By Binnie Klein
Fighting for the Borscht Belt
It may sound like the setup for an old joke: It?s dinner time and three gentile kids ? one Latino, one black and one white ? are waiting impatiently for a slow Shabbos elevator to arrive. The punch line comes with a real punch: Turns out the kids are hungry athletes from a boxing camp…
A Lover of Boxing Copes With a Hero’s Loss
On December 5, in Newcastle, England, Dmitriy “Star of David” Salita — born in Ukraine but raised, coached and tutored in Talmud in Brooklyn — stepped into the ring to fight Amir Khan, the Muslim “Pride of Bolton,” for the WBA light-welterweight title. On November 14, boxer and aspiring rabbi Yuri Foreman had won the…
Therapist by Day, Boxer by Night
A bloody mouthguard floats in a bucket that I am holding under a young Hispanic man’s face. It is a frantic moment between rounds, and I am working the corner, reaching through the ropes of the boxing ring and mopping his dark kinky hair with a torn white towel. Inside the ring, kneeling at Manuel’s…
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