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.
21st Annual Induction Ceremony
The 21st Annual Induction Ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Gershman Y. Congrats to this year's inductees -- Jesse Levis, Marty Feldman, Lou Scheinfeld, Brian Schiff, Bruce Lefkowitz and Lauren Becker Rubin.
He founded the Philadelphia SPHAS, a famous Jewish professional basketball team, and later the Philadelphia Warriors (now the Golden State Warriors)
From start to Olympian in 5 years
He was the first Jewish American to win an Olympic medal in sailing
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
Major League GM
He is a former major leaguer who was the General Manager of a Major League baseball team
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