Buzz Bissinger
He wrote the book "Friday Night Lights" later made into a movie and a long running TV series
Carol Schultz Greenberg
She was a two time First Team All-American in lacrosse
Larry Brown
The only basketball coach to win the NCAA National Championship and the NBA Championship
Bernie Lemonick
He was a first team All American in football at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame contains a remarkable collection of athletes and others involved in sports activities. We have inducted 16 Olympians, including five medal winners, two world boxing champions, three women who made first team All-American in lacrosse, people who wrote brilliantly about sports or announced games, and others who founded, owned and/or managed professional franchises.

Save The Date: 21st Annual Induction Ceremony

We are excited to announce the date for our 21st Annual Induction Ceremony. The ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Gershman Y. This year's inductees are Jesse Levis, Marty Feldman, Lou Scheinfeld, Brian Schiff, Bruce Lefkowitz and Lauren Becker Rubin.    

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Inductees

From start to Olympian in 5 years

He was the first Jewish American to win an Olympic medal in sailing

Missed the Olympics because of WW II

She was a record holder in six different swimming events

A boxing great

He won World Boxing titles in two divisions

Basketball Pioneer

He founded the Philadelphia SPHAS, a famous Jewish professional basketball team, and later the Philadelphia Warriors (now the Golden State Warriors)

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Personal Stories

Cecil Mosenson

Harry Blitman

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Exhibits

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