As Major League Baseball opens, here’s a question for a certain type of avid sports fan: Who would play on the ultimate all-star Jewish baseball team?
Josh Kalafer, a member of Temple Har Shalom, and his family own the Somerset Patriots, an independent baseball squad in the Atlantic League.
Ticket-holders bought cardboard cutouts to prop in their seats during Opening Weekend. Should synagogues do the same for Rosh Hashanah?
Cody Decker, who also played for Team Israel, said an Oakland A’s coach should be suspended for making a Nazi salute after a recent game.
Kapler told the team earlier in the day of his plan and said the organization would support any player that decided to follow suit.
Lipman Pike hailed from a big Jewish family in Brooklyn and in the years following the Civil War, he became one of baseball’s early stars.
Jews own more than 30% of all major North American pro sports teams. Some are very good - and some are very, very, very bad.
Trump, who was seated in a different suite from the owners, was harshly booed when his image appeared on the Jumbotron.
My connection to this team, of course, does not require an Israeli passport. I am simply a progressive Jew who loves baseball — and Israel.
Israel has become the only team so far besides host country Japan to qualify for next summer’s games.