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The 26th Annual Induction Ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2024 at Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia. Please RSVP by September 19.

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The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame will induct our Class of 2024: Debbie Adams, James Balk, Jamie Chadwin, Jon Slobotkin, Janine Tabas, Alec Weiss, Marvin and Mickey Black (Pillar of Achievement), Howie Horenstein (Simcha Gersh), Allen Rubin (Simcha Gersh), and Fred Cohen z"l (Philadelphia Sports Spirit). In addition, our Legacy award recipients are Alta Cohen z"l, Sid Gilman z"l, Ralph Rosner z"l, Herb Weinberg z"l, and Barbara Weisberger z"l

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
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

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.


Missed the Olympics because of WW II

She was a record holder in six different swimming events

Voted the "Best Referee in the World"

He has refereed 185 World Title fights all over the globe.

Major League GM

He is a former major leaguer who was the General Manager of a Major League baseball team

Big Game Receiver

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

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Personal Stories

Louis “Red” Klotz

Arn Tellem

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