www.blacktiemagazine.com
Home
 
Translate
 
Celebrity Philanthropy News
 
Society News
 
Save the Date Directory
 
Features
Black Tie China
 
Black Tie France
 
Black Tie Israel
 
Black Tie Philippines
 
Black Tie
Global Sustainability News
 
Nightlife With
Rose Billings
 
The Season
 
Publisher
Gerard Mc Keon
 
Editor-in-Chief
Joyce Brooks
 
Follow us on 
Twitter   Facebook   Google+   Pinterest
 
 
 
Society News
 
New York Society
Palm Beach Society
International Society
Hampton Society
Las Vegas Society
West Coast Society
U.S. Society
 
Save The Date
Save the Date Directory
 
Listing Non-Profit Events
 
Philanthropy News
Featured Foundations
Philanthropy  Giving
 
Entrepreneurial & Philanthropy Awards
 
Featured
Event Resources
Event Resource Directory
Event Talent Directory
 
Black Tie
Recommended
Lifestyle Selection
Antiques
Art
Beauty
Cars
Couture Fashion
Crowdfunding
Fine Wines
Friends of Black Tie
 Health & Wellness
Impact Investment
Interior Design
Investigative Services
Jewelry
Kids on Location
Legal Services
Luxury Yachts
Pet Services
Private Air
 Real Estate
Recommended Reading
Restaurant Reviews
Single Friendly Events
Social Announcements
Sustainable Investment
Technology
Theater/Arts
Travel
Wealth Management
 
 
Share this Page
 
Promote Your Business or Foundation:
Advertising
Co-Hosting Events
 
Featured Foundations
Listing Non-Profit Events
 
Promote your Services
Feature your Talent
 
Friends of
Black Tie
Add your e-mail
for invitations to  our
exclusive
Friends of Black Tie Events

 
Friends of Black Tie
 
 
Black Tie Classic
Current Issue
Diana Issue
Jacqueline Kennedy
Back Issues
More Back Issues
Black Tie TV
Online Store 1
 
 
 

 

web
analytics
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. Society News  Pages  

E- mail this page to your friends

Black Tie International:
Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

 
Richard Cohen, inductee; Buzz Bissinger, inductee; Glenn Fine, inductee; Lisa Hoffstein, inductee; Stephen H. Frishberg, board chair; Phil Kendall, accepting on behalf of George Katz; Rich Yankowitz, inductee; (front) Al Schrier, board member; (behind Al), Lewis Katz, Pillar of Achievement recipient; Fred Shabel, inductee; and Michael Barkann, master of ceremonies and Hall of Fame member

Richard Cohen, inductee; Buzz Bissinger, inductee; Glenn Fine, inductee; Lisa Hoffstein, inductee; Stephen H. Frishberg, board chair; Phil Kendall, accepting on behalf of George Katz; Rich Yankowitz, inductee; (front) Al Schrier, board member; (behind Al), Lewis Katz, Pillar of Achievement recipient; Fred Shabel, inductee; and Michael Barkann, master of ceremonies and Hall of Fame member.
 

 

PHILADELPHIA JEWISH SPORTS
 
HALL OF FAME'S 15TH ANNUAL
 
INDUCTION CEREMONY

HONORS EIGHT NEW MEMBERS


(PHILADELPHIA, PA) The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Adolph and Rose Levis Museum (PJSHOF) celebrated its 15th anniversary by honoring eight new individuals in a reception held on May 21, 2012 at the Gershman Y at Broad and Pine Streets in Philadelphia. 
The 2012 inductees include Buzz Bissinger, Richard Cohen, Glenn Fine, Lisa Hoffstein, George Katz, Fred Shabel, Rich Yankowitz, and Pillar of Achievement honoree, Lewis Katz. In addition, the 2011 JCC Maccabi Games® Team Philadelphia Graduating Athletes received special recognition.

The inductees into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame represent the best of the best, those individuals and teams who, through perseverance, dedication, superior talent and skills, have risen to the top of their respective sports.   Their names and achievements are celebrated within the walls of the museum.   Each PJSHOF inductee has been involved in sports as an athlete, coach, manager, administrator, team owner, or as a member of the media.   They must have at least one Jewish parent and have lived within, or competed within the five county Greater Philadelphia area.   They have joined a special group of approximately 120 past honorees.   This includes the Philadelphia SPHAs, a championship basketball team that was dominant between the two World Wars and later became the NBA Warriors; Philadelphia Phillies senior vice president and general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr., NFL Films founders Ed and Steve Sabol; Philadelphia Flyers founder Ed Snider; NBA Hall of Famer Dolph Schayes, and many others.

