Inductees

Bob Spivak

Bob Spivak is President of Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel. Since assuming his post in 1981. Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel, located in Philadelphia, has exhibited tremendous growth in American athletes competing in the World Maccabiah Games. He served as General Chairman of the USA Maccabiah Team that represented America at the Maccabiah Games in 1985, 1989… Read more »

Jayson Stark

Jayson Stark grew up in Northeast Philadelphia dreaming of becoming a sportswriter.  He has worked all of his adult life making that dream a reality. After spending 21 years covering baseball for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Stark moved on to ESPN in 2000. For the next 17 years, he worked as a senior baseball writer for… Read more »

Alan Stein

Former Philadelphian Alan Stein has achieved great success in the fields of high finance and California State politics. But it’s his accomplishments on the basketball court that have earned Stein induction into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Stein was a two-sport star at Overbrook High School. He earned three letters on the varsity… Read more »

Marty Stern

Marty Stern was born and raised in West Philadelphia. Fondly referred to by his peers as “Uncle” Marty, Stern began running track competitively for Upper Darby High School before graduating in 1954. Marty attended West Chester State University and graduated in 1959 with a B.S. in Health, Physical Education and Recreation. At West Chester State,… Read more »

Michael J Tabas

Seven year old Michael Tabas watched as his father learned to water ski, and within a few years he learned the sport as well. Every family vacation included renting a boat for water skiing. When he finally convinced his dad to buy a speedboat, they joined the Flat Rock Ski Club on the Schuylkill River…. Read more »

Herman Taylor

The book on Philadelphia’s storied boxing past could not be complete without several chapters on Herman Taylor, the legendary Philadelphia boxing promoter who for 79 years brought Philadelphia fight fans the greatest prize fighters and the most unforgettable boxing matches ever held in the city. Before his death in 1980 at the age of 93,… Read more »

Arn Tellem

A player agent who is the Vice Chairman of Wasserman Media Group, a global sports and entertainment agency, Arn Tellem oversees the Team Sports Division and is widely recognized as one of the most powerful and respected figures in sports. He is currently ranked first among NBA agents in number of players repped, All-Stars, maxed-out… Read more »

Lew Tendler

Philadelphia boxer Lew Tendler fought 167 fights during his ring career, going 159 and 8. In 1913, at the age of 15, Tendler was one of a group of newsboys hawking newspapers for the late Phil Glassman, where he earned the nickname “Lefty Lew”. That same year in Philadelphia neighborhood boxing ring, he fought his… Read more »

Morton “Moe” Tener

Early on it was apparent that Moe Tener was a talented basketball player. A “tiger” on the court, and possessing an uncanny eye for the basket, he dribbled, “jump shot” and soared for John Bartram High School to become a first team Philadelphia All-Public Basketball player in 1949. Anyone who played against Tener would describe… Read more »

Michael Tollin

Michael Tollin, a Philadelphia native and rabid Philly sports fan, is an award winning writer, producer and director of many major television series and theatrical films-most of which feature the world of sports. Tollin is a graduate of Haverford High School and Stanford University where he was a sports columnist and the play-by-play radio announcer… Read more »