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The 24th Annual Induction Ceremony will be held at 5:30pm on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia. For more information, visit phillyjewishsportsevent.org to buy a ticket or an ad in our commemorative program.

The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce our Class of 2022. The Inductees include Jeff Asch, Sarah Friedman, Jimmy Kieserman, Brent Novoselsky, Harry Lewis, and Brandi Millis. In addition, our award recipients are the Pillar of Achievement: Tony Schneider, Philadelphia Sports Spirit Award: Blaine Steinberg and David Bernstein and the Simcha Gersch Award: Jeffrey Millman.

Buzz Bissinger
He wrote the book "Friday Night Lights" later made into a movie and a long running TV series
Larry Brown
The only basketball coach to win the NCAA National Championship and the NBA Championship
Bernie Lemonick
He was a first team All American in football at the University of Pennsylvania.
Carol Schultz Greenberg
She was a two time First Team All-American in lacrosse

The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame contains a remarkable collection of athletes and others involved in sports activities. We have inducted 18 Olympians, including six 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.

Inductees

Eagle fans know him well

He is the long-time on-air voice of the Philadelphia Eagles

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

The man he guarded never scored

He was a two time first team All American in basketball

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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Personal Stories

Rich Yankowitz

Lew Tendler

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Exhibits

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Lacrosse
Rowing
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