This year's special class includes coaches, charity founders, sports managers and a prize-winning writer:

Buzz Bissinger is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, author, and now talk show host, best known for his non-fiction book, Friday Night Lights

Richard Cohen is a world class tennis and squash player known also for his tennis coaching prowess.

Glenn Fine is a former inspector general of the United States Department of Justice and Rhodes Scholar,  who was a 10th-round draft pick by the San Antonio Spurs.

Lisa Hoffstein, University of Pennsylvania tennis star, is president and founder of "The Katie At The Bat Team," dedicated to empowering inner-city children to achieve their full potential through participation in athletics.

Posthumous awardee George Katz was a boxing manager famous for handling his boxers with extreme caution.   He guided many good Philly contenders including Gil Turner and Kitten Hayward.

Fred A. Shabel has been vice-chairman of Comcast-Spectacor, the high profile sports and entertainment organization, for the past 32 years.

Rich Yankowitz, longtime head basketball coach at Dobbins Tech, is the winningest coach in Philadelphia Public League history.

Pillar of Achievement honoree Lewis Katz is a Camden-raised entrepreneur, former owner of the New Jersey Nets and New Jersey Devils, and philanthropist.   He is director of the Katz Foundation, which supports a variety of charitable, educational  and medical causes.   He joins a distinguished group that includes Irv Kosloff and Ike Richman, Sam Rabinowitz, and 2011 inductee, Steve Cozen

Al Shrier served as ceremony chairman; Jay Goldberg, nominating committee chair; Harriet Beloff Goodwin; décor chair; and Louis Schmidt, publication chair.   Deborah P. Weiss is the director and Stephen H. Frishberg is chair of the board.

The Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and its sports museum honor local Jewish teams and athletes, many of whom actually played their sports in the Broad Street PJSHOF location.   Founded in 1997 to celebrate the contributions of local Jewish pioneers and heroes in the sports world, the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame soon expanded to a full-fledged museum with an endowment from the Levis family.    It is located in the old YM-YWHA, where many of the basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, track and swimming stars practiced and played.   There are lockers filled with uniforms, equipment and other memorabilia representing Jewish athletes associated with local teams like the Flyers and 76ers.   There is also a gripping memorial remembering the Israeli athletes who were killed during the 1972 Munich Summer Olympic Games.
                                                                                                ***
The mission of the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame is to provide the community with tangible and lasting evidence of the past, present and future of Jewish sportsmen and sportswomen in the Greater Philadelphia area and to instill community pride in Jewish accomplishments in the field of sports and the role sports has played in preserving Jewish culture.   The hall and museum reflect the obstacles Jews had to overcome in order to excel in sporting endeavors locally, nationally and internationally; portray the instrumental role sports has played in Jewish life; and provide continuity to future generations of Jewish athletes.   Celebrating 15 years in 2012, the PJSHOF is open Sunday through Friday and provides tours by request.  Please call 215-900-7999,write info@phillyjewishsports.org   or visit www.phillyjewishsports.com  to learn more.

Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame • 401 S. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19147

Phone: 215-900-7999   

Web:
www.phillyjewishsports.com  

Email:
info@phillyjewishsports.org

 
Joyce Brooks

To list an Upcoming Event
Contact: joyce@blacktiemagazine.com

Save the Date
Celebrity Philanthropy News
Society News

Black Tie Magazine TV

gerard mc keon

Promote Your Event or Business
Contact: gerard@blacktiemagazine.com

Event Resource Directory,   Promote your Services
Event Talent  Directory,  
Feature your Talent
Co-hosting events with Black Tie
Advertising

 

 

 
Back to U.S.Society News


 




 

 

Philanthropic Events Calendar
 December
 

Follow us on
Black Tie Magazine TV
 

Search the Site

 

 

Help
Jeff Bezos
Spend
 $80,000,000,000
On Philanthropy


Details
Impact Investment

Save the Date

 

Yoko Ono and John Lennon

Jerry Garcia Foundation

Imagine Theres No Hunger

Concert, San Francisco

December 16, 2017


Details
Save the Date

 

Seventeenth Annual Long Island American Heart Association



Seventeenth Annual
Long Island
American Heart Association
Go Red For Women Luncheon

