Golden Boy of a Golden Age

And where the High Holiday and playoff schedules clash

Branca, of Famed Homer, Has Jewish Heritage

Pitcher gave up the Shot Heard ‘Round the World

Hammer Time

For a few glorious years, Al Rosen was the next Hank Greenberg. But his career ended prematurely, thanks to physical injuries, mental slumps—and Hank Greenberg.

Sundown: Knesset Passes Anti-Boycott Law

Plus, Obama borrows from Hillel, Mizrahi Manischewitz, and more

Sundown: Obama to Fight for Jewish Voters

Plus, Braun’s brawn, Kafka, and more

Shawn Green, BuJew

And the all-time all-Jewish starting lineup

Israel Gets Berth in World Baseball Classic

Will eligible MLBers sign up? Plus the Dodgers sponsor Maccabiah ball

For the Record

The stubbornly print-only Jewish Sports Review, run by an inimitable pair of boosters, is the go-to reference for identifying the athletic achievements of the tribe

Slugger

In a new biography, Mark Kurlansky explores the life of baseball great—and Jewish hero—Hank Greenberg

Sundown: Obama’s New Muslim Outreach

Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more

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