Boxing historian Mike Silver has built on his 60 years of knowledge of the sport to write an encyclopedia of the great Jewish fighters in Stars in the Ring: Jewish Champions in the Golden Age of Boxing.If you’re a fan of this fading American pastime, this hardcover panoramic opus is a great coffee-table read, chockfull of history, photographs and indexes that narrate the expansion and fall of the sport, predominantly from the perspective of Jewish boxers. But for those with little boxing knowledge, it may be difficult to get through. There is a lot of background, but the information is somewhat scattered, with discussions on everything from practice facilities to the rise of African-American boxers.Which Jews have fought at Madison Square Garden over the last 90 years? (Answer: a lot from 1920 to 1950; just two since then). Who fought under Irish pseudonyms?