Long Island, NY
February 28, 2018


Details
Save the Date

 

Black Tie Sustainable Investment

imperial pacific casino


 Saipan:
Gross Domestic Product
increased by
28.6 Percent
in 2016

Details
Impact Investment

 

DF Aquaculture Capital

A Better Way
 to Produce Seafood

 

DF Aquaculture Capital
Limited

Details
Impact Investment

 

Health & Wellness

Timeship

Timeship

Cryotechnology

Details

Health & Wellness

 

Featured Artist

Gerard J. Delcolle

Gerard Del Colle

Paintings With Passion



Details

 

Black Tie China

Asia initiatives


Asia Initatives
The Eighth
United Nations (UN)
Secretary General ,
Ban Ki-moon

 presented the
 Award For
 Women’s Empowerment
 to
Yue-Sai Kan.
Details
Black Tie China

 

Black Tie Philippines

Gerard Mc Keon and Laica Herrera.  Photo by:  GMK/Blacktiemagazine.com

5th Annual Belgium
Cheese & Beer Night
at Manila Polo Club
Black Tie
Philippines



Details

Black Tie Philippines
 

 Celebrity Philanthropy News

B. Michael and actress Cicely Tyson.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com


B. Michael
Cicely Tyson


American Ballet Theatre
Fall Gala



Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson. Photos by:  Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging


Tom Hanks
 Rita Wilson


27th Annual Simply Shakespeare
Los Angeles, CA



Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

 Paul Sorvino and his wife Dee Dee Sorvino.  Photo by: Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com


Paul Sorvino
 Dee Dee Sorvino


The Metropolitan
 Opera House
Opening Night Gala


Details


Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Tommy Tune.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemaagzine.com

Tommy Tune

13th Annual
 Martina Arroyo
Foundation Gala


Details

Society News

 

 JB Smoove.  Photo by:  Vince Bucci


JB Smoove

Boys and Girls Clubs
of America
Annual
Great Futures Gala
Beverly Hills, CA

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Annual Giants of Broadcasting Honors

Library of American Broadcasting:
 Annual Giants
 of Broadcasting Honors


Details

Society News

 

2017 C3 US-Arab Business & Healthcare Summit

2017 C3
US-Arab Business
& Healthcare Summit


Details

Society News

 

Global CeylonTea Party

Permanent Mission
 of Sri Lanka
 to the United Nation
s

Global Ceylon Tea Party
in Celebration of the
150th Anniversary of
Ceylon Tea


Details

Society News

 

Ashley Judd, Audrey Grus©Patrick McMullan/Photo - Jared Siskin/PMC

Ashley Judd
Audrey Grus
Hope for Depression
11th Annual
Luncheon Seminar

 

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Ralph Fiennes and Elizabeth Segerstrom at South Coast Plaza's Art, Excellence + Friendship event, an evening with the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra at Segerstrom Center for the Arts Monday, October 30, 2017.

Ralph Fiennes
Elizabeth Segerstrom

South Coast Palaz's
Art Excellence
and Friendship

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Christy Teigen and John Legend.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

Christy Teigen
 John Legend


71st Tony Awards

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Open Your Hearts Chair Jean Shafiroff, with Honorees Ralph S. Mosca, M.D. Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

21st Annual
Hamptons Heart Ball


Details
 

Society News

 

National Meningitis Association Rings
The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell


Details
Society News

 

The Ocean Conference

Our oceans, our future: partnering for the implementation of
 Sustainable Development
 Goal 14

United Nations
NYC

Details
Society News

 

Gala Chairs Wendy and Michael Esposito with His Eminence, Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan

The 41st Annual
Inner-City Scholarship
Fund Friends Gala
Raises Over $1 Million


Details
Society News

 

Lawrence and Lori Fink, Ken and Elaine Langone, Robert I. Grossman, MD, Dean and CEO of NYU Langone, Elisabeth J. Cohen, MD, and honoree Thomas S. Murphy at the 2017 Violet Ball

NYU Langone
Medical Center
2017 Violet Ball
Raises Over $5.2 Million


Details
Society News

 

KidneyTexas, Inc.

