Happy Baseball!

Don’t knock Jewish ballplayers—they’re better than you think

Sundown: Hama Then, Homs Now

Plus Jew-school advances to championship, the AIPAC Three, and more

Jump-Shot Jews

Neal Pollack’s novel Jewball re-imagines the prewar era when Jews ruled pro basketball and Nazism threatened to gain an American foothold

Golden Boy of a Golden Age

And where the High Holiday and playoff schedules clash

Sundown: Breaking! Ashkenazim Are Smart

Plus, Adelsons offer new Birthright gift, King kills Blitzer, and more

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.

Shawn Green, BuJew

And the all-time all-Jewish starting lineup

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

Tiger, Tiger

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