We wish you all l'shana tova as well as an easy fast to those who observe! Down below, we have compiled a list of some of the most iconic Jews in sports including players, coaches and owners. If you feel we missed someone, please comment below!
Jerry Reinsdorf is the current owner of our Chicago Bulls, as well as for the Chicago White Sox.
Bud Selig is the former commissioner of Major League Baseball.
Dolph Schayes played and coached for several NBA teams including the Philadelphia 76ers.
Sid Luckman is considered to be one of the best long range passers of all time. He spent all 12 seasons with the Chicago Bears and in that time won 4 NFL championships and an MVP award.
Kevin Youkilis was an MLB player who played 10 years in the majors for the Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees.
Ryan Braun is an MLB player who has played for the Milwaukee Brewers since 2007.
Sandy Koufax pitched 12 seasons for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers and actually refused to pitch in the World Series on this day 50 years ago, in observance of Yom Kippur.