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The story of the CCNY Jewish-Black basketball team that won both the NCAA & NIT Tournaments destroyed by a point shaving scandal. With Clyde Haberman, Matthew Goodman, Ron Nadel, and Mort Scheinman. From the Center for Jewish History in NYC.
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