A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from November 25, 2004
Maccabees (Yeshiva University teams)
Yes, Yeshiva University has a sports team. It's called the Maccabees.

16 November 1975, New York Times, pg. 242:
YESHIVA
The return of all five starters gives Yeshiva hope for bettering 5-14 record, but the Maccabees play under strenuous conditions - no gym, tough academic schedule and no emphasis on athletics.
Posted by Barry Popik
Education/Schools • (0) Comments • Thursday, November 25, 2004 • Permalink