9 Jewish sports miracles that defied expectations

A still from Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel. (Still courtesy Menemsha Films)

From Team Israel’s fairy tale run to Sue Bird’s unbroken Olympic victories, Jewish athletes have long beaten the odds. To celebrate Hanukkah, the hosts of Menschwarmers, The CJN’s Jewish sports podcast, run through their picks for the greatest Jewish sports streaks and miracles of all time.

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Menschwarmers is hosted by James Hirsh and Gabe Pulver, and produced and edited by Michael Fraiman. Our intro music is by Coby Lipovitch, and our outro music is “Organ Grinder Swing” by chēēZ π. This show is a member of The CJN Podcast Network—find more great Jewish podcasts at thecjn.ca. Follow the Menschwarmers on Twitter @menschwarmers, and The CJN Podcast Network on Twitter @cjnpodcasts.