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

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: 22nd Annual Induction Ceremony

We are excited to announce the date for our 22nd Annual Induction Ceremony. The ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Rodeph Shalom.  This year's inductees are Chuck Brodsky, Colby Cohen, Michael Koplove, Christopher O'Loughlin, Howie Roseman and Myra Sack. In addition, the Pillar of Achievement Award will be presented to Stephen H. Frishberg, the Simcha Gersh Award will be presented to the 1990-2006 Pine Forest Camp Jewish Basketball League Team, and we will provide Special Recognition to Team Philadelphia graduating athletes of the 2018 JCC Maccabi Games.

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Inductees

An Olympian who wouldn't go

She was a gymnast who was selected for the 1936 Olympics in Germany, but refused to participate because of NATZI anti-Semitism

All-Time Great Basketball Coach

The only head coach to lead teams to an NBA Title and an NCAA Championship

Two time Olympian in fencing

He was the first American fencer to earn a medal at a World Cup event

Voted the "Best Referee in the World"

He has refereed 185 World Title fights all over the globe.

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Personal Stories

Cecil Mosenson

Rich Yankowitz

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Exhibits

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