Tuesday, December 11, 2018


YU Roller Hockey Team Rolls On to Division 2 After Winning First Season

There was great joy and jubilation this summer in Washington Heights when YU’s Roller Hockey team was notified by the Eastern Conference of the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA) that after one year in the league they would be moving up from Division 4 to Division 2. Their stellar playing led them to a victory

Register for Bronx Basketball Academy

It is the final week to register for Bronx Basketball Academy, a new and unique youth basketball development program for third- to sixth-grade boys and third- and fourth-grade girls. Sessions will take place on Sunday mornings and afternoons at SAR Academy in Riverdale. Registration is limited to 32 kids per age group and closes

Team Israel Victorious in Final Qualifier of 2017 World Baseball Classic

On Thursday night, Israel took the field at Brooklyn’s MCU Park, against Great Britain in front of almost 4,000 fans. Former MLB Star Jason Marquis took the hill for Israel. In the top of the 2nd, he gave up a hit to Champ Stuart of the New York Mets., Todd Isaacs singled two batters later to make it 1-0.

YU Women’s Tennis Team Remains Undefeated

The Yeshiva University women’s tennis team narrowly defeated the Sage Colleges, 5-4, in a Skyline Conference contest at Queens College on Sunday afternoon. The Maccabees remain undefeated at 8-0 overall and 5-0 in the Skyline.

Leading the way for Yeshiva was junior Shani Hava, who won both her

YU Cross Country Teams Perform Well at Recent Invitationals

BRONX, N.Y.—The Yeshiva University cross country teams competed in the York College Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park on Sunday. The women’s team earned bronze, with 140 points, while the men’s team finished fourth overall with 137 points.

Leading the way for the women’s team was senior

MVP Boys 2016: Another Slam Dunk Season

MVP, the premier Jewish Orthodox Boys’ Basketball Camp at Camp Seneca Lake, under the direction of Irv Bader and Judah Rhine, celebrated its eighth consecutive season of record-breaking registration and enrollment. Four divisions, 24 teams and over 120 games were played over the course of the five-day camp. The games

Riverdale's Robbie Marcus Scores Big in Track Cycling Nationals

Coming off 17 glorious days of sharing in the victories of the world’s top athletes as they competed in grueling competitions to break records and earn medals, many of us are energized to incorporate more physical activity into our daily lives. But after the visions of the 2016 Rio Olympics fade, how many of us

Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: David Lewis

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 15 year old David Lewis as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The SAR High School student is a Track n Field star.

Lewis’s teammate Adam Weiss told The JLNJ, “David has won multiple New York City races and is

Riverdale Soccer Begins in Seton Park

Tudor Livadaru moved from Romania to Riverdale at the age of 10, and has been there ever since, with the exception of his college years, which were spent playing soccer at Brandeis University. Following his recent graduation, Livadaru returned to Riverdale intending to inspire young children to get involved in soccer, the game he

Helping Our Children Have the Best— and Safest—Summer Ever

Children greeted the official start of summer with open arms earlier this week, excited for the fun-filled season ahead. Some will learn how to swim for the first time while others will shoot their first layups; all are eagerly looking forward to the best summer ever.

As parents, though, summer comes

Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Avigayil Shapiro

The Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut and Gotham Burger would like to recognize Avigayil Shapiro, 17, as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The recent Ma’ayanot graduate had a terrific four years at Ma’ayanot. When she was a sophomore and junior, she was captain of the Ma’ayanot

WTA Students Shine at Carnegie Hall Appearance

On May 27, students from Westchester Torah Academy had the opportunity of a lifetime when they performed as musicians at the world-famous Carnegie Hall. Third graders from WTA spent the year participating in a curriculum called “Link Up,” a program in which students in Grades 3 through 5 are given the chance to study music

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