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, 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.
From start to Olympian in 5 years
He was the first Jewish American to win an Olympic medal in sailing
He founded the Philadelphia SPHAS, a famous Jewish professional basketball team, and later the Philadelphia Warriors (now the Golden State Warriors)
Perfection is rare in sports
She was the first woman to bowl a perfect 300 in three sanctioned competitions
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