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
Carol Schultz Greenberg
She was a two time First Team All-American in lacrosse
Buzz Bissinger
He wrote the book "Friday Night Lights" later made into a movie and a long running TV series

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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Voted the "Best Referee in the World"

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

Major League GM

He is a former major leaguer who was the General Manager of a Major League baseball team

Championship runner over 90

He was a runner who held the World Record in several distances for athletes over 90 and later for over 95

A boxing great

He won World Boxing titles in two divisions

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Personal Stories

Harry Blitman

Arn Tellem

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