Dr. Jeffrey Gurock, Prof. of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University explains why the 2016 Rio Olympics were a breakthrough for Israel and world Jewry in international sports. With Mark S. Golub.
Basketball Hall of Fame Great Rick Barry, and Maccabi medalists Lenny Krayzelberg and Sarah Odell, join in honoring Ron Carner, President of Maccabi USA, at the 20th Maccabiah Launch Gala. With Ellie Cohanim from Gotham Hall, NYC.
Dr. Jeffrey Gurock discusses how Jewish engagement with sports reflects Jewry’s evolving status in America, while posing challenges to Jewish identity. Fairfield University’s Bennett Center for Judaic Studies