Armed with a personal letter from the communist leader, the Havana butcher has been providing meat to the tiny Jewish community for decades.
Gerald Eskenazi generated 8,000 bylines as a New York Times reporter. The author of 16 books, he now lectures on the media and sports, and travels widely.
Author Mike Silver has done an impressive job in digging up a chapter in American sports that virtually has been forgotten, and shows that the term 'Jewish boxer' is not an oxymoron.
A new memoir sketches Benjamin and Marsha Emanuel's sons paths to becoming, respectively, a White House official and Chicago mayor, a Hollywood talent agent and a leader in public health policy.
A new collection of essays about Jews in sports is full of surprises – in both its inclusion of non-athletes and in the meaning its authors ascribe to being Jewish. But the surprises are pleasant ones.