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
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 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.

Click here for more information ?


Big Game Receiver

He was an NFL tight end who won four Super Bowl rings

A boxing great

He won World Boxing titles in two divisions

Missed the Olympics because of WW II

She was a record holder in six different swimming events

Basketball Super Star

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

View All Inductees

Personal Stories

Lew Tendler

Harry Blitman

View All Personal Stories


View Exhibits for All Sports