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Jeffrey S. Gurock, author of “Judaism’s Encounter with American Sports” (Indiana University Press, 2005)

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  • More Than Just a Game

    If the 1920s were truly the “Golden Age of American Sports” causing scribes for Harper’s Magazine to declare that games like college football were “almost a national religion,” then Jews were among the most devoted worshippers. But while Jews surely extolled the Red Granges, not to mention the Babe Ruths and Jack Dempseys of that…