Jews & Sports


Rabbi Mordechai "Big Mo" Siev is in charge of Jewish student activities.

Current Sports Topic:


"A Gold Medal for Gaza" (Gymnastics)

Selected Sports Archives

Basketball, Football (Soccer), Football (American), Baseball, Track&Field, Olympics, Mountain Climbing, Martial arts, Boxing, Surfing, Tennis, Table Tennis, Golf, Marathon Dancing, Board Games, Card Games

Sports Heroes

Sports Lessons

NBA's Greatest Scorer and Chief Rabbi Lau (basketball)

To the NBA and Tefillin (basketball)

Return of an Israeli Basketball Star (Basketball - Doron Sheffer)

Tamir Goodman - The Next Generation (basketball)

"The Omri Casspi-Tamir Goodman Team" (Basketball)

"NBA Finals: Israel and the Other Coach!" (basketball)

Yom Kippur Support in England (International Football / Soccer)

"The Stickler Referee vs the Stubborn Teenaged Jew" (International Football / Soccer)

The Newest Jewish Face of American Football

From Helmet to Kipa (American Football)

"Young female Shabbat-observant Jewish writer gets assigned to cover the NFL" (American Football)

"The Football Hagaddah" (American Football)

Jewish MLB Prospect: Pitches No-Hitters, Batting .500+ (Baseball)

First Jew in the Baseball Hall of Fame (Baseball)

Israel Professional Baseball League Opening Day (Baseball)

Thirty-four years before Sandy Koufax (Baseball)

A Gift for Sandy Koufax (Baseball)

Al Rosen 1924-2015 - 1953 MVP (Baseball)

Carew a Jew? (Baseball)

Passing the Jewish Mantle (Baseball)

"Jewish Father of the World Series" (Baseball)

"Rabbis Rouse Reds’ Rookie to Raise Awareness" (baseball)

"Chabad Rabbi Climbs Mt. Everest in Full Chassidic Regalia!" (Mountain Climbing)

"Yeshiva Cross-Country Runner Saves Competitor's Life, Then Finishes Race" (Track & Field)

"Orthodox Jewish Mother of 5 wins Miami Marathon!" (Track)

"A Gold Medal for Gaza" (Gymnastics)

A True Champion (Boxing)

The Wrestling Rabbi(Martial arts)

The Flying Breslav Chasid (Martial Arts)

Shabbat Observance at Beijing Olympics (taekwondo)

Israel Tennis Champ Quits in Middle of Match for Yom Kippur (tennis)

"Pre-Teen Ping Pong Phenom Forfeits Shabbat Championship Match" (Table Tennis)

"Fasting Teen Wins Ping Pong Gold" (Table Tennis)

"Iroquois Tribe Team in Israel for the World Lacrosse Championsips 2018" (Lacrosse)

Orthodox Jew Part of Israeli Team at 2018 Winter Olympics (Skeleton Sledding)

Chabadnik in Guinness Book of Records!(Marathon Dancing)

"The Orthodox-Jewish International Grandmaster" (Chess)

"Israeli Chess Prodigy Refuses to Compete on Yom Kippur, Tisha b’Av" (Chess)

Hasidic Jew to Carry Olympic Torch in England (Olympic Games 2012)

Chassidic Thought for the Super Bowl (American Football)

"What the Super Bowl Can Teach Us About Life"l (American Football)

"Two Minutes Warning" (American Football)

"Super Bowl Sunday of the Torah Scholars" (American Football)

"The Rebbetzin and the Dream Team" (American Football)

"Panthers, Steelers and Fans Receive Rabbinical Encouragement" (American Football)

With Tefilin to the Playoffs (American Football)

"Soccer in the Talmud" (International Football / Soccer)

"Losing the Game, Winning the Match" (International Football / Soccer)

"Behind the World Cup" (International Football / Soccer)

"A Nine-Year-Old Soccer Hero in Hawaii" (International Football / Soccer)

"Argentinian National Team Cursed Because of Jerusalem Cancellation!" (International Football / Soccer)

Stretching a Triple (Baseball)

Kabbalah of Baseball (Baseball)

Pennants and Pennance (Baseball)

Foul Ball (Baseball)

"Play Ball!" (Baseball)

Glatt Stadiums (Baseball)

"Kaddish at Fenway" (Baseball)

"The Attraction of Jews to Baseball" (Baseball)

"Why Ray Allen Went to Auschwitz and the DC Holocaust Museum" (Basketball)

Retirement Number (Basketball)

Rabbi Hoops (Basketball)

"Kosher Hot Dog Stand a Slam Dunk at Kansas U" (Basketball)

"Shabbat Basketball in Texas" (H.S. Basketball)

"The Nasty K*K* Word" (Basketball, American Football)

Kosher food at Wimbledon (tennis)

"Israeli International Team Fined for Refusing to Play on Yom Kippur" (Tennis)

"Shabbat vs. Partication in the 2016 Rio Olympics" (Summer Olympics)

"A Gold Medal for Gaza" (Gymnastics)

The Four-Minute Mile Barrier (Track)

"Speedy Beatie Wins Again" (Track)

"The Orthodox Jewish Spartan" (Obstacle Course Racing)

A Surfing Rosh HaShanah (Surfing)

Torah at the First Tee (Golf)

"Australian Rules" (Cricket and Australian Football)

From Kings to Pawns (Chess)

Bridge Weeks (Contract Bridge)

Learning from Games (Scrabble and others)

Learning the Rules (Checkers)

"From Fans to Players" (General)


Sports Verses in the Torah

"The Rabbis and the Racetrack" (horseracing)

"The N.Y. Knicks Are the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict of Basketball!" (Basketball)

"Argentinian National Football Team Cursed Because of Jerusalem Cancellation!" (International Football)

"Kosher Footballs" (American Football)

"The Jewish Battery" (Baseball)

Olympic Swimming

More Jewish Humor

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