Blog Entries by andy altman-ohr
May 20, 2011 | by andy altman-ohr
This isn't quite a man-bites-dog story: It's more like a man-can-longer-bite-into-a-pastrami-sandwich story.
April 7, 2011 | by andy altman-ohr
Omri Casspi and the Sacramento Kings are coming to Oracle Arena in Oakland for Jewish Heritage Night on April 10 at 6 p.m. <details here>
It might be the last time he plays the Warriors as a representative of Sacramento, as it…
January 5, 2011 | by andy altman-ohr
Unlike last season, I haven't written anything about Omri Casspi. Until now. That's in large part because the NBA's first-ever Israeli player is having a somewhat rough go of it in his second season.
Casspi had a solid rookie campaign in 2009-10.…
August 3, 2010 | by andy altman-ohr
Pictures from JTA of the Chelsea Clinton, Marc Mezvinsky wedding
The wedding was officiated by a rabbi, James Ponet, head of the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale University,
along with a Methodist minister.
The marriage took place under a chupah. Friends of the couple recited…
July 21, 2010 | by andy altman-ohr
July 18, 2010 | by andy altman-ohr
July 14, 2010 | by andy altman-ohr
Omri Casspi made a huge splash last year with the Sacramento Kings — as the first Israeli to play in the NBA.
Well, now the Sacramento Kings have another Jewish player on their roster ... their summer-league roster, that is.
What could be better than sinking your teeth into a corned beef on rye while watching the World Cup final ?
You can do it Saul's Deli in Berkeley.
Since the start of the World Cup last month, the Shattuck Avenue…
June 15, 2010 | by andy altman-ohr
What could be better than sinking your teeth into a corned beef on rye while watching a World Cup match? Or maybe some scrambled eggs with salami, depending on what time of day it is.
That's what's been happening at Saul's Deli in Berkeley since the…
April 29, 2010 | by andy altman-ohr
A couple of weeks ago in the Celebrities column, ace Jews-hound (and news-hound) Nate Bloom of Oakland gave us a most excellent rundown of this year's crop of Jewish Major Leaguers.
Another Jewish player has entered…