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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

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

Features

How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

Europeans Violently Protest Jerusalem Changes as Netanyahu Visits Continent

JNS.org - Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic demonstrations pervaded Europe last weekend as Israeli Prime Minister...

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

World

White House: Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace Talks by Snubbing P...

JNS.org - The Trump administration said Sunday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is “walking away” from peace talks after PA President...

Israel

Netanyahu: Most European Countries Will Follow US Precedent on Jerusalem

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday expressed confidence that most European countries will follow the precedent set by the Trump administration’s policy changes on Jerusalem. “I believe that all...

Middle East

German Chancellor Leads Condemnation of Antisemitic Outrages in Wake of US ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned the angry antisemitic demonstrations that broke out in various cities in her country...

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