National Jewish Museum Sports Hall of Fame

National Jewish Museum Sports Hall of Fame

The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, in Commack, New York, is dedicated to honoring American Jewish sports figures who have distinguished themselves in sports.

Its objective is to foster Jewish identity through athletics, and to commemorate sports heroes who have emerged from a people not commonly associated with sports.


The Hall has inductees in baseball, basketball, bicycling, bowling, boxing, Canadian football, canoeing, cycling, discus, dressage, fencing, figure skating, football, golf, gymnastics, handball, horse showing, horseracing, ice hockey, judo, karate, lacrosse, marathon running, pole vault, racquetball, rowing, rugby, shot put, skiing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track, triathlete, volleyball, weightlifting, and wrestling. It has also inducted authors, broadcasters, columnists, and sportscasters. [ [, Awards] ]


*Brad Ausmus
*Adam Balkan
*Moe Berg
*Ron Blomberg
*Harry Danning
*Thelma Eisen
*Mike Epstein
*Sid Gordon
*Shawn Green
*Hank Greenberg
*Ken Holtzman
*Sandy Koufax
*Max Levine
*Elliott Maddox
*Marvin Miller
*Arthur Richman
*Saul Rogovin
*Al Rosen
*Art Shamsky
*Ed Murphy


*Red Auerbach
*David Bluthenthal
*Larry Brown
*Herb Brown
*Lou Carnesecca
*Shay Doron
*Norm Drucker
*Ken Fielder
*Jack Garfinkel
*Leo Gottlieb
*Bess Greenberg
*Zachary Greenberg
*Ernie Grunfeld
*Dan Grunfeld
*Sonny Hertzberg
*Art Heyman
*Nat Holman
*Red Holzman
*Anita Kaplan
*Ralph Kaplowitz
*Nat Militzok
*Steve Nisenson
*Donna Orender
*Marty Riger
*Hank Rosenstein
*Abe Saperstein
*Red Sarachek
*Dan Schayes
*Dolph Schayes
*Ossie Schectman
*Jon Scheyer
*Laine Selwyn
*Justin Simon
*Zelda Spoelstra
*Sid Tanenbaum
*Herb Turetzky
*Neal Walk
*Courtney Zale
*Max Zaslofsky


*Nicole Freedman


*Marshall Holman


*Ray Arcel
*Harry Haft
*Benny Leonard
*Boyd Melson
*Barney Ross


*Marv Albert
*Mel Allen
*Len Berman
*Howard Cosell
*Stan Fischler
*Marty Glickman
*Barry Landers
*Bill Mazer
*Warner Wolf

Canadian Football

*Noah Cantor


*Joe Jacobi


*Gerald Eskanazi
*Stan Isaacs
*Steve Jacobson
*Shirley Povich
*Milton Richman
*Dick Schaap
*Lisa Winston


*Ryan Levinson
*Doug Shapiro


*Nancy Moloff


*Robert Dover


*Cliff Bayer
*Tamir Bloom
*Emily Jacobson
*Sada Jacobson

Figure Skating

*Sarah Hughes


*Matt Bernstein
*Gary Bettman
*Hayden Epstein
*David Ettinger
*Jay Fiedler
*John Frank
*Lennie Friedman
*Benny Friedman
*Sid Gillman
*Marshall Goldberg
*Neila Jacobson
*Chad Levitt
*Marv Levy
*Sid Luckman
*Jerry Markbreit
*Josh Miller
*Ron Mix
*Ed Newman
*Neil Ravitz
*Sage Rosenfels
*Mike Rosenthal
*Mike Saffer
*Allie Sherman
*Bob Stein
*Dick Steinberg
*Josh Taves
*Preston Robert Tisch
*Gary Wichard
*Mark Wohlstadter
*Gary Wood
*George Young


*Amy Alcott


*Mitch Gaylord
*Dustin Greenhill
*Dan Helmer
*Sarah Lowenthal
*Kerri Strug


*Vic Hershkowitz
*James Jacobs

Horse Showing

*Margie Goldstein-Engle


*Walter Blum

Ice Hockey

*Gary Bettman
*Sarah De Costa
*Eric Nystrom
*Bob Nystrom
*Mathieu Schneider
*Marc Siegel


*Bob Berland
*Charlee Minkin
*Jonathan Kane


*Marilyn Fierro


*William Beroza
*Al Blau
*Adam Mahfouda
*Rebekah Rottenberg
*Scott Lorberbaum
*Matthew "Lil' Kong" Lorberbaum

Marathon Running

*Helene Hines
*Fred Lebow

Pole Vault

*Jilian Schwartz


*Marty Hogan


*Aerial Gilbert


*Shawn Lipman

hot put

*Andy Bloom
*Rebekah Green


*Carrie Sheinberg


*Jeff Agoos
*Jesse Koller
*Jarryd Levine
*Shep Messing
*Chad Prince
*Debbie Rademacher
*Sara Whalen


*Rachel Blume
*Samantha Marder
*Amy Rosson


*Linda Cohn
*Suzyn Waldman


*Stephanie Barnet
*Jonathan Kane


*Anthony Ervin
*Scott Goldblatt
*Ben Herman
*David Kahn
*Lenny Krayzelburg
*Jason Lezak
*Marilyn Ramenofsky
*Mark Spitz


*Gladys Heldman
*Julie Heldman
*Ilana Kloss
*Dick Savitt


*Deena Drossin
*Irving Mondschein
*Zhanna Pintusevich-Block
*Jodi Schlesinger


*Joanna Zeiger


*Fran Kalafer
*Brie Katz
*Jessica Levy


*Isaac Berger
*Drew Kellman


*Damion Hahn
*Henry Wittenberg


*Roger Kahn
*Paul Zimmerman
*Jonathan Kane


In addition to inducted Hall of Fame members, it presents periodic awards as follows: The Dick Steinberg Good Guy Award, The George Young Award, The Marty Glickman Outstanding Jewish Scholastic Athlete of the Year, and The Jules D. & Pearl D. Mazor Awards to the Outstanding Jewish High School Scholar Athletes of the Year.

Advisory Committee

Among those serving on its Advisory Committee are Marty Appel, Len Berman, Howard David, Ernie Grunfeld, Bill Mazer, and Paul Zimmerman.

ee also

*International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

External links

* [ Home Page]
* [,0,840473.venue Newsday article]
* [ "Herb Brown to be inducted into National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame," 2006]
* [ "National Jewish Sports HOF Announces 2007 Inductees," 2/18/07]
* [ "A Joke Inspires A Hall of Fame That's No Joke," New York Times, 5/13/07]


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