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Alumni Staff

The “Jewish Jordan”: Tamir Goodman

August 10, 2011, by

Basketball star and trailblazer Tamir Goodman, dubbed the “Jewish Jordan” by Sports Illustrated magazine, became the first observant Jew in recent history to reach the highest levels of his sport. More importantly to us, Tamir was also involved with NCSY since childhood. He experienced Jewish holidays and shabbatonim with his family and saw how the