arrived at my house back in the winter of 1999. He arrived in the form of a Sports Illustrated article. Yes, Sports Illustrated the Sports Magazine of choice, in the February 1, 1999 issue. At the time I was a 24 year old accountant while Tamir was reaching for the highest of heights as a [Read More]

Israel Basketball Team Continues Along

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Israel National Basketball Team played in front of their home crowd for the first time and moved their exhibition record to 6-0 after defeating Great Britain 78-69 at the Drive Inn Arena in Tel Aviv. Israel will play another 2 games at home on Friday against Slovenia at Yad Eliyahu while on [Read More]

Israel Sports Schedule August 31-September 6!

August 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Below is a list of the sports taking place in Israel between August 31-September 6. For most games but not all, tickets can be bought through the Leaan Website. Please note that some games are on Shabbat. If you haven specific questions please email me Thursday Aug 31 15:45 [Read More]

Grant Greenberg, Record Setter

July 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Not only is Grant Greenberg the all-time men’s collegiate leading scorer in the state of Kansas with 3,330 total career points but he’s also a “Mentsch”. You would never know in a million years that the unassuming University of Saint Mary’s guard has broken record after record and picked [Read More]

Alec Kobre: “My goal is to play in Israel”

July 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Alec Kobre is a sharp shooter who represented the United States on their Maccabiah Gold Medal winning team under the tutelage of coach Doug Gottlieb. The former Pacific guard spoke about his experiences in the Holy Land, “It has been great. It was my first time in Israel and it’s been great [Read More]

Travis Warech: “The No-Brainer of the Year”

July 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

“I can’t fathom Travis not playing in the first division in Israel,” Doug Gottlieb, current USA Maccabiah coach, Fox Sports Radio host and former college standout point guard said about Travis Warech. “He brings to the table all of the attributes of a veteran to play here and he is so [Read More]

Final 4 Bonus! What is “Willy Stuff”?

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

I was looking back at an article written by one of the great sports writers of our generation John Feinstein a hen he interviewed Willy Workman after Amherst captured the NCAA Division III title back in 2013. One of his teammates David Hixson spoke about “Willy Stuff” and I asked him [Read More]
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