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SF360: In the ring with Jewish boxers at SFJFF

By Indiewire | Indiewire July 23, 2007 at 5:49AM

"The Thesaurus of the Yiddish Language contains 392 synonyms for the word 'hit,' including k'nack, patch, tzettle and zetz," says San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Program Director Nancy Fishman. "We are showing five great films that showcase the moxie and smart fighting style of Jewish boxers, both old and new." She notes that a lot of people don't know that Jews have participated in boxing more than any other professional sport in the U.S. Nancy Fishman reports.
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"The Thesaurus of the Yiddish Language contains 392 synonyms for the word 'hit,' including k'nack, patch, tzettle and zetz," says San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Program Director Nancy Fishman. "We are showing five great films that showcase the moxie and smart fighting style of Jewish boxers, both old and new." She notes that a lot of people don't know that Jews have participated in boxing more than any other professional sport in the U.S. Nancy Fishman reports.





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