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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

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

World

Students, Activists Disrupt Talk by Israeli Ambassador at Syracuse Universi...

Some 20 protesters disrupted a speech by an Israeli ambassador at Syracuse University in New York on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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