The Chosen People and the Spirit of the Game: Jews, Sports and Social Justice

Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 4:45pm to 7:00pm

Town and Gown (TGF)
665 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089

The USC Casden Institute with the support of The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles and USC Athletics proudly presents a panel discussion with athletes writers, sports managers and owners who have used athletics to illuminate social issues.



Lenny Krayzelburg-American backstroke swimmer, former world record holder and winner of a total of four gold medals in the 2000 and 2004 Olympic games

Noah Miller- Israel Lacrosse National Team player and head commander and chief instructor of Krav Maga in the IDF Special Forces Combat School

Alan I. Rothenberg- Chairman of Premier Partnerships and former president of the United States Soccer Federation, oversaw the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the U.S.

Erit Yellen- Producer and writer for documentary films on sports and social Issues and adjunct professor at the USC Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media & Society

Panel Moderator: 

Neil Kramer- Veteran educator, lacrosse coach and official who refereed first game ever played in Israel


Reception: 4:45PM, Panel Discussion: 5:30PM

Free Admission – Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 20 online or by phone: (213) 740-1744.

Parking is $12 in Parking Structure X located at 3499 S. Figueroa St.

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Athletics


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus



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