The Jewish Link and Drink Up would like to recognize 12-year-old Benji Shiner as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The sixth grader at Yavneh Academy led his team, Grand & Essex, to victory in this summer’s 4/5 grade BBO/TBO championship game. When asked about Shiner, BBO Comissioner Rabbi Avi Rosalimsky told The Jewish
(Courtesy of TBO) “Somebody pass the Tums!”
That was what Teaneck’s coaches and fans were thinking in the top of the seventh inning at Overpeck Park, as they watched their team desperately struggle to hold the 6-2 lead they brought into the inning. A seeming eternity after Jason Gamss took
The Jewish Link and Drink Up would like to recognize Emme Wallach as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The fifth grader at the Yeshivat Noam showed off her game this summer earning her a spot on the Junior Division All Star team at Hustle & Heart this summer. Earlier in the year, Emme’s MGBL team V&N Realty
Focus can make all the difference. Great pitching doesn’t hurt either.
Coming off of a painful loss last Thursday night against Leonia, Teaneck 14U rebounded in a big way, taking this matchup against Saddle Brook decisively, 8-1. The TBO boys looked stronger in every phase of the game,
(Courtesy of Jump Into Shape) On Sunday night, October 4, Jump Into Shape (www.jumpintoshape.fun) raised $1,150 for Kosher Troops ( www.koshertroops.com ), an organization that sends kosher food and holiday gift baskets to several hundred Jewish members of the U.S. Armed Forces stationed
Regular gym classes, many sports leagues and in-person fitness classes are among the many casualties of the new normal. The Jewish Link would like to hear from you, our readers: “What creative methods have you employed to maintain your fitness and sanity during COVID-19?”
Please submit your pandemic
Drink Up and The Jewish Link would like to recognize 15-year-old Jackie Carter as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Carter, a freshman at Yeshivat Frisch earned recognition as an JV All-Star at Hustle and Heart this past summer. When asked about Jackie, Yeshivat Noam coach Steve Gutlove told The Jewish Link, “I had
We all know about the difficulties observant Jews must face each year in dealing with taking off so many work days for the Jewish holidays in the fall.
But how about some sympathy for the Orthodox Jewish sports fan. Every year the baseball playoffs are scheduled in October, which always correspond to at
After eight hours and over 70 miles of cycling, we were nearing the end of Bike4Chai 2020. We had battled heat, humidity and never-ending inclines.
With fewer than eight miles to go, I noticed that my gears were not responding. My first thought was, “The battery that powers
(JNS) Obed Hrangchal, 26, a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and kickboxing champion from India who has already won two gold, seven silver and two bronze national medals in Wushu
Drink Up and The Jewish Link would like to recognize 17-year-old Zevi Samet as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The senior at the Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC) has worked very hard to get where he is today, arguably one of the top five varsity basketball players in the Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic