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Sunday, November 17 • 3:10pm - 4:10pm
Jewish Stars in the Ring

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From 18th century English champions, Daniel Mendoza and Samuel Elias, to 20th century Americans, Benny Leonard and Barney Ross, Jews have produced boxing champions. Between 1910 and 1940, 26 world champions were Jewish. We will look at the reasons why Jews found this violent sport appealing.

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Len Abram

Len Abram has taught writing and authored three novels, along with many articles. His older brother, an amateur boxer, introduced him to the sport.


Sunday November 17, 2019 3:10pm - 4:10pm
M-08a 384 Harvard Campus