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Reporters’ Roundtable: Sporting Edition

This week, reporter Josh Nathan-Kazis sits down with editor Jane Eisner and arts and culture editor Dan Friedman for a special sporting edition of the Reporters’ Roundtable. Topics include the recent Yankee Stadium slugfest featuring Jewish boxer (and rabbi-in-training) Yuri Foreman and the ongoing World Cup. Roundtable guests discuss whether boxing is permissible according to Jewish law, the legacy of Israel’s most famous soccer referee, and why the term “Jewish athlete” is no oxymoron.

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