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Jewish Sports Heritage Association Induction Ceremony

April 23, 10:30 am1 pm.
ryan turell

The Fifth Annual Jewish Sports Heritage Association Annual Induction Ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 23, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at Temple Israel, Lawrence, 140 Central Avenue, Lawrence, NY, and Virtually.

Nine Jewish greats from the world of sports will be inducted, including: Sherry Levin, the all-time leading scorer in women’s basketball history at Holy Cross; Mike Saunders, long-time Head Trainer of the New York Knicks; and Dr. Ludwig Guttmann, founder of the Paralympics movement. Six others will receive individual awards, including: Ryan Turell, Yeshiva University basketball All-America; and Coach Elliot Steinmetz, Head Coach, Men’s Basketball at Yeshiva University.

The Induction Ceremony is FREE and open to the public. For more information, or to receive the Zoom link if you are unable to attend in-person, please contact Alan at [email protected].

The Jewish Sports Heritage Association is a not-for-profit education organization whose mission is to educate the public about the role Jewish men and women have played, and continue to play, in the world of sports, an area of Jewish accomplishment often overlooked.



140 Central Avenue
Lawrence, NY 11559 United States