Aram David


Baseball's Elite (Jewish) Hitters

By Aram David

Baseball's Elite (Jewish) Hitters
We’ve come a long way from the joke about the “leaflet on Famous Jewish Sports Legends” presented to a character in the movie “Airplane” after he requests some “light reading.” The baseball season may still be young, but some of the most terrifying and productive players so far are Jewish.Read More


Mighty Billy Crystal Has…

By Aram David

Mighty Billy Crystal Has…
Crystal — who had been signed by the Yankees to a one-day contract as a 60th birthday gift — managed to work the count to 3-1 before whiffing at two pitches by Pirates starter Paul Maholm to strikeout.Read More


Billy Crystal Is Yankees’ ‘Designated Hebrew’

By Aram David

Billy Crystal Is Yankees’ ‘Designated Hebrew’
Billy Crystal — yes, that Billy Crystal — has signed a one-day minor-league contract with the Yankees and will be playing in an exhibition spring-training game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. Crystal could be seen Wednesday taking batting practice and warming up with Derek Jeter in the Yankees’ Tampa facilities. The signing was a gift from the franchise to the famed comedian for his 60th birthday, thanking the life-long Yankees fan for his support of the team over the years.Read More


Jackie Mason Has Cow Over ‘Kosher Cheeseburger’

By Aram David

Jackie Mason Has Cow Over ‘Kosher Cheeseburger’
Talia’s Steakhouse on New York’s Upper East Side has started serving a “Kosher Parve Cheeseburger,” made with a beef patty and tofu cheese, but according to the New York Post, some observant Jews aren’t salivating over the prospect — including Jackie Mason.Read More


Would Bloomberg Play Second Fiddle?

By Aram David

Would Bloomberg Play Second Fiddle?
While Greenman, a member of the paper’s editorial board, admits that a black-Jewish ticket could elicit a negative reaction from more narrow-minded precincts, he argues that the positives of such a pairing would far outweigh the negatives, with Bloomberg providing credibility on economic issues, “crossover appeal” and a results-oriented resume that would complement Obama’s strengths.Read More



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