 The Runway Report

2017 Luncheon
and Fashion Show 

Dallas, TX


Details
Society News

 

ecosoc 2017

ECOSOC    2017
“Partnerships for
promoting opportunities, increased prosperity and sustainable development
 for all”


Details
Society News

 
 

Kathryn and Leo Vecellio



 
The 62nd Annual
Palm Beach Heart Ball
Raises Over $1 Million




Details

Palm Beach Society

 

 Silvia Frieser (Co-Chair) (Executive Director) Michael Peenik (Co-Chair).  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com



 The 62nd
Viennese Opera Ball
 




Details

Society News

 

Lois Pope and Dr. Robin Ganzert. Photos by CAPEHART

LIFE's 23rd Annual
"Lady in Red" Gala
Raises More Than
 $1.2 Million

 

Details

Palm Beach Society

 

 Deborra-Lee Furness, Leadership Award Recipient and Cate Blanchett, Presenter.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

Deborra-Lee Furness
 Cate Blanchett

UN Women for Peace Association
Annual
Awards Luncheon

Details
Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Andrew Solomon, Meryl Streep, Stephen Sondheim

Andrew Solomon
Meryl Streep
Stephen Sondheim


PEN America
Annual Literary Gala
Raises $2 Million


Details
Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Jane Alexander (Master of Ceremonies) and Frances Beinecke ((Audubon Medal).  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com


Jane Alexander 
 Frances Beinecke

 

2017 Audubon Gala
Raises More Than
$1.1 Million


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: (L-R) Fashion designer Issac Mizrahi, honoree Linda Lloyd Lambert and President and CEO of ASPCA, Matt Bershadker attend the ASPCA hosted 20th Annual Bergh Ball at The Plaza Hotel on April 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for ASPCA)

 Issac Mizrahi
Linda Lloyd Lambert
  Matt Bershadker
ASPCA
20th Annual Bergh Ball
Raises   $1.5 Million

Details
Society News

 

Crown Prince Alexander, Joyce Brooks


Crown Prince Alexander
 Joyce Brooks



Details
 


Society News

 

Elizabeth Taylor and Kathy Ireland

Elizabeth Taylor
 Kathy Ireland


The Elizabeth Taylor
 AIDS Foundation
Celebrates
 Legendary Stars
 85th Birthday
Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Jude Demorest, Lee Daniels and Brittany O'Grady.  Photo by:  Vince Bucci

 Jude Demorest
 Lee Daniels
 Brittany O'Grady

Extraordinary Families
2nd Annual Awards Gala
Beverly Hills, CA

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

From left: Dr. Steven J. Corwin, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian, Jessica M. Bibiliowicz, chairman of Weill Cornell Medicine's Board of Overseers, Frank A. Bennack, Jr., chairman of NewYork-Presbyterian's Board of Trustees, and Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, interim dean of Weill Cornell Medicine, during the annual Cabaret benefit dinner on Nov. 9 at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. The event raised $3.5 million to support the institutions' ongoing work in patient care, biomedical research and medical education..  Photo by:  Studio Brooke

NewYork-Presbyterian
 Weill Cornell Medicine
Annual Cabaret Benefit
 Dinner
Raises $3,5 Million

Details

Society News

 

T. Denny Sanford

T. Denny Sanford
 $100 million Gift
Launches
Sanford Stem Cell
Clinical Center


Details

Society News
 

 

Nancy Grand, Stephen Grand

Nancy &Stephen Grand
commit $50 million
to the
Weizmann Institute
of Science


Details

Society News
 

 

Marc Anthony, Carlos Slim, Petra Nemcova

Marc Anthony
Carlos Slim
Petra Nemcova

Happy
 Hearts Fund
Gala

Details

 Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Israel's 65th birthday

Israel's
65th
 Anniversary
 $1,216,124,000.00
Birthday gift

Details

Philanthropy Giving
Donate.bz
 

 

Black Tie International Realty

amayan beach, palawan, philippines

 Amayan, Beach,
 Palawan,
 Philippines

348 acres
$5.25 million

Details
International Realty

 

Philanthropy Giving

 
2015 US Charitable Giving
Sets New Record $477.55 Billion

Details

 

Global Sustainability News

 

Cortés Desalination and Tidal Electric Generation Project

 Cortés
Desalination
and Tidal Electric
 Generation Project


Details
Impact Investments

 

sustainable development goals

United Nations 
17
  Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's)

 

Event Resources Directory
 

gerard mc keon, Event Resourcess

Everything you need
to run a
World Class Event

Promote your Services

Event Resource Directory

 

 

Follow us on   Twitter       Facebook

 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Copyright 2006 Black Tie Magazine. All Rights Reserved .

Privacy Policy |