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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

BASEBALL MITZVAH, WEEK #2: No response from IBL's Baras or IPBL's Rosen; kids suffer



On Tuesday, May 13th, Our Man Elli in Israel laid out a benevolent challenge to the two US businessmen who sought to profit most from the idea of professional baseball in Israel: Boston bagel baron Larry Baras of the failed Israel Baseball League and the Miami millionaire Magnetix maven (or should we say Boca billionaire basketball boychick) Jeffrey Rosen: Do a baseball mitzvah by helping out Shuki Goodman, who'd placed a notice on the Janglo bulletin board seeking used baseball equipment for his non-profit program for at-risk called Chein Farm Learning in the Galilee, in upper Israel.

Seven days have passed.

No response.

No mitzvah.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

If they don't have money to pay vendors, why would you think they have any equipment left? The players brought their own equipment, left with their uniforms, the league ran out of balls, and every bat was broken except for the ones the players used and took home. Where do you think there is any equipment?

I appreciate your articles, but this is just stupid.

Anonymous said...

maybe they could donate a check moron

Anonymous said...

With what money pinhead? He's getting sued, and can't pay off debt, so how does he donate anything?
Rosen on the other hand...

The more you speak the more you show people how stupid you really are.

Anonymous said...

we don't need the insults.
the man can't afford some balls and bats?
who's the stupid one?

Anonymous said...

get a life idiot

Anonymous said...

No YOU get a life you worthless loser

Anonymous said...

no you get a life pinhead

Anonymous said...

No YOU get a life, you knuckle-dragging mouthbreather

Anonymous said...

HOW MATURE! No-wonder the League failed!

Anonymous said...

No, YOU'RE immature!

Anonymous said...

Why should anyone donate baseball equipment? Mr. Baras tried to stiff Israel and make money and he accomplished his goal. He left debts of 1.5 million dollars and never revealed his expenses which was covered up by his CEO Martin Berger and his board who conveniently resigned.
Mr Rosen has his basketball team which has done a great job. Everyone even got paid.
Why should he fund a baseball event? If he wants he could just as well support a hospital or any institution he desires. Why shouldn't Elli donate the baseball equipment if he is so interested in doing a mitzva ?