Jewish Athlete Names – Kveller
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Jewish Athlete Names

So you want to raise an athlete? Looking for the next Olympic swimmer? Or maybe your daughter will be the first woman to make it into major league baseball? Kveller selected our top 10 favorite Jewish athletes to inspire our list. Maybe choosing one of these names will be a premonition!


1)    Omri (Omri Casspi–First Israeli in the NBA)
2)    Mark (Mark Spitz–Gold medal Olympic swimmer)
3)    Barney (Barney Ross–Champion boxer)
4)    Sandy (Sandy Koufax–Hall of Fame baseball player)
5)    Red (Red Auerbach–Legendary NBA coach)


1)    Nancy (Nancy Lieberman–Hall of Fame basketball player)
2)    Sasha (Sasha Cohen–Silver medal Olympic figure skater)
3)    Dara (Dara Torres–Gold medal Olympic swimmer)
4)    Kerri (Kerri Strug–Gold medal Olympic gymnast)
5)    Amy (Amy Alcott–Hall of fame LPGA golfer)

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