Sports

Michael Keitz with the U16 team, on the way to the Maccabi Games in Atlanta

Coach: Maccabi Is ‘My Favorite Week of the Year’

Thousands of Jewish teens from across the United States descended on Atlanta last weekend for another edition of the Maccabi Games. Next weekend, thousands more...
Professional wrestlers Rory Gulak and Drew Gulak, also known as the Philadelphia Stretcher

Gulak Brothers Take Center Stage in Pro Wrestling World

Rory Gulak had no desire to step inside a wooden coffin filled with barbed wire that was set aflame, but when he was a...
The new Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in its new space at the Jewish Community Services Building

Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Reopens in New Space

It’s been a little more than a year since it was made public that the Gershman Y would be vacating its home of more...

Area Native Jake Rosenberg Plays for the Israeli National Baseball Team

The first time Jake Rosenberg realized how much work he was about to do was during his first week in Israel, back in August....
David Feldman, a bare knuckle fighting promoter, stands in front of ring

Promoter David Feldman Reflects on Bare-Knuckle Fighting Ahead of Championship

The late Sen. John McCain was known for many things — his service and subsequent imprisonment in Vietnam, his long career as a legislator,...
Amy Krulik loads trays of bagged lunches into a van for the Junior Maccabi Games

Managing Maccabi: Rain, Thousands of Spectators and a Torch Made From a V8 Can

It was around 7:50 a.m. on May 5 when Amy Krulik walked through the doors of the gymnasium. Wearing a light green poncho, the CEO...
Jim Drucker in front of shelves

Jim Drucker’s Life Leads Him From Basketball to Comic Books

Jim Drucker has a penchant for being in the right place at the right time. Take this meeting, for example. Drucker was sitting at a...
Alan Horwitz with sports memorabilia

Philanthropist Alan Horwitz Doubles as Sixers Super Fan

Game 4, Philadelphia 76ers up 2-1 on the Toronto Raptors in the series but down 36-34 in the game. There’s 4:43 left in the second...
A pile of Maccabi t-shirts

Kaiserman JCC Prepares for the Thousands Coming for the Junior Maccabi Games

The planning for this year’s 21st Junior Maccabi Games, hosted by the Kaiserman JCC, began about a year ago — in the car ride...
Colby Cohen playing hockey

Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame to Induct ‘Eclectic’ Class

The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame will induct its 22nd class of athletes and memorable figures of the Philadelphia Jewish sporting world on...