Wednesday, June 26, 2019


SAR JV Girls Are Soccer Champs

As the girls JV soccer championships was approaching, the tension between the SAR Sting and the Frisch Cougars was rising. SAR, 9-0, and Frisch, 8-0-1, never met during the regular season. On Thursday night at Ma’ayanot, the game began. Frisch and SAR remained

SAR Alum Isaac Spiegel Aspires to Major Leagues

Many American youth dream of pursuing professional sports careers. In what amounts to a series of elimination rounds, one recent SAR High School graduate has made it to the collegiate varsity level. Englewood resident Isaac Spiegel recently completed his freshman season as part of the

Escape From Alcatraz: Part V

If I don’t get eaten by sharks in the swim or crash on the bike, I will just have to run 8 miles.

(In San Francisco?)

SAR HS Girls JV Soccer Team Advances to Ship

The semi-final JV soccer game was held at SAR High School on Wednesday night, May 16. SAR Sting competed against the North Shore Lions for the third time this season, winning both previous games, so they were favored to win. Scoring the first two goals of the night

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

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