Friday, September 22, 2017

Sports

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Adira Orbach

The Jewish Link and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 15-year-old Adira Orbach as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR) rising junior will be starting her third season as a member of the varsity Sting basketball team. Her

New Rochelle’s Gerald Cohen to Run Marathon for Adam

Adam Krief was a rockstar in his own right. The Los Angeles-based father of three, who succumbed to a rare form of cancer at the age of 32, spearheaded a worldwide movement within the Jewish, but particularly Sephardic Jewish, community to encourage others with similar heritage to get swabbed to find out their eligibility as a bone

SAR Girls Softball Wraps Up Great Season

Annual Lincoln Park Jewish Center Father’s Day Basketball Tournament Benefits Autism Research

Fathers competed against their sons at the 10th annual Lucy Eisler Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, played on Father’s Day on the courts of the Lincoln Park Jewish Center on Central Park Avenue in Yonkers. Mike Mathews, known to his teammates as “Big Mike,” is a former power forward and center

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft and NFL Hall of Famers Visit Israeli Air Force Base

Rehovot, Israel – New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft visited the Israeli Air Force (IAF)’s Tel Nof air base yesterday with a delegation of 18 American National Football League (NFL) Hall of Famers to show their support for the brave soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). The visit was organized by Friends of the

Play Ball With (or Against) Your Father on Father’s Day

Sunday, June 18, is Father’s Day, and a great day to compete with your father at the 10th Annual Lucy Eisler Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Balls hit the backboards at the Lincoln Park Jewish Center’s basketball court on Father’s Day starting at 9:30 a.m. LPJC members Nathan and

South Riverdale Little Leagues Unite Community in All-Star Baseball Game

On Sunday, May 28, the South Riverdale Little League and Riverdale Jewish Center’s Kosher Little League joined together for an all-star community baseball game.

Three players from each SRLL minor league team (ages seven-ten) and three players from

MTA Tennis Lions Close Season With Win Over Frisch

The MTA Tennis Lions took the court on Thursday night at the Althea Gibson Tennis Center in Newark, New Jersey, hoping to end their season on a high note with a win over Frisch. MTA grabbed the early lead thanks to a dominant performance from #1 singles star Josh Zyskind (‘17), who with a relentless dose of blistering serves and

MVP 2017 Ninth Annual Girls All Star Day Is Smashing Success

On Sunday, April 30, MVP Basketball hosted its ninth annual Girls All Star Day at SAR High School in Riverdale. The daylong program featured over 100 players from yeshivas from all leagues throughout the New York and New Jersey metro area, including Bergen County, as selected by their respective coaches.  There were four all star

Westchester Day School Hockey Team Celebrates an Amazing Season

The YMSSA middle school girls hockey championship game was just as exciting as anticipated. In front of a packed crowd, this emotional roller coaster of a game saw Yavneh prevail over WDS by the close score of 5-3.

Right off the opening faceoff, WDS was relentless at the half court line, making

Yeshiva University Inaugurates First-Ever Hall of Fame Class

This week, Yeshiva University inducted its inaugural class to the university’s brand new Hall of Fame. The event, which took place on Monday night in YU’s Belfer Hall, featured some of the best athletes and coaches in Yeshiva history.

According to YU, The Yeshiva University

Gotham Burger Sportstars of the Week: Sophie Hecht and Rebecca Hyman

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize SAR seniors Sophie Hecht and Rebecca Hyman as this week’s co-sportstars of the week. The dynamic duo is coming off of a terrific championship season.

The SAR coach told The Jewish Link, “While our team has no

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