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Dr. Anthony Rebuck is a life-long sports fanatic with a penchant for the Toronto Blue Jays. Rebuck neglected Torah study in his early life in favor of watching, playing, and reading about sports but as an adult he began to take a more active role in his religion. During retirement Rebuck wondered if he could combine his two interests by finding in each weekly Torah reading something that would strike a chord with sports-lovers. In his book A Sportsman's Guide to the Torah Rebuck draws parallels between two seemingly different worlds - sports and religion - by pairing stories from his holy book with modern sports anecdotes. A Sportsman's Guide to the Torah is available at BarnesandNoble.com and Amazon.com.

ARTICLES BY: Tony Rebuck


May 5, 2013 3:29 am
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That Took a Lot of Courage, Mr. Collins

As they say in my tribe: Yasher Koach. It took great strength of character to come out as the first openly gay athlete in US...

June 11, 2012 4:56 pm
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Gilad Shalit Reports on the Giants of the NBA

Gilad Shalit, a lifelong avid sports fan who was held by captive by Hamas for years, is coming to the US to observe the NBA...

January 8, 2012 4:00 pm
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English Football, a Foul Smell?

Over 60 years ago, at the time Jackie Robinson was breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball, his teammate Pee Wee Reese famously said:...

January 5, 2012 12:02 pm
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Baseball, Passover, and The Beauty Of Spring

On the airport bus to Tel Aviv to catch my flight to Toronto, I asked what the name of the city meant?  Mound of Spring...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

‘Inheriting Genocide’ Unpacks How Holocaust Trauma Spans Generations

JNS.org - Does time -- even an entire generation or multiple generations --actually heal all wounds? The...

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

World

Report: Nigerian Air Force Special Forces Soldiers Receive Counter-Terroris...

A group of 150 Nigerian Air Force special forces soldiers have received counter-terrorism training from a team of Israeli military...

Israel

Israelis Protest Both in Support and Against Deportation of Illegal Migrant...

JNS.org - Israelis took to the streets over the weekend both to support and oppose the ongoing deportation of Eritrean and...

Middle East

Iran Says Damascus Suburbs Assault to Continue as Fighting Rages

Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a UN resolution demanding...

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