The Ezra Schwartz Memorial Baseball Tournament is an annual event established in memory of Ezra Schwartz '15. This year the Tournament will be held May 16-19, 2019.
Ezra, a Maimonides graduate, was killed by a Palestinian terrorist in Israel on November 19, 2015. He was on his way to do volunteer work in memory of the 3 boys, Gil-ad, Naftali and Eyal, who were kidnapped and killed in June of 2014. Ezra was 18 years old.
The 3rd Annual Ezra Schwartz Memorial Baseball Tournament is being held in Ezra's hometown of Sharon, Massachusetts. According to his mother Ruth, " the main goal in creating this special tournament was to share Ezra's spirit and love for baseball."