On the Origins of Sports Book & Author

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Sep 9, 2016

Gary Belsky, former Editor-in-Chief of ‘ESPN The Magazine,’ will discuss his new book, “On The Origins of Sports,” on Friday, September 16, 2016, starting at 10:30 a.m., at Temple Israel of Lawrence, 140 Central Avenue, Lawrence, N.Y.

Gary Belsky, former Editor-in-Chief of ‘ESPN The Magazine,’ will be discussing his new book, “On The Origins of Sports, The Early History & Original Rules of Everybody’s Favorite Games,” at Temple Israel, 140 Central Avenue, Lawrence, N.Y., on Friday, September 16, 2016, starting at 10:30 a.m.

In his new book, written with co-author Neil Fine, Belsky gathers the original rules, history and miscellany of the world’s 21 most popular sports. By taking readers back in history to learn the lore behind these sports and how they have changed over time, they give fans a new context for watching and competing in games.

Gary Belsky, former Editor-in-Chief of ‘ESPN The Magazine,’ is currently the President of Elland Road Partners, a consulting firm specializing in editorial and content strategy. Belsky is an adjunct professor of journalism at NYU.

The cost to attend the lecture, lunch is included: Temple Israel members, $18.00; non-members, $20.00. To register, or if you have questions, contact Alan at [email protected], or via phone at (516) 239-1140.

Source: Temple Israel of Lawrence

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