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The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Noah Greenspan

The Jewish Link would like to recognize 13-year-old Noah Greenspan as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The rising eighth grader at the Yavneh Academy is an all-around athlete. He has spent many years playing in TBO baseball and Teaneck’s FC travel soccer team. Noah’s coach and FC Teaneck Director of Coaching Tim

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MYHSAL Announces Spring 2020 Championship Games Are Canceled

In a letter sent out to Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League (MYHSAL) directors, League Commissioner Seth Gordon announced that the board of directors has unanimously voted to cancel the spring season’s championship games, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Girls volleyball, boys hockey, and girls and boys basketball had

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Kushner Varsity Competes in NJ Baseball ‘Last Dance’ World Series

As the only yeshiva day school participating in the Last Dance statewide tournament, the RKYHS varsity baseball team was ready to face its tough opponents. Indeed, after years of playing solely in a MYHSAL setting, the sheer magnitude of the tournament and emphasis on professional play were not easy pills for the team to

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Jump Into Shape  Offers ‘Beginner Men’s’ For Ages 55 and Over

(Courtesy of Jump Into Shape) Jump Into Shape, a fitness program designed to build a healthier body for your soul, has opened registration for a new men's beginner jump rope program for ages 55 and over. Participants in this four-week program will learn the proper form and technique for jump roping, and receive two new Crossrope

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Kushner Varsity Joins 220 Teams Statewide For ‘Last Dance’ Baseball Tournament

For high school students looking forward to another season of baseball, quarantine and social distancing have thus far thwarted their plans. In response to this disappointment, over 220 high school teams have assembled efforts toward a baseball tournament styled like an NCAA World Series.

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Ironman in Canada, Part 9: Virtuality

I should be 50 days from the Ironman in Canada.

(But the race has been canceled due to COVID-19.)

In fact, all my races so far have been canceled.

(You still have the Half Ironman in Atlantic City.)

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Israeli Professional Soccer Player Joins the Neighborhood

The Jewish Link is excited to welcome Ryan (Reuven) Adeleye and his family to the Englewood community and is eager to explore his expertise as a soccer coach and personal trainer.

Originally from Maplewood, New Jersey, Adeleye was a professional soccer player in Israel, playing on three

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Remembering Basketball Star Marvin Hershkowitz, One of Yeshiva University’s ‘Most Iconic Alumni’

While his former teammates won a national championship in 1950, Hershkowitz studied Torah for several hours a day, while starring on the basketball court for the YU Maccabees.

As fans prepare for the much-anticipated return of the National Basketball Association (NBA) season,

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Yeshiva League Stars Turn Entrepreneurs

In March, when high school came to an abrupt end, many seniors spent their time attached to video game consoles or attempting to become Tik Tok stars. But Danny Weinberger, Shmuli Coates, Jacob Bergstein and Judah Rolnick had other plans.

Throughout high school, this foursome built

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The Jewish Link Sportstars of the Week: Ori and Yehoshua Schloss

The Jewish Link would like to recognize 10-year-old Ori and 15 year old Eli Schloss as this week’s Sportstars of the Week. The Schloss brothers each won their division and emerged as the big winners at this year’s Shomrei Torah of Fair Lawn Naftoli Aron Torah Enrichment Program Table Tennis Tournament on February 8, at

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