23rd Annual Induction Ceremony

The 23rd Annual Induction Ceremony will now be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia. The Ceremony will honor the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021.

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 GamesĀ®16U boys soccer team.

The Class of 2021 inductees include: Adam Feldman, Paul Friedberg, Sam Mattis and Steve Shull.

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

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

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

Voted the "Best Referee in the World"

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

Eagle fans know him well

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

All-Time Great Basketball Coach

The only head coach to lead teams to an NBA Title and an NCAA Championship

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Personal Stories

Arn Tellem

Louis “Red” Klotz

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Exhibits

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