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Meet the Harlem Globetrotters’ Jewish Basketball-Spinning Founder

By On March 1, 2017

The Harlem Globetrotters are known for gravity-defying slam dunks, trick shots and improbable long shots. What’s less known is that the razzle-dazzle comedic showmanship was the idea of British-born Jewish businessman Abe… Read More

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Wilt Chamberlain, Borscht-Belt Bellhop

By On September 30, 2013

In 1954, at 17 years old, 7’1″ Wilt Chamberlain was already a basketball phenom. But the summer before his senior year of high school he took a summer job as a bellhop at Kutsher’s Country… Read More

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The Omri Casspi Bill

By On February 11, 2013

Drafted 23rd overall in 2009 by the Sacramento Kings, Omri Casspi hit the ground running as the first Israeli to play in the NBA. Since then, though, Casspi’s impact off the court… Read More