Friday, August 14, 2020


Escape From Alcatraz: Part IV


I have made so much out of swimming with the sharks


(Yes, we know)


that I

Carmel Academy Girls Get a League of Their Own

Carmel Academy seventh graders Francesca Margolius and Nili Sprecher had been playing on the school’s baseball team for a number of years. As the only girls on the all-boys team, and with their growing interest for the American pastime, the two young athletes decided it was time for a league

Escape From Alcatraz, Part 3: Avoiding Becoming Shark Food

There are three ways to know where you are going when you swim in the open water:

1. Follow the Bubbles

Swim “on the heels” of someone who is going at

MTA Baseball Lions Have Perfect 3-0 Record

The MTA Lions baseball team began their season with games against TABC, Heschel and Flatbush. The Lions, who had reached the semi-finals last year, are an even stronger team this year and are looking forward to an even better season.

YU’s Joey Goffstein Invited to NCAA Career Sports Forum

(Courtesy of Junior Joseph Goffstein, of the Yeshiva University baseball team, has been selected to participate in the 2018 NCAA Career in Sports Forum.

Escape From Alcatraz

Part II: Learning to Swim

I kickstarted my training for the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon with a New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge.

MTA Celebrates Yom Ha’atzmaut

MTA talmidim celebrated Yom Ha’atzmaut with an exciting array of activities. The celebrations for Israel’s 70th birthday began with the entire yeshiva davening an uplifting Hallel together at Shacharit, followed by Rosh Yeshiva

Bi-Cultural Students Visit Israel’s Largest Volunteer Organization

Since they arrived in Israel on April 11, the graduating class of Stamford’s Bi-Cultural Day School has been enjoying a jam-packed itinerary that includes touring the country from Eilat to the Golan Heights; engaging in acts of chesed—aka ‘loving kindness’ or social

MTA Wins Sarachek Championship Tier III

After a strong performance throughout Yeshiva University’s Red Sarachek Tournament, the MTA Lions faced Beren in the Tier III championship. The Lions came out of the gate strong, with Eitan Warburg (‘19) nailing a 3-pointer off the

‘Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel’ to Open in Rockland County

As far back as Hank Greenberg in the early part of the 20th century, Jews have, for one reason or another, been subject to various forms of discrimination in baseball. The film “Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel,” originated by MLB baseball writer Jonathan

SAR and Frisch Girls Are Bball Champs

SAR Sting Captures First Boys Varsity Hockey Championship

On Sunday, March 18, the SAR Sting faced off against the Frisch Cougars in the 38th annual MYHSAL boys varsity floor hockey championship at Lawrence Middle School in Lawrence. Following a 9-4-1 season and fourth seed in the Western Division, the Frisch Cougars upset the

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