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Yeshiva University Knocks Off NYU in Their Home Opener

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The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team opened the home portion of its schedule in style, by knocking off previously unbeaten New York University by a score of 83-68, at the Max Stern Athletic Center on Sunday afternoon. The Maccabees advanced their record to 2-3, while the Violets fell to 3-1.

Yeshiva had a balanced...

Yavneh Academy Road Race Raises Money for Scholarship Needs

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Yavneh Academy, located in Paramus, New Jersey, held its 12th Annual 5K /1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, November 13, at the Westfield Garden State Plaza. The Benjamin Schwartz Memorial 5K Run and 1Mile Fun Run/Walk is named for the brother of Yavneh parent and JLNJ co-publisher Mendy Schwartz and drew over 1,000 people who helped to raise nearly $45,000 for Yavneh Academy scholarship needs.

“The 5K Run is absolutely one of my favorite dates on the school calendar. I love the fact that it promotes healthy living, motivates our children and school families to stay active, and fosters incredible school spirit!” said Rabbi Jonathan Knapp, Yavneh Academy head of school.

Participants of...

Ma’ayanot Rapids Basketball Off to a Great Start

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Ma’ayanot’s JV Rapids team had an amazing first game. Sophomore captains Avigayil Kaminetsky, Noa Berkowitz and Avigayil Halpert all put up points for their young team. Kaminetsky had eight points, Berkowitz had four points including two clutch foul shots. Halpert had four points. Esther Avidan had eight points from the floor. Sophomore point guard Nealy Saks had several steals and fast breaks helping her team stay aggressive on defense and leading on offense. Freshmen Michal Meisels and Tova Kaplan used their speed and intensity to drop in layups off of big steals. 12 points for Kaplan and 11 for Meisels, including many assists, as Ma’ayanot topped Kushner 52-21 to open the...

TABC Hockey Splits in Double Header Against Rival Frisch

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The TABC Storm took on the Frisch Cougars at home in a thrilling double header. After an exciting win last week over the Ramaz Rams, the varsity team was looking for a second victory. Both schools came out strong, especially on the defensive side of the court. Neither team could catch a break, as TABC was able to match the talent of the heavily favored Cougars. The third period ended without a goal, and the game was headed to overtime. After a hard fought game, the Cougars were able to finally find a hole in the opening seconds of overtime to secure the win. Even with the loss, TABC fought hard and played incredibly well.

The JV teams played next, and TABC opened its season hoping to...

MTA Varsity Lions Finish Third at Steve Glouberman Tournament

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For the first time in half a decade, the MTA Lions ventured out of the tri state area for a basketball tournament. They arrived in Los Angeles on Wednesday night and on Thursday morning set out for Shalhevet to play against the Frisch Cougars, after which they went to the JEM Center to match up against the Valley Torah Wolfpack. In both games MTA played stellar defense, holding these two juggernaut offenses to 40 and 41 points respectively. However, MTA could not get their shots to fall and came up short in both appearances landing them at the seventh seed to square off against the tournament hosts, the second seeded Shalhevet Firehawks, on Friday morning.

After a slow offensive start...

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