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The 2017-2018 DJHS Annual Meeting & Lecture, featuring author & sports writer Charley Rosen

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On Thursday, June 14th @ 7:00pm, the Dallas Jewish Historical Society was pleased to welcome Charley Rosen as the featured speaker for the 2017-2018 Annual Meeting of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society.  After the introduction and induction of new DJHS Board Members by our Vice President, Deborah Konigsberg; we heard a welcome and tribute from our Board President, Stuart Rosenfield; followed by an overview of the organization and the “Year-in-Review” by our Executive Director, Debra Polsky.  The evening culminated with a lively and engaging lecture by author and sports writer, Charley Rosen. 6’8″ Rosen, an American author and former basketball coach, who previously worked as an NBA analyst for FOXSports.com, and whose work has appeared on Fanragsports.com and hoopshype.com, is a native of the Bronx, and the author of over twenty-one sports books, including Sugar: Michael Ray Richardson, Eighties Excess, and the NBA (Nebraska, 2018), Crazy Basketball: A Life In and Out of Bounds (Nebraska, 2011) and The Chosen Game: A Jewish Basketball History. He has also coauthored two books with NBA coach Phil Jackson. Mr. Rosen captivated us with the story of the origins of Basketball; covering the start and proliferation of the game,  what part Jews played along…

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