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National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Induction this Sunday

Suffolk Y JCC to honor nine individuals for their contribution to sports.

Commack residents are invited to pay honor and tribute to some of the top Jewish sports athletes and participants of their time this Sunday at the Suffolk Y JCC. 

The Suffolk Y JCC will host the 20th annual National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum induction ceremony this Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon. 

Located within the , the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum serves as an homage to Jewish athletes and individuals who have made an impact on the sports world throughout the country.

This year's inductees will include: Sy Berger, Topps Baseball Cards;  Al "Bummy" Davis, a boxing legend; Jon Denning, a NASCAR auto racer; Mike Hartman, of NFL fame; Debbie Belkin Rademacher, who played for the U.S. Women's Soccer Team; the late Arthur Richman, a MLB executive; Howie Rose, a sports broadcaster; Jerry Solomon, a sports agent; and Joanna Ziefler, Triathlon athlete. 

The 2012 class will join the ranks of many distinguished honorees including Hank Greenberg and George Young. The history of each inductee and their career accomplishments are put on display alongside sports memorabilia for the public to view. 

In addition to inducting its new class of honorees, the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame will also recognize others who are still building their legacy including top college and local high school athletes. 

Sue Hermer April 28, 2012 at 06:06 PM
How about a Hall of Fame honoring Jewish Mothers? Makes more sense to me!
CommackMom April 29, 2012 at 02:10 AM
Sy, you never call. You never write. That's alright...I'll just sit here and wait for one day you should call your mother...
Sue Hermer April 29, 2012 at 06:42 PM
I nominate CommskMom to the Jewish Mothers Hall of Fame!
Sue Hermer April 29, 2012 at 06:43 PM
Oops! That's "CommackMom"!

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