Day in the Life: Jerusalem Lions

Day in the Life: Jerusalem Lions

6 Points’ youngest Eidah at camp is the Jerusalem Lions, 3rd-5th graders who participate in a variety of sport majors, electives and other exciting camp activities! Take a look at what a typical day in the life of a Jerusalem Lion looks like! 7:30 am: Boker Tov! Lions...
The World Cup Reminds Me of 6 Points

The World Cup Reminds Me of 6 Points

I wrote this blog after the recent England vs. Colombia game at the World Cup. I’m an Englishman so it was obvious where my loyalties lay. As I watched the game I realized something I had never ascertained about elite sport. Until that game I had mostly watched for...
Put me in Coach!

Put me in Coach!

I just returned home from an amazing twelve days on the faculty at URJ 6 Points Academy – California. Now you may ask yourself, how can a sports camp be Jewish? I know, I was wondering the same thing when I first started to volunteer as faculty three summers...
The Importance of Shabbat for Jewish Athletes

The Importance of Shabbat for Jewish Athletes

Shabbat is a period set aside for us to look within, and be reminded of who we are, as Jewish athletes. Whether it’s work, or play, or sports, something is a little different on Shabbat. In baseball, we can’t ask a pitcher to throw a ball 100+ miles per hour every...