Tuesday, December 11, 2018


MTA’s 3-on-3 7th/8th Grade Basketball Tourney Is a Slam Dunk

This past Friday, MTA hosted their first-ever Middle School 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. The program began with davening, and continued with breakfast and a fantastic shiur from MTA 9th grade Maggid Shiur Rabbi Jonathan Kessel. As part of his shiur, Rabbi Kessel encouraged the over 50 seventh and eighth graders

Baseball Legend Albert Pujols Makes Historic Visit to Shalva

(Jerusalem)-Los Angeles Angels baseball superstar, Albert Pujols, along with his wife Deidre, made a historic visit to the new Shalva National Children’s Center in November during the course of his maiden trip to Israel. This was the first time an American baseball icon had ever visited Shalva, which was arranged by

Yeshiva University Knocks Off NYU in Their Home Opener

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.

Yavneh Academy Road Race Raises Money for Scholarship Needs

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

Ma’ayanot Rapids Basketball Off to a Great Start

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.

TABC Hockey Splits in Double Header Against Rival Frisch

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

MTA Varsity Lions Finish Third at Steve Glouberman Tournament

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

TABC JV Ball Gears Up For Another Strong Season

In its second year under coaching duo Oswald Cross and Jonathan Packer, the TABC JV Basketball team enters the season with another strong roster. Coach Oz, who has had much success coaching at an AAU level and as an assistant coach at St. John’s University, has brought his talent and leadership back for another season and has

Yeshiva University Men’s Soccer Earns Non-Conference Win Over Pratt

The Yeshiva University men’s soccer team earned a hard-fought non-conference win over Pratt Institute, 3-1, at University Stadium on Wednesday evening. The Maccabees scored the lone goal in the first half, and outscored the Cannoneers, 2-1, in the second to clinch the win.

Each team had plenty of

Inbal Jerusalem Hotel Hosts Former NBA Star Amar’e Stoudemire

Jerusalem—Former National Basketball Association (NBA) star and current Hapoel Jerusalem player Amar’e Stoudemire has teamed with the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel to host a charity event for children in need. During the event, which took place in the lobby of the hotel on Sunday, Oct. 23, various items were sold, including

MTA Sophomores Catch Epic Yankees 9th Inning Win

This past week, Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) 10th graders spent their “Sophomore Night Out” watching the New York Yankees take on the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. Following school, the boys headed straight to the stadium and made it in time for the first pitch. The game started off as a heated pitcher’s

TABC JV Basketball Gearing Up for a Great Season

Thanks to a dominant game by starting forward Alex Ostrin, the TABC Storm JV basketball team beat Flatbush 45-39 in a scrimmage game on Sunday. Ostrin was helped by fellow starters Yoni Mann, Amichai Citron, Jonathan Haberman and Yechiel Keiser who all did their part to contribute to the win. The Storm, led by coach Oswald

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