Hillel Kuttler


10 Jewish Baseball Stars To Watch in 2014

By Hillel Kuttler

10 Jewish Baseball Stars To Watch in 2014
Major League Baseball teams are making the great trek north from spring training sites to begin the new season. 10 Jewish players are likely to make the big league journey.Read More


'Hockey Maven' Stan Fischler Has Love Affair With Sport — and Israel

By Hillel Kuttler

'Hockey Maven' Stan Fischler Has Love Affair With Sport — and Israel
Stan Fischler fell in love with hockey as a kid in Brooklyn. The sportscaster dubbed ‘the Hockey Maven’ has a love affair with Israel too.Read More


The Mystery of the 'Jewish Woman's Cookbook'

By Hillel Kuttler

Tara Lotstein purchased a Hungarian-Jewish cookbook, with a recipe written at the back, that made it through the Holocaust. (Courtesy of Tara Lotstein) Read More


Yeshiva Basketball Star Rebecca Yoshor Goes to Head of the Glass

By Hillel Kuttler

Yeshiva Basketball Star Rebecca Yoshor Goes to Head of the Glass
Yeshiva U. basketball star Rebecca Yoshor is leading the entire nation in rebounding. Her father says she honed her skills playing against her brothers in their driveway.Read More


Israeli Olympic Skaters Find Unlikely Home in New Jersey Training Center

By Hillel Kuttler

Israeli Olympic Skaters Find Unlikely Home in New Jersey Training Center
A New Jersey training center has become the unlikely epicenter of Israel’s Winter Olympics team, or at least its figure-skating component.Read More






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