THE ALL-STARS OF DAVID

IN THE GREAT JEWISH TRADITION, 43 MEMBERS OF THE TRIBE DESCENDED ON SOUTHERN FLORIDA. BUT INSTEAD OF PLAYING CANASTA, THEY DREAMED OF VICTORY ON THE DIAMOND. WITH NAMES LIKE GREENBERG, LIPETZ, AND FISH, THEY UNITED IN THE HOPES OF BRINGING GLORY TO THE HOLY LAND (AND MAYBE THEMSELVES) IN THIS MONTH’S WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC. AND EVERY TIME THEY STEPPED UP TO THE PLATE, IT WAS A SWING AND A MITZVAH.

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