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.
All-Time Great Basketball Coach
The only head coach to lead teams to an NBA Title and an NCAA Championship
Perfection is rare in sports
She was the first woman to bowl a perfect 300 in three sanctioned competitions
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
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