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
Bernie Lemonick
He was a first team All American in football at the University of Pennsylvania.
Larry Brown
The only basketball coach to win the NCAA National Championship and the NBA Championship

The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame contains a remarkable collection of athletes and others involved in sports activities. We have inducted 18 Olympians, including six 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.

22nd Annual Induction Ceremony

The 22nd Annual Induction Ceremony was held on April 30, 2019 at Rodeph Shalom Synagogue. Congrats to this year's inductees! Nominations for the Class of 2020 are welcome.  Deadline is September 15, 2019

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Inductees

Missed the Olympics because of WW II

She was a record holder in six different swimming events

The man he guarded never scored

He was a two time first team All American in basketball

Basketball Super Star

He was voted one of the Best 50 players in NBA history

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

Harry Blitman

Sam Cozen

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Exhibits

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Lacrosse
Rowing
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