23rd Annual Induction Ceremony
The Class of 2020 inductees include: Carl Cherkin, Bryan Cohen, Erskine Mayer, Carol B. Polis and Jerry Wolman. Our award recipients are: Alan Horwitz, William Yale Saltzman and the Junior Jewish Basketball League, as well as the 2019 Team Philadelphia JCC Maccabi Games®16U boys soccer team.
The Class of 2021 inductees include: Adam Feldman, Paul Friedberg, Sam Mattis and Steve Shull.
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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.
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
All-Time Great Basketball Coach
The only head coach to lead teams to an NBA Title and an NCAA Championship
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