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Congregation Shomrei Torah

Jews & Basketball Movie Night

Sunday, April 9, 2023 18 Nisan 5783

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

“The First Basket,” a Documentary Film by David  Vyorst

The photo (left) from 1905 shows Lee W. Wolfe, grandfather of CST member Judith Richlin-Klonsky, with other members of the Chicago basketball team sponsored by Jane Addams’ Hull House.

Please join us as we watch “The First Basket,” a Documentary Film by David  Vyorst which goes through the early history and the role that Jewish players and coaches played in developing this great American pastime. We will examine the roots of professional basketball by looking at the Jewish contribution to the sport. It is also a time that everyone can tell their favorite NBA story. Appropriate snacks will be served. See you there sports fans!

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