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The Jewish Jordan’s Triple Threat

May 9, 2013

Steve Savitsky talks with former basketball phenom Tamir Goodman about his new book.

Tamir Goodman was dubbed “The Jewish Jordan” by Sports Illustrated for the unorthodox combination of basketball prowess and devout faith that he brought with him onto the court as a top-ranked high school recruit, D-I and professional basketball player. Goodman’s book features practical basketball training tips, strategies to contend with the mental side of the game, and game-like scenarios to demonstrate how this advice will pay off on the court.

Read more on this at Jewish Action in The Jewish Jordan’s Triple Threat: Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Lessons From The Court.


Savitsky Talks is a weekly 20 minute audio program with interviews and discussions that probe and explore contemporary Jewish life. Steve Savitsky’s unusually direct and objective approach make this program a refreshing take on the Jewish community’s often challenging role in the world.