Estee Ackerman

Seven Wonder Women Of Jewish Athletics

These female athletes are strong, dedicated, talented...and Jewish.

08/02/2015 - 20:00
Editorial Interns

Last week, the Arizona Cardinals hired Dr. Jen Welter, who is believed to be the first female coach in NFL history. While Welter herself isn’t Jewish, her appointment provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate female members of the Tribe who have shattered the glass ceiling with their skates, running shoes, and ping-pong paddles.

Fifteen-year-old Jewess and ping-pong star, Estee Ackerman. Via

For Ping-Pong Star, Shabbat Comes First

01/07/2013 - 19:00
Staff Writer

Estee Ackerman, a sixth-grader at Hebrew Academy of Nassau County and a rising star in competitive Ping-Pong, looked at the schedule of the recent U.S. National Table Tennis Championships in Las Vegas and figured she’d be done in plenty of time for Shabbat.

Estee Ackerman, 11, is a rising table tennis star with her eyes on the 2016 Olympics. Courtesy of Ackerman family
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