Kiryat Ata’s JJ Kaplan talks hooping in the Holy Land, promotion, challenges on the Inter Aliya Sports Rabbi Show

Mar 15, 2023 | Podcasts

The Inter Aliyah Sports Rabbi Show welcomed aboard Kiryat Ata’s JJ Kaplan who is in the midst of his first season in Israel’s top basketball league. We discuss Kaplan’s time with Kiryat Ata from the first season in the Leumit League to the current campaign in the first division, the challenges, differences along with his upbringing in Alabama, his thoughts on the Holy Land and much more.

AJ Mitnick, the head coach of Inter Aliyah’s basketball team also joined the program to give us an update of all the action and news as they look to finish the season strong.

Roy Jankelowitz and The Sports Rabbi (33:40) then wrapped up Hapoel Jerusalem’s win over Dijon and advancing to the Basketball Champions League Top 8 as well as the latest in the Israeli soccer league.

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