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Friday, May 29, 2020

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The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Elliot Steinmetz

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize Elliot Steinmetz as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Steinmetz, a partner at the commercial real estate transactions and litigations firm of Rosenberg & Steinmetz PC, has earned recent fame as the head coach of the Yeshiva University Macs men’s basketball

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Israeli Basketball Phenom Deni Avdija Drafted Into IDF

With Maccabi Tel Aviv season on hold NBA lottery prospect joins army, to continue service in US.

Israel’s rising basketball star Deni Avdija has joined the Israel Defense Forces to fulfill his mandatory army service to the country. The Maccabi Tel Aviv and Israel National Team forward is

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Ironman in Canada Part 4: Coronavirus Training

I can pinpoint the moment the coronavirus took over my training...and I tell you when I took it back.

Purim 2020: Tuesday March 10. That was the last day that anything about my training or my life felt normal.

(Nothing about your life or your

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The Jewish Link of New Jersey Sportstar of the Week: Nate Brotsky

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 10-year-old Nate Brotsky as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The fourth grader at Yeshivat He’Atid has been ripping up in the third/fourth grade MGBL boys division for team Kindersmiles. One of his finest performances (before the league was put on hold) was a 27 point

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Bergen Broncos Partner With Hustle And Heart to Bring You Zoom Clinics

During this difficult time in all our lives, our thoughts and prayers are with all those impacted by the COVID-19 virus. Bergen Broncos and Hustle & Heart Sports have teamed up to offer online (stay at home) basketball clinics for the community so kids can stay active and continue to hone their skills and have some

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DID YOU KNOW

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Turell and Leifer Named D3hoops.com All-Americans; Steinmetz Selected as D3hoops National Coach of the Year

(yumacs.com) D3hoops released its All-America teams on its website, on Tuesday evening, and Yeshiva University is heavily represented. Sophomore guard Ryan Turell was selected to the D3hoops All-America first team, while senior forward Gabriel Leifer earned a spot on its All-America fourth team. Elliot Steinmetz was tabbed as the

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YU's Turell, Leifer, Halpert and Steinmetz Receive Major Accolades From D3hoops.com

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) D3hoops released its All-Region teams on its website last week, and Yeshiva University is heavily represented. Sophomore guard Ryan Turell was honored as the D3hoops.com Atlantic Region Player of the Year, while also earning a spot on the All-Atlantic first team. Senior forward Gabriel Leifer also secured a

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The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Kayla Miodownik

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 17-year-old Kayla Miodownik as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The senior at the Bruriah High School for Girls has been playing volleyball for Bruriah since ninth grade. She is one of the captains this year and does a great job of motivating her team and preparing them for

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Ironman in Canada: Part 3

“I see it says ‘Swim, Bike, Run’ on your kippah. Is that the order? I have always wondered?” Tom Friedman asked me as a I turned to leave after dropping off his Purim basket.

(It was really more of a bag than a basket.)

That’s not

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2020 IBL Championship Preview

Editor's Note: The IBL championship games are being postponed due to the coronavirus.

 

(4) Yeshiva League Pass 65,
(1) KHK/SZG Investments 53

Coming into the night, KHK had lost just one game all

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The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Zach Amos

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 16-year-old Zach Amos as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The junior at The Frisch School was crowned the “Dominator” at last month’s Wittenberg Tournament. The award is given annually to the wrestler with the most pins in the least amount of time in the championship

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