Tuesday, July 07, 2020


YMSSA 7TH Grade Boys All-Star Game

There was no let down in the final game of YMSSA’s All-Star Sunday when two split-squads took to the court to showcase the local 7th grade talent.

The game started slowly, both teams adjusting to the high school-size court at the Torah Academy of Bergen County. The dark team went to the locker room at halftime down 23-20.

The second half saw


AIFL Flag Football

From AIFL flag foot­ball: Eli Blumenfeld, David Siesser, Jordan Zimmer­man, Yehudah Schmutter, Ian Bromberg, Yosef Reich, and Adir Koenig. Photo by Yaffa Bromberg.


YMSSA 6th Grade Boys’ All-Stars

This past Sunday, at TABC, the best sixth graders from around the league met to play in the very first YMSSA All-Star Game. Although All-Star Team #2 toppled All-Star Team #1, 59- 41, it was great seeing these talented boys play well together.

It all began with the tipoff between the YMSSA finalists, Isaac Horowitz and Billy Krause. Krause took the tip


Beth Aaron Bottling Co. Triumphs

Twice down to their last out, the Beth Aar­on Bottling Company scored two runs to cap a 5-4 come-from-behind win in B‘nai Yeshu­run Softball League action on Sunday. Age­less captain Harold Gellis struck out a career best seven batters en route to the team’s fourth straight win. After starting the season winless in three tries, the


Ma’ayanot Hockey Tops Frisch

As the fans piled in to the TABC gym, the stakes were high. The championship game is the last game of the season and each team is determined to make the trophy their own.

As the first period began, Frisch scored the first goal. A few minutes later, first-liner Alex Fuchs made the first Ma’ayanot goal. Frisch then scored anoth­er goal raising the


St. A’s TBO 7/8 Champions

The TBO 7/8 championship game was a true test of confidence and determination. Both teams hit and played the field well. It was a low scoring, close game that featured six lead changes. Sterling Cleaners pitchers David Grunstein and Gilad Jutkowitz held the St. A’s lineup to only one run in the first 2 innings with help from excellent defensive plays by Rami


World Cup Excitement Sizzles at Gotham Burger

Teaneck—During the World Cup match be­tween the United States and Portugal on Sun­day night, the excitement of the internation­al soccer competition was contagious. Every time America scored, Gotham Burger erupted into pandemonium, with everyone cheering and screaming for their team. When Portugal scored, with 30 seconds left in the game, to tie it up at 2-2 off


Coach David Blatt’s NBA Hiring Hailed as ‘Incredible’ for Jewish Community

The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Cleveland Cavaliers looked near and far during a five-week stretch for a head coach, and they finally found their man— in Israel. David Blatt, who coached Maccabi Tel Aviv to the Euroleague and Israeli league basketball championships this year, struck a deal to become the 20th coach in the his­tory of the


The World’s Best Shooter Comes to Bergen County

On June 18, Cmek and Yeshivat Ben Porat Yosef treat­ed a packed gym to a shooting perfor­mance that few will ever see duplicat­ed. Dave Hopla, con­sidered by many to be the top shoot­er in the world, came to Bergen County for a basketball shoot­ing demonstration. He regularly knocks down 495 out of 500 shots—while




Frisch Cougars Win Baseball Championship

The Frisch Cougars entered the Metropolitan Yeshiva High School League championship game looking to extend their six-game winning streak and to end their five-year baseball trophy drought. They came onto the Rockland Boulders Stadium determined to defeat the Kushner Cobras in a rematch of the last game of the regular season which the Cougars won.



Yavneh Youth League Championship Sunday

Yavneh Youth League (YYL) concluded its season with Championship Sunday on June 15, with three upsets in four divisions, and an ice-cream party for its youngest group.

This year, the league enjoyed its largest reg­istration in history, with 26 teams, all focused on sportsmanship, skill improvement, and fun.