is JTA's copy editor. Prior to joining JTA in 2006, he served 15 years as the assistant managing editor at The New York Jewish Week. He also has worked as a reporter and editor in news and sports for daily and weekly newspapers in New Jersey.
June 7, 2010 7:34pm
Yuri Foreman continued to fight through what he called “sharp pain” in his knee in the last three rounds of his super-welterweight championship bout against three-time champion Miguel Cotto at Yankee Stadium.
June 6, 2010 8:21am
A game but limping Yuri Foreman dropped his first title defense when the referee stopped the contest 42 seconds into the ninth round against Miguel Cotto at Yankee Stadium.
June 6, 2010 7:39am
Round 1: Chants of Cotto early in the round. Fighters feeling each other out. Foreman appears nervous. Cotto the aggressor, landed the few solid blows of the round. Cotto the edge, 10-9. Round 2: It’s Foreman’s kind of fight, but not throwing enough jabs. Cotto jab knocked Foreman off balance. Best combination so far for…
June 6, 2010 5:41am
Shabbat is over and it’s nearly time for Yuri Foreman, rabbinical student, to defend his WBA super welterweight championship against the veteran Miguel Cotto at the new Yankee Stadium. The fighters have an ideal night weather-wise: a bit balmy but with a pleasant breeze. Though Foreman, the Belarus native now fighting out of Brooklyn, N.Y., is…
March 8, 2010 11:03pm
One of the top defenders in the NBA had the word “defense” inscribed in his hair in Hebrew, as well as in Japanese and Hindi.
March 8, 2010 8:08am
Orthodox boxer Yuri Foreman’s first title defense appears to be a go for Yankee Stadium on June 5.
March 3, 2010 9:18pm
Hank Rosenstein, who played for a mostly Jewish New York Knicks team that took part in what is considered the NBA’s first game in 1946, has died.
February 10, 2010 9:55pm
The first Israeli player in the NBA received boisterous support at Madison Square Garden.
January 31, 2010 10:39pm
Sandy Koufax will spend a rare night in the spotlight when he sits down with Joe Torre to help raise money for Torre’s foundation.
January 29, 2010 2:36am
To the Editor: We Jews do not do ourselves a favor when, without having firsthand knowledge of an event, we condemn people of despicable actions. I heard Rush Limbaugh "condemning Jews" on his broadcast — a complete misinterpretation that was used by Abraham Foxman to charge Limbaugh with border anti-Semitism. Nothing could be further from…
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