The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame inducted our Class of 2022, including Jeff Asch, Sarah Friedman, Jimmy Kieserman, Brent Novoselsky, Harry Lewis, and Brandi Millis. In addition, our award recipients were the Pillar of Achievement: Tony Schneider, Philadelphia Sports Spirit Award: Blaine Steinberg and David Bernstein and the Simcha Gersch Award: Jeffrey Millman.
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
He founded the Philadelphia SPHAS, a famous Jewish professional basketball team, and later the Philadelphia Warriors (now the Golden State Warriors)
All-Time Great Basketball Coach
The only head coach to lead teams to an NBA Title and an NCAA Championship
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