Jews in the Greater Hartford area have long been active in sports, whether at school or in clubs, formally or self-organized. Some played for the experience or to fill time, others had the talent, drive and support to compete or participate at the national, international and professional levels. Members of our community have pursued sports as athletes or as managers, agents, promoters, writers, broadcasters, coaches and student advocates. Now you can search the list of inductees by sport, year inducted, role or name. We are in the process of writing and uploading biographies for each athlete. If you have information, mementos or photographs for our inductees, please let us know by email.!

There are 86 honorees of the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, representing sports activity from the earliest days of the 20th century into the early aughts of the 21st.


First NameLast NameSportCategoryRoleYear InductedAbout
Andrew Zwecker soccer, ice hockey, tennis youth athlete 2003
Max Zieky soccer youth athlete 1997
Robert Yellin raquetball adult athete 1985
Mark Yellin basketball, tennis adult athlete 1992
Stanley Wiesen basketball, track & field, swimming, table tennis adult athlete 2002
Emily Weisburst track & field youth athlete 2004
Arthur Weinstein football adult athlete 1987
Stanley Weiner football, basketball, baseball adult athlete 1990
Ross Weiner tennis youth athlete 2000
Marni Weil field hockey, softball, tennis youth athlete 1997
Irving Waltman baseball, football adult athlete 1983
Edward Waltman baseball, football adult athlete 1989
Herbert Vinick football adult athlete 1990
Shoshana Tyler golf youth athlete 2004
Betty Title soccer, lacrosse adult athlete 1987
Charles Teller tennis, soccer adult athlete, coach 1987
Samuel Suisman Football, basketball, baseball adult athlete 1983
Edward Suisman Basketball adult athlete 1984
John Suisman golf adult athlete 1989
Sarah Stone tennis youth athlete 1992
Lewis Stieglitz track & field, Cross country adult athlete 1984
Louis Stein tennis adult athlete 1987
Jarrett Solomon baseball, basketball youth athlete 1999
Harry Smith baseball, basketball adult athlete 1986
David Slossberg Football, basketball, baseball adult athlete 1986