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Menschwarmers: The Golden Age of Jewish Boxing

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Barney Ross, left, is one of the most acclaimed Jewish boxers of all time. (Harris & Ewing / Wikimedia Commons)

Relive the glory days of Jewish boxing, when sluggers Barney Ross and Sammy Luftspring ruled the ring, with the Menschwarmers’ special guest, Lou Eisen, an encyclopedia of boxing knowledge. Lou talks about the earliest Jewish boxers, the sport’s evolution and an era when thuggish Nazis forced Jews to hit back in the streets.

Listen to the latest episode of Menschwarmers, our Jewish sports podcast, right here:

Menschwarmers is hosted by Gabe Pulver and Jamie Hirsh, and produced and edited by Alex Rose. Michael Fraiman is the supervising producer. Our music is “Brass” by 4bstr4ck3r feat. Daman. You can follow the Menschwarmers on Twitter, and check out more podcasts by The CJN Podcast Network here.

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