Grand Slam Sunday

The summer heat was sizzling at Grand Slam Sunday, a Jewish community day at Nationals Park, sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. Washington Jewish Week was the media sponsor. Despite all the fun at the Aug. 28 game, the Nationals lost to the Colorado Rockies 5-3. Photos courtesy of Jewish Federation of Greater Washington… Read More

Tennis exhibition a smash fundraiser

Like most elite 16-year-old tennis players, Shadi Altori has lofty goals for his career on the court. He hopes to join the professional tour and play in the U.S. Open or compete for a top college program in the United States. But one of his goals transcends tennis. Shadi, who is Muslim and lives in… Read More

You Should Know… Lee Mendelowitz

They say that baseball is a game of math. It certainly is for Lee Mendelowitz. Mendelowitz, 30, is a data analyst for the Washington Nationals, helping crunch the numbers that determine how the National League East’s first-place team can improve. Mendelowitz holds degrees in math, engineering and statistics from Cornell University and the University of… Read More

Washington-area players at JCC Maccabi Games Greater Washington Maccabi Games Delegation (Bender JCC of Greater Washington)

St. Louis Games July 31-Aug. 5 Boys Baseball Team Coaches:  Jordan Green, Harvey Reich Roster: Alex Curwin Ari Fischthal Nathaniel Freishtat Robert Goodman Zachary Gordon Jason Hersh Seth Kahler Jacob Kaplan Maxwell Portnoy Andrew Rabinowitz Ethan Reff Isaac Silber Mitch Wasserman Dance Team Coach: Debbie Clark Roster: Hallie Feinbaum Danielle Glickman Devon Goldstein Lindsay Goldstein… Read More