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The octogenarian 'who is a Jew?' sports writing team calls it quits after 25 years

 

November 4, 2022

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The Jewish Sports Review has ceased publication after a 25-year run.

(JTA) - Jewish sports fans, regardless of sport or team preference, share one universal experience: discovering new players and immediately wondering, "Are they Jewish?"

For decades, two men have provided the answers. 

Since 1997, Ephraim Moxson and Shel Wallman produced the Jewish Sports Review, a print-only, bimonthly magazine identifying Jewish athletes from college through professional sports. They rarely wrote in-depth profiles, and used few photos. The magazine's calling card was its extensive and accurate lists of Jewish players, accompanied by key statistics and basic biographical...



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