“Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel” makes its theatrical debut at top indie theaters from September 4-8 in select theaters in New Jersey, New York and California. The film has already won five audience awards at film festivals. The amazing “Cinderella story” making headlines is about a team of nice Jewish baseball
Israeli NBA player Omri Caspi signed on Tuesday a three-year contract with Maccabi Tel Aviv, returning to the team after a decade of playing in the NBA.
Caspi, 31, is the first Israeli to play in the NBA and is now concluding his successful NBA career. The forward decided to return back home
Cleveland Indians all-star outfielder Yasiel Puig paid a surprise visit to Camp Simcha in Glen Spey, New York. Puig signed autographs for the campers, danced with them and led a baseball clinic. Camp Simcha and Camp Simcha Special are Chai Lifeline’s flagship summer programs for children with cancer and chronic
The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 14-year-old Yael Picker as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The recent graduate of Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County (SSBC) will be taking her talents to Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy (SAR) in the fall. Yael was a key cog in the dominant
On Wednesday, June 26, ten year old Madison Shatzkes of New Rochelle took the field at Yankee Stadium as part of a pre-game ceremony. Madison, also known as Maddy, was a “New York Daily News” essay contest winner. The contest asked kids ages 8-14 to write an essay explaining what ‘Yankee Tradition’ means to them.
On July 1, Jewish Hoops of America named Judah Oppenheimer, of Scarsdale and SAR Academy (‘19), as the National Player of the Year for the 2018-19 season. According to Jewish Hoops of America, “Oppenheimer capped a stellar three year varsity career by averaging 21.4 points per game and led the Sting to a 15-10 record and a
For a July Ironman like Lake Placid, I start training in December. There are 40 minute swims at 5 a.m., 60 minute indoor bike rides at 4:30 and the occasional six to eight mile run in the snow.
That’s called the «base phase.» By March, I start adding volume.
Kids of Courage, the non-profit organization dedicated to creating smiles on the faces of children with serious illnesses, ran its first-ever flag football tournament event this past Sunday in Cedarhurst, at Lawrence High School. The super successful fundraising event featured Curtis Samuel, wide receiver
(Courtesy of YABA) The 2019 YABA (Yeshiva High School Alumni Basketball Association) dinner took place on Thursday, May 23, at Ahavath Torah in Englewood, and was attended by close to 200 people. The crowd was a mix of alumni and old time players, former and current coaches and managers from the Metropolitan Jewish High School League. The
Jack Hughes became the first Jewish player to be the No. 1 overall pick in the National Hockey League draft.
Hughes, 18, was selected on June 21 by the New Jersey Devils.
He comes from a family of hockey players: His father, Jim, who is Catholic, was a