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The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time 

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Updated July 21, 2019 1.5k votes 603 voters 11.5k views 37 items

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This list of Jewish boxers includes lots of 20th century Jewish boxers who helped lay the foundation for the sport as well as current Jewish boxing champions who are at the top of the sport. Guys like former Super Welterweight champion Yuri Foreman and the "Greatest Southpaw in Ring History" Lew Tendler are on this list as well as Boyd Melson, a 2008 Olympic boxing alternate who donates 100% of his fight purses to spinal cord injury research.

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list ordered by
1
Benny Leonard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 51 (1896-1947)
2
Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 50 (1909-1959)
3
Barney Ross is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 58 (1909-1967)
4
Abe Attell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 87 (1883-1970)
5
Lew Tendler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 76 (1894-1970)
6
Maxie Rosenbloom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 69 (1907-1976)
7
Joe Choynski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 75 (1868-1943)
8
Kid Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 69 (1901-1970)
9
Ted "Kid" Lewi... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 77 (1893-1970)
10
Benny Bass is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 71 (1904-1975)
11
Benny Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 83 (1918-2001)
12
Al Davis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 25 (1920-1945)
13
Zab Judah is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Age: 42
14
Mushy Callahan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 81 (1905-1986)
15
Battling Levinsky is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 58 (1891-1949)
16
Jack Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 46 (1899-1945)
17
Samuel Berger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 41 (1884-1925)
18
Dmitry Salita is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Age: 37
19
Abe Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 79 (1898-1977)
20
Mike Rossman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Age: 64
21
Yuri Foreman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Age: 39
22
Ben Jeby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 76 (1909-1985)
23
Bob Olin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 48 (1908-1956)
24
Jackie Fields is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Ron Siegel added Dec. at 79 (1908-1987)
25
Al Singer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Boxers Of All Time
Dec. at 55 (1906-1961)