Star of David Boxing Shorts: a Jewish Tradition for over 80 Years


For whatever reason, numerous Jewish boxers have been wearing Stars of David on their Boxing trunks since at least 1933. Here is just a partial list of Jewish fighters who fought with a Star of David on their shorts-

Benny May
Jack Berg
Al Davis
Maxie Rosenbloom
Lew Tendler
Rubie Goldstein
Maxie Berger
Sid Terris
Yuri Foreman
Cletus Seldin
Boyd Melson
Zachary “Kid Yamaka” Wohlman
Mike “The Jewish Bomber” Rossman
Battling Levinsky
Barney Ross
Victor “Young” Peres
Alphonse Halimi
Dmitriy “Star of David” Salita

Star of David, Wikipedia

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