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Jews in Sports: Marshall Goldberg, the NFL years: part II: the second half

By Bill Simons

As discussed in a previous issue of The Reporter, Marshall Goldberg acquired national celebrity as a dominant football running back in the late 1930s. Twice, he led the University of Pittsburgh to national championships (1936 and 1937); received First-Team All-American honors…

On the Jewish food scene: The foods of Tu B’Shevat by Rabbi Rachel Esserman

When I was growing up, I’d never heard of a Tu B’Shevat seder. The only thing we did to commemorate the day was to purchase trees in Israel through the Jewish National Fund. In Hebrew school, we didn’t receive any mystical insights, or eat special fruit – at least, as far as I can re…

Jewish resources to occupy your family during social distancing – part 29

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering online resources – educational and recreational – for those who are not allowed out of the house. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

  • The Jewish Theological S…

Jewish resources to occupy your family during social distancing – part 28

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering online resources – educational and recreational – for those who are not allowed out of the house. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

  • Those who missed the Nat…

Goldberg on the gridiron, part I: football’s great Jewish running back

By Bill Simons

The year 1938 was brutal for world Jewry. It provided a lens to the genocidal horror that was to come. The Germans carried out the first mass deportations in that year. On November 9-10, the Nazis unleashed violent riots in Germany, Austria and the Sudetenland. The term Krist…