FIELDING DREAMS: WASHINGTON'S JEWISH BALLPLAYERS
THURSDAY, JULY 20, 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
conversation with sports attorney and former Washington Senator’s broadcaster Philip Hochberg; Documentary Filmmaker Aviva Kempner (The
Life and Times of Hank Greenberg and an upcoming film about
Moe Berg); and author Frederic J. Frommer (You
Gotta Have Heart: A History of Washington Baseball from 1859 to the 2012
National League East Champions) about the eclectic and memorable stories of
Washington DC’s Jewish players. Notable names include Moe Berg (catcher,
scholar, spy); Elliott Maddox (the only Black Jew to play in the Major
Leagues); and Jason Marquis (the first observant Jew to play for the Nats).
by The Chaim Kempner Collection Library Fund. The Chaim Kempner Author Series
brings authors of recently published books to the EDCJCC for the learning and
enjoyment of the entire community.
In partnership with the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington.
TICKET: $10/person (+ $1.50 fee)
DISCOUNT TICKET for friends of the Jewish Historical Society: $7/person (+ $1.50 fee)
TICKET + BOOK (You
Gotta Have Heart: A History of Washington Baseball): $25 (+1.50 fee)