Men’s Group – Speaker Michael Kaufman

January 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Sports themed dinner catered by Hobby’s

Guest Speaker: Michael Kaufman



Michael Kaufman has been a sportswriter, investigative reporter, and medical writer for more than 30 years. His writing has appeared in Sport, Crawdaddy, Black Sports, Hockey, Woman’s World, Health, and other periodicals, and in several anthologies and sociology textbooks. As a freelancer he interviewed both the tallest man in the world and the oldest living dwarf for the National Enquirer. More recently he was a contributing writer for the Reader’s Digest best-selling books, Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Things and More Life for Your Stuff.

     A member of Temple Beth Shalom in Florida, NY, he lives in Warwick, NY, with his wife Eva-Lynne Greene. His presentation will focus mainly on his experiences as a sportswriter from 1969 to 1979, a period of social and political upheaval that had a major impact in the world of sports.

Mock sparring with Muhammad Ali in 1970:

At Saratoga race track with SUNY Empire State College president Merodie Hancock during ESC annual alumni Day at the Races event.